Within these walls — Barry’s Pizza and Italian Diner, Houston, Texas

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  Owner Barry Childers creates the comforts of home at Barry’s Pizza in Houston, Texas   Barry’s Pizza & Italian Diner in Houston, Texas exudes a sense of home from the moment customers enter. From its interior to the staff, the inviting restaurant welcomes its guests. We experienced that feeling when Pizza Today visited Barry’sMore »

Places that Rock: Hops and Pie / Lamp Wood Oven / Oley’s / Pizzeria Orso

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Hops & Pie 3920 Tennyson St. Denver, Colorado 80212 (303) 477-7000 www.hopsandpie.com Craft beer and artisan pizza prove to be the perfect pair at this Mile High pizzeria. Even its dough is made with 50/50 beer and water. Hops and Pie smokes and braises its own meats, something that caught the attention of The FoodMore »

Harness the Power of Your Vision

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By Anne Keller and Jen Zeuner It is a gorgeous Saturday in October. The temperatures have been a perfect 65 degrees and sunny all week. The golden autumn sun sets on a bluebird sky as the changing leaves scatter in a light breeze. Our day is exceptionally busy one. Lines form from the register toMore »

Pizzeria Bruno Napoletano — San Diego, CA: Labor of Love

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Pizzeria Bruno Napoletano’s passionate owner is making waves one pizza at a time in San Diego Peter Lutz grew up in Detroit and still has an affinity for the style of pizza his home city has popularized. He likes New York-style pizza and other varieties as well. Pizza comes in many styles, and Lutz isn’tMore »

Going Green

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If you’ve resisted going green because of cost-conscious concerns, you may be missing out on major savings Going green: Sure, it’s a catchy term…and maybe it’s even a little bit of a cliché at this point. But it’s a mistake to ignore the idea behind the phrase. For pizzeria proprietors, it’s time to put awayMore »

Places that Rock: RENO / Powder River / Spicy Pie / Timone’s

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Timone’s 1409 N. Highland Ave. NE Atlanta, Georgia 30306 (404) 809-2979 timonespizzaatlanta.com New to Atlanta’s rising pizza scene is Timone’s with its New York-style pizzas. The pizzeria offers a unique beverage program with house-made Italian sodas —berry, cream, orange root and seasonal flavors available. Its starters menu features distinctive plates like Ricotta Toast with fennelMore »

Pizza Expo turns 30!

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… and here are the top 10 things you can’t miss this year International Pizza Expo will celebrate its 30th birthday this year, and it has come a long way since its inception. The show has celebrated events in Las Vegas, Orlando, Chicago, New York City and Atlantic City before finding a permanent home eachMore »

Beyond Main Street

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Nontraditional locations bring plenty of potential — and special considerations In the early 1990s, in a move to diversify its portfolio and tap new revenue streams, New Jersey-based Villa Enterprises began exploring expansion into nontraditional locations. The multi-concept restaurant group first began investigating airport locations, intrigued by their similarities to enclosed malls and the parallelsMore »

Ancora Pizzeria & Salumeria, New Orleans, LA: Old is new again

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Ancora Pizzeria & Salumeria brings Neapolitan pizza to a revitalized New Orleans district What’s in a name? ‘Ancora’ holds special meaning for Jeff Talbot, who co-owns Ancora Pizzeria & Salumeria in New Orleans, Louisiana. “Ancora, the name means ‘again’ in Italian,” Talbot says. “We use that term in the sense of reusing.” The theme reverberatesMore »

Pizza Delicious — New Orleans, LA: From pop up to phenomenon

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New Orleans’ Bywater community helps make Pizza Delicious a reality Native New Yorkers Michael Friedman and Greg Augarten longed for the pizza they grew up eating when they moved to New Orleans, Louisiana, to study at Tulane University. After college, the roommates stayed, making The Big Easy home. That hunger for their hometown pizza hasMore »