Diners rescued by boat as Buddy’s Pizza floods

Buddy's Pizza cleanup

Patrons at Buddy’s Pizza in Warren, Michigan, were caught by surprise when the restaurant began to flood earlier this week in the middle of dinner service. More than 125 diners and people who came in to escape the torrential rain were stranded at Buddy’s, according to the Detroit News. One account said people were standingMore »

Unique Pizza and Subs announces development of marijuana pizza

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Unique Pizza and Subs Corporation today announced it will explore the possibility of developing a signature Unique Pizza that has cannabis infused into it. The company believes, with the increasing demand and legalization of marijuana in Colorado, it would utilize Dr. Reddy’s world renowned skills, laboratories and test kitchenMore »

Pizzeria ejects woman for changing diaper at table

You’re a mom with a baby at a pizzeria. There’s no changing table in the bathroom. What do you do? If you are this Texas mother, you change the baby’s diaper at the table. The result was being ejected from Brothers Pizza Express location. The operators of the restaurant say other customers were grossed outMore »

Push for Pizza

Push for Pizza

Push for Pizza, a new food delivery service, is getting tons of buzz for its app that allows users to order a pizza with the press of a button. How does it work? Push for Pizza has partnered with other food delivery services that select one of its pizzerias at random to process the orderMore »

Could customers’ smart phones be driving slow service?

WHY SHOULD A PIZZERIA LAUNCH A SMART PHONE MOBILE APP?

Recently a New York City restaurant raised the question when management noticed an increase in negative customer reviews focused on slow service. The restaurant points the blame at patrons’ smart phones. Management at the restaurant poured over dining room security footage from 2004 and this year. Their findings concluded that table times increased from justMore »

Oops, Donato’s free pizza coupon was a mistake

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A coupon for a fee one-topping, 14-inch pizza from Donato’s Pizza was e-mailed to customers in the Columbus, Ohio area. Unfortunately the pizza chain didn’t authorize the free pizza coupon’s release. According to The Associated Press, the original e-mail was sent to less than 1,00 people. But the free pizza coupon went viral on socialMore »

Forbes columnist calls Tony’s Pizza Napoletana best pizzeria in America

Is  Tony’s Pizza Napoletana the best pizzeria in America? According to a contributing writer for Forbes, that answer is yes. This column took a hard look at the San Francisco eatery owned by 11-time World Pizza Champion and restaurateur Tony Gemignani. The Forbes columnist claims Tony’s ovens, ingredients and expertise set him above the crowd.