Facebook adds menus to restaurant pages

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No more taking photos of your menus to upload to Facebook. Now the social media giant has launched a menu feature. Just as photos and like buttons appear under the cover photo, you can also display your menus. On a restaurant Facebook page, you can build your menu right in Facebook by simply going toMore »

Buddy’s Pizza repurposes dough as dog treats

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Farmington Hills, Michigan-based Buddy’s Pizza, famous for introducing the first Detroit-style square pizza, has come up with a creative way to use leftover pizza dough and help save animals lives. Buddy’s has debuted Buddy Bones, which are made from the pizza company’s multi-grain crust. The bone-shaped dog biscuits are packaged five to a bag forMore »

Cyber thieves target pizzeria customers in costly scam

If you own a pizzeria, you’ll want to read this story. A Richmond, Virginia-based pizzeria is speaking out after cyber thieves used the company’s name to send out phishing e-mails to unsuspecting consumers. The e-mail tells the customer that he or she has made a charge to the pizzeria, and if it is not legitimate,More »

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 »