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Chicago deep-dish is for tourists?

Deep Dish, Chicago style

Chicago Weekly recently reported that a debate has stirred on the south side over which is better — thin or deep dish? One south side chef has even referred to the Chicago deep-dish as a pizza for tourists. In actuality, Chicago stakes claim to three styles: CHICAGO THICK Essentially a casserole of delicious ingredients, Chicago-styleMore »

Sbarro to enter fast casual market

Sbarro to enter fast casual market

National pizza chain Sbarro LLC, which ranks which ranked 10th on Pizza Today’s Top 100 Pizza Companies list, will enter the fast casual market with the launch of its new brand, Pizza Cucinova, according to an article in Columbus Business First. Sbarro will open two Pizza Cucinova locations in the Columbus area this fall. makeMore »

Promotional DVDs that smell like pizza when played?

Promotional DVDs that smell like pizza when played?

Brazilian ad agency has developed a scented ad campaign for Domino’s Pizza. The disc is coated with heat-sensitive thermal ink and flavored varnish that omits a pizza odor when played and displays an image of pizza and a message, “Did you enjoy the movie? The next one will be even better with a hot andMore »

Time Marks Great Moments in Pizza Innovation

Time Marks Great Moments in Pizza Innovation

Pizza is so beloved in the U.S. that Americans eat 350 slices of pizza per second. Time recently commemorated some of the great moments in pizza history, from the opening of America’s first pizzeria in 1905 and birth of the first pizza chain in 1958 to the invention of the plastic “package saver” in 1985More »

NASA Funds 3D Printer to Make Pizza

NASA Funds 3D Printer to Make Pizza

3D-printed food? NASA has awarded mechanical engineer Anjan Contractor a $125,000 grant to build a 3D food printer prototype that will start by creating pizza. The goal is to provide astronauts with the popular meal on long-distance space travel. This space-age plan has aspirations on this planet to cut waste and aid in food shortagesMore »