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Coal-Fired Ovens Hot New Trend in Pizza World

If you attended my Year in Pizza talk in early January, you know that 2008 saw a surge in the number of pizzerias using coal-fired ovens in the U.S. Since November 2007, Slice has kept a map of coal-oven pizzerias in the U.S., and in that time we've added countless new coalers. Not only has the rapidly increasing number of new coal pizzerias surprised us but where they're located has been interesting as well. Click through the jump for before-and-after maps.... More

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