This Week in Pizza | September 13, 2017

This City Is the No. 1 Town for Pizza Lovers—and It’s Not New York (or Chicago)!

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OK, New Yorkers and Chicagoans—don’t give us the stink-eye, but your city is not the best one for pizza lovers. At least not according to a study by SmartAsset, which crunched pizza-related data from 150 of the country’s largest cities. The study found that a certain Midwestern metropolis has the honor of being the pizza capital of the U.S. And, yes, we’re going to make you click through below to get the answer (it’s more fun that way)!

And the No. 1 city for pizza fans is….


How to Cash in on Brand Names

Your customers know what to expect when they see an item with Nutella or Ghirardelli chocolate on the menu. And they’re intrigued by a pasta sauce made with Grey Goose vodka. Dishes featuring brand-name items can boost sales and create word-of-mouth among that brand’s fans.

Here’s how 7 pizza shops take advantage of well-known brand names in their recipes.


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StitZii FOG Sheets Trap Grease for a Tasty, Healthier Pizza (Sponsored)

Pizza chains across the U.S. are getting familiar with StitZii pizza box liners, as they deliver tasty, healthier pizzas to customers. StitZii box liners trap excess grease, fat and salt from the bottom of a pizza, preventing soggy boxes and oversaturated pies! The result is a tasty pizza experience with fewer unnecessary calories. Plus, StitZii box liners can be easily removed and thrown away, allowing the pizza box to be recycled properly. See StitZii liners in action for yourself!

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Your Pie Perimeter Donates 1,000 Free Pizzas to the Needy

When Your Pie founder Drew French challenged his franchisees to help the needy in their communities, Morgan and Lisa Maclellan, owners of Your Pie Perimeter in Dunwoody, Georgia, responded with gusto. In the past year, they’ve donated 1,000 free pizzas to families and children in need and earned coverage in their local newspaper for the effort.

Learn how this pizza-making couple answered the challenge at

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