Time counts down 13 most influential pizzas in history


      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

James Beard Awards

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


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

beer flight

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 »

New Zealand pizza chain covers billboard in rabbit skins to advertise new pizza

rabbit skin, billboard, Hell Pizza

Well, this is one way to draw attention to a billboard! New Zealand-based Hell Pizza upholstered an entire billboard with hundreds of rabbit skins to promote a new LTO pizza featuring New Zealand wild rabbit with toasted pine nuts, beetroot and horopito relish (cream cheese, rosemary and fresh spring onion). The billboard has sparked internationalMore »

Beef prices skyrocket to highest level since 1987

beef brisket on cutting board

The price of beef is expected to remain at high levels for the near future. In February, beef prices reached $5.28 per pound — its highest level since 1987. Demand for beef and a reduction in American herds due to droughts have caused the price surge.           Listen to an NPRMore »

Nearly 100 job applications found in Oregon pizza chain’s dumpster

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A Salem, Oregon man found 98 job applications in a dumpster behind a local Little Caesars store, according to KOIN.com. His wife, who has been a victim of identity theft, contacted the local media concerned that the applications included personal information like social security numbers and dates of birth, otherwise may have fallen into theMore »

The 2014 International Pizza Challenge winners are…

International Pizza Challenge champions

International Pizza Challenge Champions Traditional Division: Brad Rocco, Bexley Pizza Plus, Bexley, OH;  American-Pan Division: Matt Molina, Capo’s, San Francisco, CA; Non-Traditional Division: Laura Meyer, Tony’s Pizza Napoletana, San Francisco, CA; Italian-Style Division: Giuseppe Manco, Della Rocco’s Pizza, New York, NY; Gluten-Free Division: Randy Hueffmeier, Randys Premier Pizza, Oakdale, MN; and 2014 Best of theMore »