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Daniele D'Auria Is the 2019 Canary Islands Champion

The second National Absolute Pizza Championship of the Canary Islands has crowned this year's winner, Daniele D'Auria.  The competition took place May 24 during the 6th Gastronomy Expo of the Canary Islands. Twelve pizza makers participated in the event who had been preselected in semifinal rounds. Semifinals took place in Las Palmas and Tenerife earlier this year and … More

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Not a Pizza Handout, but a Path to Change

Pixza in Mexico City is unlike any other pizzeria. And it’s not just because their dough is blue. Their business model is built on social and economic empowerment through pizza. How they serve Mexico City It starts with their dough, which is made with Mexican blue corn. 100% of the … More

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Pizza Without Borders: South America Rising

    Watch out, New York and Naples. Two South American port cities—Buenos Aires, Argentina, and São Paulo, Brazil—consistently make the list for best places in the world to eat pizza. What makes these cities like sisters in pizza? A large Italian population with a history of pizza culture … More

Pizza Without Borders

Cats on a Hot Shop Roof

It’s easy to get lost looking for pizzeria I Dodici Gatti (The Twelve Cats) in Milan, Italy. It is located just at the end of the magnificent Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, built in the late 1800s. But unless you know where you’re going, you wouldn’t think to tread down an … More

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France’s Best Pizza Is Made With Emulsified Fish

The grand finale of the Pizza Tour de France took place April 1-2 at the Parizza food show in Paris. The competition marked an end to rounds of smaller competitions throughout provinces of France that pitted more than 400 competitors against each other. Classica  At 29 years old, Bruno Saimpaul became the 2019 … More

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Bone Sauce Tops off Pizza in Costa Rica

Author, speaker, and marketer Rudy Waldner reports on his visit to Costa Rica, where he regularly speaks on his book Marketing from the Trenches at the Culinary Trainer School in San Jose. Aside from Costa Rica’s exciting outdoor activities and progressive environmental awareness, Costa Rica’s culinary landscape is deep and … More

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Alfonso Monaco Takes First at the 4th Pizza d’Autores

Eighteen pizza makers from around Spain came to compete in Málaga at the 4th Pizza d’Autores competition. The event was organized by Antonia Ricciardi, President of the University of Italian Pizza in the World.  Competitors vyed for best Pizza Classica at the H&T (Hospitality and Tourism) show in Andalucía’s capital city. … More

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Pizza Star and il Magnifico Trophy Crown Winners in Florence

Florence, Italy – Naples-born Ciro Sasso took 1st place in Classica at the Pizza Star competition November 27th at pizzeria Buoneria in Florence. Competitors came from all over Italy – and some from Switzerland – to compete in two different competitions with 11 categories in total. Both the Pizza Star Competition and il Magnifico Trophy … More