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Wall Street Journal goes in depth on Vera Pizza Napoletana

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Is Vera Pizza Napoletana (VPN) certification worth it? That’s what the Wall Street Journal set out to discover — the process, challenges and rewards of producing a certified Neapolitan pizza? The article details the VPN certification path of Justin Piazza, owner of La Piazza Locale in Glendale, Arizona, who invested $25,000 in specialty equipment andMore »

Time counts down 13 most influential pizzas in history

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      Time lists 13 pizzas that have made the biggest impact on the pizza industry. Check out the list and you’ll find the familiar face of Pizza Today’s Man on the Street, Scott Wiener. Time’s list of most influential pizzas in history include: 13. Hawaiian Pizza — noted for paving the way forMore »

L.A. pizzeria founder Nancy Silverton wins James Beard Award — Outstanding Chef

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Nancy Silverton, founder of Pizzeria Mozza in Los Angeles, California, has been named Outstanding Chef at the James Beard Foundation Awards this week. The James Beard Awards are among the most prestigious honors for food and beverage professionals working in North America. The awards recognized culinary professionals for excellence and achievement in their fields. TheMore »

Huffington Post lists America’s top 7 pizza cities

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Huffington Post selected seven cities that stake claim to the best pizza in America. Take a look at why Huffington Post chose each city: New York City, New York — birthplace of American pizza; NYC “remains at the heart of American pizza culture today Trenton, New Jersey — gets the nod for its “distinctive old-worldMore »

How one Chicago restaurant went trash free

Sandwich Me In generates merely eight gallons of garbage in two years, which was later donated to a local artist.

A local Chicago restaurant, Sandwich Me In, has created zero waste in two years. Technically, the shop accumulated eight gallons of garbage in the two-year span, but a local artist asked for the waste to build a sculpture, making the operation a zero-waste establishment. The achieve took great effort and diligence from the staff andMore »

North Carolina’s alcohol board forces Mellow Mushroom to discontinue beer club statewide

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Georgia-based Mellow Mushroom was forced to discontinue its beer club in all of its nearly two-dozen North Carolina locations for violating state alcohol sales rules. The state’s Alcohol Beverage Control Board received complaints about the pizza chain’s program, according to WECT TV6. After an investigation, the board ruled that the beer club violated the ‘incentivizedMore »

Domino’s Pizza introduces Specialty Chicken

‘Failure is an option’ in campaign promoting first new menu item since Handmade Pan Pizza ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — While it is the recognized world leader in pizza delivery, Domino’s Pizza (NYSE: DPZ) continues to show it is a legitimate player in the chicken business – and beginning today, launches itsMore »