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Touring New England Pizzerias

I thought I knew everything about New England cuisine. I lived in the Boston area for more than 20 years, and during the summer before my husband and I moved away, I consumed a minimum of two lobsters and a clam roll per week.  However, I ate more than seafood … More

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May 18 is National Pizza Party Day

How are you celebrating National Pizza Party Day on Friday, May 18? Some pizzeria operators host a free party for guests, while others offer discounts that allow customers to host their own parties. Whichever route you take, don’t miss the opportunity to remind your fans that it’s a perfect day … More

PMQ International

Results from Pizza Champion Cup in Stockholm

Sweden’s non-traditional approach to pizza makes it one of the most exciting places to judge culinary competitions. Pizza purists can scoff all they want, but the Swedes don't flinch when it comes to putting pineapples, nuts, or even bananas, on a pizza. Their anything-goes attitude stops short, however, when it … More

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What is Pinsa?

As more chefs and consumers incorporate ancient grains into their diets, we're also seeing bygone culinary traditions return to the pizza industry.  You may have noticed a growing interest in pinsa lately. What's pinsa? In Roman times, people took a mixture of water, millet, barley and oats (and later spelt) … More

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Exploring Top-Rated International Pizzerias

Looking through the PMQ archives, I recently came across a story discussing international pizza growth. It featured a chart, which displayed how many international visitors PMQ.com had coming to the website from various countries. I asked our social media manager to create a current list so we could run a … More

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9 Video Styles that Sell More Pizza

These tips were originally shared in PMQ's March 2017 article "Why Video is Pizza's New Best Friend." One-third of the time spent online is spent watching video, according to statistics. Are you creating videos for your pizzeria? There are many ways to craft and present your message in a video … More

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Visit a Pizza Museum This Year

If you're feeling nostalgic about pizza, or you just enjoy taking random trips down memory lane, there are now four pizza museums (yes, four!)–two permanent and two pop-up–that are ready to amp up your love for pizza. The most recent pizza museum to open is the Pizza Hut Museum. Dan … More

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3 Pizzerias to Watch: Grandmas, Sour Beer and Expansion

All three of these pizzerias made headlines—and turned our heads—due to their unique concept, great branding, or new steps taken to grow their brand. Use them as inspiration for your own pizzeria. ​Mandolino’s Artisan Pizza, Davidson, NC This place has only been open since February and it’s already been nominated … More

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Celebrate Earth Day on April 22

Earth Day is the perfect day to show a little extra love to the planet that gives us so much. Take a few moments to consider your pizzeria’s impact. Are you doing all you can to source locally, recycle and reuse when you can, and stop unnecessary food waste? Calculate … More

Food & Ingredients

How Parmigiano-Reggiano D.O.P. Is Made

You may have heard that Parmigiano-Reggiano is the good stuff. But what defines it? Over 300 factories in Parma, Reggio Emilia, Modena and part of Mantova and Bologna make it. And with so many hands in the cheese, how does the quality stay consistent? It's more than just the region that it's from that defines a … More

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Consumer Trend Report Reveals Favorite Pizza Styles

You may not be shocked to learn that most Americans prefer New York-style pizza over Neapolitan pizza. But, what if statistics showed that Americans preferred almost every style of pizza over Neapolitan?  It almost doesn't seem possible when there are so many Neapolitan-style pizzerias open each year–and enjoy a successful … More

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April 12 is National Grilled Cheese Day

We all know that grilled cheese isn't just for kids anymore. There are entire restaurants dedicated to this ooey-gooey delight. This Thursday, April 12, you're in a perfect position to feature one of pizza's distant cousins as a special for the day. Think about your handmade bread–or artisan bread from … More