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Ellis Island Exhibit Traces History of Pizza through Immigration

The National Park Service and Evelyn Hill Inc., the food service concessionaire at the Statue of Liberty since 1931 and Ellis Island since 2009, cooked up a way to celebrate pizza. The organizations invited five purveyors of one of America’s favorite foods to share their crusty craftsmanship and their founder’s … More

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MIT Teaches AI to Configure Recipes from Pictures of Pizza

Researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have created an AI network that reverse-engineers pizza by deconstructing a scanned picture of the pie to its basic ingredients. The scientists at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) and the Qatar Computer Research Institute (QCRI) created a neural network which … More

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Domino’s to Test Driverless Delivery in Houston This Fall

Domino’s is famously known as the tech company that delivers pizza, and its latest innovation will feature driverless pizza delivery. The pizza chain has announced a partnership with Nuro, a robotics company founded by two former Google engineers, for a pilot program of self-driving cars delivering pizza throughout Houston, Texas … More

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The Chef’s Corner: Brittany Saxton, Six Hundred Downtown

Bellefontaine, Ohio: If you don’t pronounce it “Bell-Fountain,” you have already outed yourself as a tourist. Home of America’s shortest street, McKinley Street (only 20 feet long), and Campbell Hill, the highest point in Ohio, Bellefontaine holds some impressive records. So does Brittany Saxton, the owner of Six Hundred … More

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Pizza Styles: Best of the Southwest

    Pratt Morales only incorporated pizza into his menu about 12 years ago. From the high plains and stunning red-rock deserts to the Grand Canyon, the American Southwest has more than its share of natural wonders. One of them is named Pratt Morales. The energetic, ever-smiling owner of … More

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Chef’s Corner: Anthony Spina-O4W Pizza

Atlanta is known as the home of the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historical Park, Coca-Cola’s headquarters, the Falcons and the Braves, and The Walking Dead TV series. This beautiful Southern peach of a city comes with a lot of character in both its citizens and lingo. Terms like … More

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How to Build a Private-Label Food Business

U.S. Pizza Team premiere member Lenny Rago, co-owner of Panino’s Pizza in Chicago, has been around the competition circuit for quite a while. Competing and winning both domestically and abroad, he knows how people think of pizzas and ingredients. Which is probably why he and his partners at Panino’s … More

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Keep Things Cool This Summer With Frozen Treats

Looking for a way to help your customers beat the heat this season while fanning the flames of your profits? Look no further than frozen desserts. They make for an irresistible pairing with pizza: shareable, family-friendly, and endlessly customizable. Even better, they help add incremental sales that can significantly … More

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Old Forge-Style Pizza is a Cut Above

    It takes hubris for a little town of 8,300 to call itself the “pizza capital of the world,” but pizzeria owners in Old Forge, Pennsylvania, know exactly what they’re doing. They’ve got their own pizza style, a rare sense of community and camaraderie, and a firm belief … More