NYC’s Blue Planet Grill creates new ‘weird pizza’ menu

NEW YORK, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – When it comes to creating fresh, exciting, delicious and unique pizza in New York City, no one is being more creative than the Financial District’s Blue Planet Grill.  The much loved restaurant’s new pizza menu is inspiring a great deal of excitement and there may be nothing quiteMore »

Take-and-bake pizza: Is it taxable?

Here in Kentucky, we used to be able to pick up a Papa Murphy’s pizza without paying taxes. The pizza was considered a grocery store item, and the company also accepted government assistance for payment. That changed a few years ago, however, with updates laws requiring our local Papa Murphy’s to start collecting taxes. ThisMore »

Pizza Hut partners with country music star Blake Shelton to roll out new line of BBQ pizzas

Perfect Combination: the world’s largest pizza chain launches three new BBQ recipes for $11 and offers 2-liter Pepsi® product for $1 with BBQ pizza purchase just in time for National Barbecue Month PLANO, Texas, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — May is all about moms, grads and that itch to drive with the windows down andMore »

Domino’s Pizza launches new online group ordering tool

Online feature makes ordering for large groups fast and easy ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ –Ordering meals for graduation parties, birthdays and meetings just became even easier, thanks to Domino’s new Group Ordering Tool. Domino’s Pizza (NYSE: DPZ), the recognized group leader in pizza delivery, developed the Group Ordering Tool as a fastMore »

Wall Street Journal goes in depth on Vera Pizza Napoletana

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Is Vera Pizza Napoletana (VPN) certification worth it? That’s what the Wall Street Journal set out to discover — the process, challenges and rewards of producing a certified Neapolitan pizza? The article details the VPN certification path of Justin Piazza, owner of La Piazza Locale in Glendale, Arizona, who invested $25,000 in specialty equipment andMore »

Time counts down 13 most influential pizzas in history

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      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

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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

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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

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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 »