Sbarro to expand presence in South India with 35 new restaurants

MELVILLE, N.Y., June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Sbarro (www.sbarro.com) has announced that it has expanded its partnership agreement with White Planet Restaurants (WPR), led by Sriram Rajagopal and Gopal Rajagopalan, to significantly deepen the company’s presence in South India. WPR, which currently operates five Sbarro eateries in India, was named the brand’s South Indian masterMore »

Restaurant closes after landlord dispute

Restaurant closes after landlord dispute

Mama Mia’s Italian Restaurant in The Woodlands, Texas was forced to closed after an ongoing dispute between the owner and landlord. The operator placed umbrellas in a common area in the front of the restaurant to help block the sun, which violated the terms of the establishment’s lease. According to Your Houston News, the restaurantMore »

SPIN! Neapolitan Pizza adds roasted pineapple, new pizzas to menu

Kansas City, MO (June 27, 2013) Award-winning SPIN! Neapolitan Pizza is answering the plea for pineapple on its pizzas. Dubbed the “Pineapple Project”, SPIN! is adding roasted caramelized pineapple as a topping, a new BBQ di Pollo e Pineapple pizza to its menu, and a different pineapple pizza each week all summer in its homeMore »

Pizza Today Honored with Prestigious International Awards

Pizza Today Honored with Prestigious International Awards

It is our pleasure to report that we’ve won a total of six 2013 TABBIE Awards for writing and design excellence. Presented by Trade, Association and Business Publications International (TABPI), the TABBIES are open to B2B publications in more than 40 countries. definition essay on love This year, approximately 500 magazines from around the globeMore »

Godfather’s Pizza launches photo-Sharing campaign for Facebook, Twitter and Instagram followers

Omaha, NE, June 28, 2013 – Godfather’s Pizza has launched a photo-sharing campaign in which their Facebook, Twitter and Instagram followers are encouraged to submit photos for a chance to win a limited-edition shirt and a personal phone call from the company’s official spokesperson, The Godfather. The campaign encourages fans to submit photos showing howMore »

Restaurants encourage informal photos

Restaurants encourage informal photos

If you’re not already on Instagram or Vine, you’re missing out on a social media opportunity that your competitors can easily use to their own advantages. Folks with smartphones are quick to snap photos or shoot video of their meals, drinks and friends sharing said drinks and meals –– and then posting them to Facebook,More »

Is Little Caesar’s Bigger Than Papa John’s?

Is Little Caesar’s Bigger Than Papa John’s?

Just how big is Little Caesar’s Pizza, the Detroit-based chain known for its $5 quickie pies? It’s hard to say for sure — the privately held company refuses to release store count, sales and other financial data. That’s why we have historically had to use numbers from 2013 Directory of Chain Restaurant Operators research toMore »

Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers opening in Lone Tree, Colorado

Handcrafted pizza, local craft beers, 70s colors and midcentury modern architecture are just a few reasons to stop into Mellow. LONE TREE, CO. – June 25–Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers is proud to announce the newest opening in Lone Tree, Colorado, on Monday, July 1st, at 9271 Park Meadows Drive, at the intersection with Yosemite Street.More »

Is your pizzeria better today than it was yesterday?

Is your pizzeria better today than it was yesterday?

When John Gutekanst filed his story for this issue, I was enamored with the quote he dug up from influential jazz musician John Coltrane. The reward, as the saxophonist put it, often is not to be found at the final destination, but in the striving to reach it. That is when you learn about yourMore »

Eleven-time World Pizza Champion Tony Gemignani brings Pizza Rock to Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Tony Gemignani, 11-time World Pizza Champion, is bringing his unique concept, Pizza Rock, to Las Vegas. Slated to open later this summer, Pizza Rock will feature gourmet pizzas in a variety of styles, hand-crafted artisan cocktails and an extensive imported beer and wine list; all served up inMore »