Pizzeria hosts roll your own pasta demo

Pizzeria hosts roll your own pasta demo

A Mano, a Neapolitan pizzeria in Ridgewood, New Jersey, is using its chef’s expertise to teach customers how to make pasta, from selecting flour and rolling dough to cooking techniques. The pizzeria will offer a follow-up session on making fresh mozzarella and desserts. Hands-on instruction is nothing new. Many pizzerias have brought out pizza-making kitsMore »

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 »

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 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 »

Pizza Slang

Pizza Slang

We all know “Pie” and “Za” mean pizza. But have you ever thought of all of the terms thrown around in your pizzeria? Eat24 has created a guide to pizza slang terms. Let’s see if your staff knows the lingo: Pepperoni “Flyers” Sausage “Alpo,” “Kibbles N’ Bits,” and “Puppy Chow” Mushrooms “Screamers” Green Peppers “GreenMore »