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What's Up in Pizza: Man Survives 25 Years on Pizza, De Blasio's $2.5K Pizza Fork, and More!

Kate Andersen 3 comments

From an anime-festooned Pizza Hut to rockers rating NYC pizzerias, we've got today's pizza news headlines for you after the jump. More

What's Up in Pizza: Slice-Lovin' Musicians, Pizza Tumblrs, and More!

Kate Andersen 1 comment

Last week, we learned something new: Macaulay Culkin is a member of a pizza-themed Velvet Underground cover band that's recording and releasing a demo. This week, we absorb the fact that they've now put on an actual show show and have been interviewed (along with fellow pizza-lovers Radical Dads) on Heritage Radio Network. More

Chronicles of a 5-Day Pizza Cleanse

Kate Andersen 9 comments

Cleanses and detoxes rear their heads every year around the holidays—they're a way of rationalizing all that pie we'll be shoving in our faces soon. Unfortunately, they're also kind of a drag! Why not just eat what you love? Luckily, the folks over at Thrillist put that idea to the test, with this epic Pizza Cleanse. More

What's Up in Pizza: Kitchen Nightmares, Pizza Compass, The Latest From Domino's, and More!

Niki Achitoff-Gray 6 comments

A quick look at the stories hitting the pizza headlines this week. More

What's Up in Pizza: Italy Suffering Shortage of 6,000 Pizzaioli

Niki Achitoff-Gray 12 comments

If you've ever fantasized about picking up and moving to Italy for a new career in pizza-making, now may be your golden opportunity. According to the Italian business organization FIPE, the country is in serious need of experienced pizzaioli. More

What's Up in Pizza: Politicians, Monkeys, Michael Jordan, and More!

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Oh boy. This week has had some memorable pizza moments. Here's what's hitting the headlines. More

What's Up in Pizza: Economics of the Dollar Slice, Tip the Delivery Guy, and More!

Niki Achitoff-Gray 10 comments

The latest in the magical world of pizza. More

Patsy's Celebrates 80 Years with a New Queens Pizzeria

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In the 80 years since Patsy Lancieri opened his East Harlem pizzeria, Patsy's has maintained its status as an iconic New York destination for pizza pilgrims around the world. Current owner Frank Brija, who has manned the Patsy's helm for more than 30 years, intends to celebrate the restaurant's anniversary with a new location, in the Whitestone neighborhood of Queens. More

Di Fara to Open New Take-Out Location!

Slice: New York Niki Achitoff-Gray 12 comments

Yesterday, Di Fara, a.k.a (one of) the best pizza joint(s) on planet Earth, announced that they'll be opening a take-out spot later this month. More

Pizza Hut Debuts 'Crazy Cheesy Crust'

Niki Achitoff-Gray 17 comments

Remember how jealous you were when Pizza Hut Middle East launched the Cheeseburger Crown Crust? Or when a photo from China, of the Hot dog-encrusted shrimp tempura pizza, began to circulate earlier this year? Well, apparently America just got one step closer to crazy pizza land, with Pizza Hut's latest stuffed crust invention. More

Little Caesars Announces New DEEP!DEEP! Dish Pizza

Niki Achitoff-Gray 26 comments

Great big news today, as Little Caesars announces the release of its latest pizza creation, the DEEP!DEEP! Dish Detroit-style Pizza. Even better, the new pie is actually two pies, because "four corners of perfection weren't enough." More

What's Up in Pizza: Lawsuits, Fires, and Peeps!

Niki Achitoff-Gray 4 comments

A look at what's dominating the pizza headlines of late... More

Totonno's is Officially Back in Business!

Slice: New York Niki Achitoff-Gray 6 comments

Yesterday, Totonno's opened its doors once again. It's not every restaurant—or family—that would display the kind of resilience that we've seen from this iconic Coney Island pizzeria. And we cannot wait to get our fix. More

What's Up in Pizza: Motorino Updates, Pizza Love Story, 2013 International Expo, and More!

Niki Achitoff-Gray 2 comments

Here's a peek at what's hitting the pizza headlines this week. More

What's Up in Pizza: Horse Meat Pies, Pizza Crimes, Henry's Kitchen, and More

Niki Achitoff-Gray 1 comment

The good, the bad, and the ugly in pizza this week. More

What's Up in Pizza: Eau de Hut, Justin Bieber, Best Bay Area Pies, and More

Niki Achitoff-Gray 2 comments

I stuck my hand into the grab-bag of pizza headlines. Here's what's up. More

Eat More Pizza, Don't Get Cancer

Meredith Smith 6 comments

Pizza gets a bad rap. I'm always being asked how I can eat so much pizza and not be worried about my health. (My cholesterol and vitals actually check out pretty well, thank you very much, haters.) So you know what I tell em? At least I'm not going to get prostrate cancer! Of course, I'm a woman, but some new studies make a pretty good case that common pizza ingredients have preventative properties. More

Pizza Prize Causes Rise in Connecticut Traffic Tickets Issued

Meredith Smith 4 comments

[Photograph: mjb on Flickr] Connecticut state troopers got a gubernatorial smack on the wrist after a memo went around that incentivized officers to issue more traffic tickets in order to have a chance at winning a pizza. The memo was meant to motivate the troopers with some friendly competition, but when word reached the upper levels of the command chain, the pizza program was deemed illegal. I bet all the recipients of Connecticut traffic violations wish they knew that their out was to offer the cop writing the ticket a slice. [Via courant.com] About the author: Meredith Smith is... More

Confirmed: Pizzetteria Brunetti Making Moves into NYC

Adam Kuban 4 comments

"When we opened our little pizza place in Westhampton Beach, Pop wanted three things. First to make it onto Slice. Second, to make it into the New York Times — and we accomplished both. Third is to open in NYC, and we are working toward making miracle 3 happen. In fact I'm moving into the city this week so I can have my ear to the streets and keep an eye on retail that becomes available. Let me just say how grateful i am that these forums exist for people to share their passion for pizza that everyone can share together." —Jason Brunetti More

Who Pulls Their Cheese off Their Pizza? Mitt Romney

Quick Bites Adam Kuban 6 comments

20111130-romney.jpgIn a new e-book about the 2012 presidential campaign released by Politico there are apparently no disturbing revelations about GOP candidate Mitt Romney — except one. The Huffington Post reports: "Romney apparently pulls the cheese off his pizza and the skin off his fried chicken, and he subsists most of the time on turkey breast, rice and broccoli." More

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