American Pizza Community Salutes Small Business Saturday

Washington, D.C. – November 24, 2015 – Pizza store owners around the country will share their support with local small businesses on Saturday, November 28th to celebrate Small Business Saturday™ and encourage everyone to “buy local, eat local.”  With 54 percent of the 73,000 pizzerias in the U.S. independently-owned, there is no industry more reflectiveMore »

Happy National Pizza with the Works Day (except anchovies) — Nov. 12

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November 12 marks National Pizza with the Works (except anchovies) Day. Call it the works, supreme, loaded, everything but the kitchen sink — it’s a popular pizza in the U.S. Don’t count out the anchovy. It’s made quite the resurgence on food trend lists recently. Back to the works pizza. Let’s look at a samplingMore »

Destinations: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


A look at pizzerias in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Nomad Pizza Company From its modest beginning as a food truck, Nomad Pizza has exploded into a three-unit operation — two in Philly, and one in Hopewell, New Jersey. A Princeton, New Jersey, spot is scheduled to open in spring 2016. It’s sought-after Neapolitan- and Roman-style pizzas offerMore »

10 ways pizzerias celebrated National Pizza Month


Here at Pizza Today, we kicked off National Pizza Month with the release of our coveted Hot 100 Independent Pizzerias list. Let’s look around the country to see how pizzerias commemorated National Pizza Month. Pizzerias got into the National Pizza Month spirit by: Introducing new pizzas. Grimaldi’s Pizzeria has paraded out five special Chef selections,More »

Destinations: Kansas City, MO


A look at pizzerias in Kansas City, Missouri Providence Pizzeria Co. Opened in 2014 by brothers Luke and Aaron Salvatoret, the suburban Kansas City pizzeria has a well-designed, modern and open restaurant. Its interior highlights a showpiece, imported French brick oven, accompanied by a deck oven. The two ovens give Providence the versatility to offerMore »

Pizza is officially the Most Instagrammed Food


Italian PR agency Klaus Davi and chef Alessio Mecozzi have backed a research study of the world’s most Instagrammed food. And the winner is pizza, of course. Researchers combed through 300 million food photos, finding that 17 million used the hashtag #pizza. Fun findings include: Pizza outpaced burgers 10-1. Second place went to sushi andMore »

Restaurant Design: Now Trending


Distinguishing dining-room design trend from fad Dan Collier and his partner, Josh Schreider, of PizzaMan Dan’s in Ventura County, California, took a serious look at the pizza company’s interiors about a year ago. Since its inception in 2012, Collier and Schreider kept coming back to the same question regarding design: “Will it sell a singleMore »