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5 Incredible Pizzeria Designs

Designing a pizzeria is a labor of love. Whether you’re aiming for a modern, eclectic feel or one that reminds you of standing on a stool in your grandma’s kitchen, the pieces of your restaurant’s design need to fit together like a puzzle. Everything from lighting to seating to … More

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Cheese Burglars a Big Problem in Italy

If you thought cheese was expensive here in The States, imagine having to protect it from thieves who show up in the middle of the night to steal it. That's exactly what's been happening for decades in Italy, according to a recent article in The Wall Street Journal. According to … More

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Pizza Sweetens Up in the Bahamas

Rudy Waldner is an author and worldwide speaker on restaurant "trench" marketing and business success. His work as a speaker takes him to international venues to hold workshops. His trip in the Bahamas, however, was to visit some of the most frequented places by his writing hero, Ernest Hemingway. See PMQ's free webinar with Waldner on … More

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You've Never Seen Balsamic Like This

You’ve never had Balsamic Vinegar Like This Before Italy Aged balsamic vinegar is an ancient tradition in Italy. Some fathers in Modena still start a new batch of balsamico when a daughter is born, to be contributed to her bridal dowry when she—and the vinegar—come of age.  Nevertheless, balsamic … More

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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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How to Make Faina

Fainá, a crunchy, thin, bread made from chickpea flour is a hugely popular accompaniment to pizza in Uruguay and Argentina. Fainá is served in slices alongside pizza and is made to be set on top of the pizza as a crunchy top layer. That’s right – it’s a chickpea wafer … More

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Competition Heats Up in the Eastern Bloc

Pizza Competitions for Everyone Kazan, Russia “Pizza competitions should be free and open to everyone,” says Arkadiy Gritsevskiy, president of the Russian Freestyle Pizza Federation and multi-restaurant owner. Gritsevskiy organized the first pizza competition at the Kazan HoReCa show this year based on this altruistic philosophy. Sponsors and government … More