10 ways pizzerias celebrated National Pizza Month

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Here at Pizza Today, we kicked off National Pizza Month with the release of our coveted Hot 100 Independent Pizzerias list. Let’s look around the country to see how pizzerias commemorated National Pizza Month. Pizzerias got into the National Pizza Month spirit by: Introducing new pizzas. Grimaldi’s Pizzeria has paraded out five special Chef selections,More »

Solo dining on the rise

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Reservations for one are up 62 percent on OpenTable   OpenTable, an online reservation service, has recently released an analysis of the nation’s restaurants’ table party size. The results: the fastest growing table party sizes are parties of one. Solo dining grew 62 percent in the past two years. What does this trend mean forMore »

Pizza is officially the Most Instagrammed Food

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Italian PR agency Klaus Davi and chef Alessio Mecozzi have backed a research study of the world’s most Instagrammed food. And the winner is pizza, of course. Researchers combed through 300 million food photos, finding that 17 million used the hashtag #pizza. Fun findings include: Pizza outpaced burgers 10-1. Second place went to sushi andMore »

Johnny’s Pizza House Embarks on First Rebrand in Nearly 50-year History

Iconic pizza chain reveals new tagline ‘Let’s Share A Slice’, supported by new brand campaign from iris   September, 2015.  Iconic regional pizza chain, Johnny’s Pizza House, a decades-long staple for Louisiana pizza lovers, is undergoing its first rebrand since opening its doors in 1967.  Founded by hometown hero Johnny Huntsman, who opened his firstMore »

American Pizza Community serves up pies to local charities

Washington, D.C., September 2, 2015 – Pizzerias everywhere are celebrating the upcoming National Cheese Pizza Day on September 5th with the delivery of pies this week to children’s and local charities in communities around the country. Knowing that a slice of pizza can brighten anyone’s day, members of the American Pizza Community wanted to saluteMore »

New York City’s Top Pizzerias Unite to Fight Hunger at Slice Out Hunger

NEW YORK, Aug. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Once a year, NYC’s top pizzerias unite under one roof to raise money for New Yorkers in need at Slice Out Hunger’s $1 Slice Night. This annual charity event sells $1 pizza slices from famous pizzerias such as Difara, Lombardi’s, Keste, John’s Pizzeria, Arturo’s and more — mostMore »

New Research Finds Americans are Embracing Global Cuisines on Restaurant Menus

August 19, 2015 80 percent of consumers eat at least one ethnic cuisine per month One third of consumers tried a new ethnic cuisine in the last year Two-thirds of consumers eat a wider variety of ethnic cuisines now than five years ago Italian, Mexican and Chinese reign supreme; Ethiopian, Brazilian and Korean are leastMore »

National “Small Business Revolution” documentary project features San Francisco’s Mozzeria

Owners Melody and Russell Stein among 100 business builders featured in yearlong campaign celebrating the crucial role of small businesses in our communities   San Francisco, Calif. – Aug. 10, 2015– Many hungry Californians visit Mozzeria for a slice of their legendary pizza, but they get more than a tasty meal: They receive a diningMore »

Pizza Today wins a record EIGHT TABBIE awards

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The editorial team at Pizza Today is proud to announce that we have won a record EIGHT TABBIES Awards from the Trade, Association and Business Publications International (TABPI). The TABBIES international b2b magazine competition encompasses 18 categories, and is open to English-language business-to-business publications around the world that are published at least quarterly, as wellMore »

Words Impact Consumer Buying Patterns

New Culinary Visions® Panel study reveals most enticing food descriptors.   (Chicago, July 14, 2015) Specific descriptive words, including ‘fresh’, ‘local’, ‘homemade’ and ‘natural’, would entice the majority of consumers to purchase food from either a restaurant or store, according to a recent study by the Culinary Visions® Panel.  This exclusive online consumer research studyMore »