Pizza Today announces 2016 Independent Pizzeria of the Year

The 2016 Independent Pizzeria of the Year is Portland, Oregon-based Sizzle Pie. The announcement was made on the cover of Pizza Today’s August issue, which is now available. Sizzle Pie is featured inside the issue and the story can be read online here: http://www.pizzatoday.com/departments/features/2016-pizza-today-independent-pizzeria-year-sizzle-pie-portland/

2016 Pizza Today Independent Pizzeria of the Year: Sizzle Pie, Portland, OR

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Sizzling! Portland pizzeria becomes rock star of the Northwest What happens when a couple of metal heads decide to open a pizzeria in a suspect neighborhood once known for heroin and prostitutes? Sizzle Pie happens. A major revitalization of a downtrodden area happens. Four stores closing in on $8 million in sales in 2015 happen.More »

Pizza Today on the Road: Slyce Pizza Bar, Indian Rocks Beach, FL

Owners Jack Bennett and Ken Gillespie with General Manager Suzanne Brown

Ready, Set, Grow! Pizza, beer, outdoor seating propel sales at Slyce Pizza Bar With an expansive bar both inside and outside the pizzeria, Slyce Pizza Bar in Indian Rocks Beach, Florida, has become a destination for beachgoers and locals alike. The shop offers build-your-own pizzas as well as a lineup of specialty pies, sandwiches, saladsMore »

Commentary: What did you learn at Expo?

Jeremy White
Editor-in-Chief
Pizza Today

With all the educational opportunities available at International Pizza Expo, it’s easy to get overwhelmed (particularly for first-time attendees). I’ll never forget my first trip to the show. I wasn’t prepared for how big and busy it was. Everywhere I turned there was a smorgasbord of food, demos, seminars, competition … you name it. IMore »