Aurelio’s Pizza celebrates 55th anniversary

Chicago, IL, August 15, 2014 – Aurelio’s Pizza, the well-loved, iconic family pizzeria chain synonymous with Chicago-style thin crust pizza with that signature sauce is celebrating its 55th anniversary August 20, 2014. What began as the pride and joy of Joseph A. Aurelio, Jr. who decided to give it a go as a restaurateur atMore »

Throwback Thursday: Take and bake in June 2006

Mandy Detwiler

I LOVE take-and-bake pizza. As the busy mother of a middle school with a mile-long list of activities, we’re eating on the go a lot. (Plus, those new encharitos at Taco Bell are good.) Picking up a family-size pizza from industry leader Papa Murphy’s works for our family. I can have it home and inMore »

Unique Pizza and Subs announces development of marijuana pizza

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Unique Pizza and Subs Corporation today announced it will explore the possibility of developing a signature Unique Pizza that has cannabis infused into it. The company believes, with the increasing demand and legalization of marijuana in Colorado, it would utilize Dr. Reddy’s world renowned skills, laboratories and test kitchenMore »

Pizzeria ejects woman for changing diaper at table

You’re a mom with a baby at a pizzeria. There’s no changing table in the bathroom. What do you do? If you are this Texas mother, you change the baby’s diaper at the table. The result was being ejected from Brothers Pizza Express location. The operators of the restaurant say other customers were grossed outMore »

Marco’s Pizza adds kick with new LTO offer

TOLEDO, OH – July 30, 2014 – Marco’s Pizza has added two new pizzas to its menu: Spicy Fresco Three Cheese and Spicy Double Pepperoni Fresco. Both pizzas are limited-time offers and will be available at participating Marco’s Pizza locations nationwide from August 4 through October 26, 2014. The signature ingredient on both pizzas isMore »

Throwback Thursday: Incredible Independents in December 1997

Mandy Detwiler

Here at Pizza Today, we’ve gotten a pretty good rep for covering independents. Inside our magazine you’ll find DOZENS of sources in our articles –– and most of them are operators just like you. They’re in their stores every day balancing the books, making dough, taking orders –– heck, even washing dishes and making deliveries.More »

Dish it out!

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Gelato sales heat up summer profits   If you’ve been to a recent International Pizza Expo, your eye has probably been drawn to one of the many gelato companies who offer flavors ranging from pistachio and hazelnut to panna cotta and olive oil. Once a staple of high-end dessert shops and trattorias, gelato has becomeMore »

Trending Recipe: Caramel Apple Pizza How To

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Caramel Apple Pizza 1 fresh or par-baked pizza crust (12-inch) 8 ounces softened cream cheese whipped with 1 egg 1⁄4 cup prepared caramel topping 2⁄3 peanuts, finely chopped 1 cup apple topping (recipe to follow) Preheat pizza oven to 425 F. Spread cream cheese base on pizza crust and drizzle caramel topping over cream cheeseMore »

Pest control is more than just a nuisance

Mandy Detwiler

We recently celebrated my daughter’s 11th birthday at a well-known Italian chain. It’s one of her favorites, and a go-to for celebrations. See the little black specks on the artwork here? Those are fruit flies. What I thought were just a few and a slight annoyance soon turned in to an Amityville Horror experience, andMore »

Sbarro Continues Growth In Brazil With New Restaurants In Sao Paulo, Santa Catarina, Minas Gerais, Espirito Santo And Rio de Janeiro

COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Sbarro announced today that it will partner with B2Bold to open 80 eateries in Brazil over the next 10 years. This is the second development agreement for Sbarro’s in Brazil. Dubai Comercio e Representacoe, Sbarro’s first franchise partner in Brazil, has built four units in the past yearMore »