Throwback Thursday: Heart Healthy in March 1991

Mandy Detwiler

In March 1991, we took a hard look at how Americans were fighting the “Battle of the Bulge” –– and how pizza fit into that equation. Today, our industry is still competing to be considered a healthy menu option, but that’s easier than ever thanks in part to the rise of pizza toppings that areMore »

Throwback Thursday: Surviving the Slump in March 2002

Mandy Detwiler

In our March 2002 issue, the outlook for the restaurant industry was bleak. American faced a recession and reeled from the terrorist attacks of 9/11. We reported that 85,000 jobs were cut in September and October. Thousands of restaurants faced closure. Our country was hurting. Eleven years later, the economy –– and the outlook forMore »

Social Media Webinar #4: Social Media Do’s And Don’ts

Don't miss the Sept. 24th Pizza Today Webinar: Best Social Media Practices

Still feel behind in the social media phenomenon? Save the date –– Tuesday, March 4, 2014 2-3 pm EST –– and sign up for our FREE social media webinar in conjunction with Moving Targets. During this webinar, we’ll identify the best Do’s and Don’ts to avoid. Participants will learn how to identify the best typeMore »

Uncle Maddio’s Pizza Joint grew 250 percent; plans 35 openings in 2014

(ATLANTA, GA) February 2014 – An Uncle Maddio’s Pizza Joint is coming soon to a town near you. The original fast casual pizza chain dives into 2014 with aggressive growth and impressive new market penetration. Since opening its first location more than five years ago in Atlanta, Georgia, Uncle Maddio’s Pizza Joint grew by 250More »

Supreme Court Justice Scalia doesn’t consider Chicago deep-dish legit pizza

Apparently U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has a lot to say, as evidenced by his speech Friday night at the Union League Club of Chicago’s 126th annual George Washington’s Birthday celebration. During the event, Scalia covered everything from education to religion and yes … even pizza. Turns out he’s not down with the thick,More »

Throwback Thursday: Bragging Rights in April 2009

Mandy Detwiler

As editors of the No. 1 national pizza magazine, one of the best parts of our jobs is getting to travel and visit pizzerias. One of the most common sights we see? Brag walls filled with clippings, photographs, awards and notes from customers. It makes for interesting reading while you’re waiting for takeout or aMore »

Throwback Thursday: Tortellini in October 2003

Mandy Detwiler

When people find out what I do for a living, I’m often asked two questions: one, do I ever get sick of pizza and two, what’s the best pizza. (I’m usually not sure if people mean in the city, the country or the world. I have my favorites, of course …) As for tiring ofMore »

Domino’s Pizza celebrates handmade pan pizza, passion for handmade art in new campaign

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Team members at Domino’s Pizza are celebrating their handmade talents –– beyond just Handmade Pan Pizza –– in a national campaign beginning this week. The stars of the campaign are actual Domino’s team members who not only share their passion for crafting Handmade Pan Pizza, but alsoMore »

Throwback Thursday: All in the family in October 1990

Mandy Detwiler

I have never worked with a family member, but it would probably be a safe guess that it ain’t easy. In my 10 years at the magazine, I’ve met some pretty great families in this industry. Top of mind is the Hadjis family in California. I flew out to sunny San Diego in my firstMore »