Great Value Colleges selects 50 Great College Town Pizza Shops

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Collegiate resource site Great Value Colleges selects “50 Great (and mostly cheap!) College Town Pizza Shops.” The ranking is based on proximity to a college, awards won, and Yelp ratings, as well as consideration for late hours, low prices and novelty. Great Value Colleges’ top 10 pizzerias include: 10. Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana — NewMore »

The Top Five Independent Pizzerias are…

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Who stands out as the nation’s top pizzerias based on sales? Pizza Today presents a list of America’s leading independent pizzerias. The following pizzerias are among the Top 5: 1. Marion’s Piazza Dayton, Ohio Owner: Roger S. Glass 9 units Gross Sales: $19,627,512 2. Pitfire Artisan Pizza Los Angeles, California Owner: Paul Hibler 8 unitsMore »

Thrillist names “The 33 Best Pizza Shops in America”

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Online media site Thrillist has released its list of “The 33 Best Pizza Shops in America.” This is the second year for the Thrillist list, which is comprised from a panel of the media outlet’s editors in large metropolitan cities across the country. The alphabetical listing included such pizzerias as Antico Pizza Napoletana in Atlanta,More »

Virginia Children’s Festival hosts Ynot Pizza Games and Obstacle Course

NORFOLK, Va., Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Ynot Pizza & Italian Cuisine is set to hold the 5(th) annual Ynot Pizza Games at the Virginia Children’s Festival at Town Point Park on Saturday, October 4, 2014. The Ynot Pizza Games will be held on the main event stage at 12:00 p.m. The recently commenced trialsMore »

Police officers complete delivery after pizza driver hurt

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To protect and serve recently included pizza delivery for two Portland, Oregon, police officers, Michael Filbert and Royce Curtiss. Pizza Hut delivery driver Ryan Rakos was hurt in an automobile accident. With injuries too severe to continue his delivery, the two officers took the pizza to the very surprised customers awaiting their order, according toMore »

Pizza Hut testing new lighter pizza offerings in two markets

Pizza Hut, which tops Pizza Today‘s Top 100 Pizza Companies annual list, is testing a lighter pizza in shops in two markets. The quiet roll out began this week and allows customers in Toledo, Ohio, to create a lighter pizza using a thinner version of the company’s signature dough with up to five toppings. EachMore »

California pizzeria’s bookkeeping files held for ransom

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A Rocklin, California pizzeria owner thought he opening an attached job application in his e-mail. Instead, the ransomware took control of computer’s data, demanding $2,000 in Bitcoins to unlock the frozen information, according to CBS Sacramento. The owner refused to pay the ransom and instead rebuilt his pizzeria’s files, costing $750, investing in a back-upMore »

Cashier lucky to be alive after armed robbery

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An armed robber’s gun jams attempting to shoot an Italian pizzeria cashier. Two men entered the pizza shop. As one assailant goes for the resister, the other fires his handgun at the cashier, but it jammed, according to the New York Daily News. As the attacker attempted to fix his weapon, other pizzeria workers chargeMore »

Baltimore pizzeria offers pizza for Ray Rice jerseys

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Following breaking video showing Baltimore Ravens football player Ray Rice assaulting his now wife in a casino elevator, it seems everyone is calling for his head –– as well as the NFL’s heads following a lack of admonishment beyond a two-game suspension. Following Rice’s firing from the team and ban on further NFL play, oneMore »

Who made The Daily Meal’s ‘101 Best Pizzas in America’ list?

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It’s that time of year when major publications reveal their ‘best pizza’ lists. In fact, operators across the country await Pizza Today’s 2014 Hot 100 Independent Pizzerias list, which will be published in the October issue and go live on PizzaToday.com on October 1 and the Top 100 Pizza Companies on November 1. The DailyMore »