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Scientists Try to Prove Why Wood-Burning Ovens are Best

  Does pizza naturally cook better in a certain type of oven? Was pizza always intended to be cooked in a wood-burning oven? This is precisely what a three physicists in Rome, Italy, are attempting to prove in their 10-page scientific abstract paper called "The Physics of baking good Pizza." After a conversation about … More

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Midwest U.S. Pizza Cup – Gluten-Free Results

    Pizza makers from all across the nation met and advanced the art of pizza in this U.S. Pizza Team sanctioned event, held at the North American Pizza and Culinary Academy outside Chicago, Illinois.  All were competing for the top prize of a premier membership in the U.S. … More

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California Dreamin’: How Golden State pizza chefs used fresh, local and seasonal ingredients to develop a pizza style that has spread across the country

      Think California, and certain stereotypes spring to mind: year-round sunshine, laid-back surfer dudes, health-conscious hippies, and a progressive approach to just about everything—including pizza. No surprise, then, that the state's focus on local, seasonal ingredients, quirky topping combos and artisan craftsmanship, once ahead of its time, has … More

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Chef’s Corner: The Stella by Chris Decker

Las Vegas: Bright lights, gushing fountains, noisy slots, thousands of hungry tourists. So what do you do when you’ve left all your money at the tables and you need a delicious meal? If you know what’s good for you, you head to Metro Pizza. With six locations in the … More

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USPT Competes at 2018 World Pizza Championship

  The battle for international pizza supremacy begins! Members of the U.S. Pizza Team have descended on Parma for the 2018 World Pizza Championship. Follow leading American pizzaioli like Sean Dempsey of Dempsey's Brewery and Bradley Corbin of Sloopy's Sports Cafe as they produce their best pies vying for … More

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USPT Gears Up for World Pizza Championship

  The invasion of Italy begins! Members of the U.S. Pizza Team have descended on Parma for the 2018 World Pizza Championship. Follow leading American pizzaioli like Sean Dempsey of Dempsey's Brewery, Gino Rago of Panino's Pizza, and Dan Ucello of Flo's Pizzeria as they shop the local markets … More

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What’s Your Story? Papa’s Pizza

    When Ricardo Rosselló, the governor of Puerto Rico, visited Papa’s Pizza after Hurricane Maria, he was delighted to receive a pizza portrait of himself created by owner Wilhelm Rodriguez.   Puerto Rico is still recovering from the aftermath of last year’s Hurricane Maria. With thousands of people … More