Pizza Without Borders

3 bizarre marketing tactics from Japan

The elegance of sushi alone ought to tell you that the Japanese expect more than just nourishment from their food.  In Japan, food is an entertaining adventure potentially full of surprises.  CEO of McDonald's Japan Eiko Harada attributes falling sales to the inability to "astonish" their customers (Japan Today).  Pizza marketing … More

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Japanese student completes thesis on pizza in America

Yutaro Honda is so enthusiastic about pizza, he made it the topic of his college thesis.  Scheduled to finish his degree at Tokyo University of Foreign Studies this Spring, Honda has already submitted his completed thesis entitled "A History of American Pizza After the Second World War: How American Pizza Made Pizza … More

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PMQ visits the UK's most eccentric oven supplier

When the weather outside is frightful, it’s time to stand by the warm hearth of a Marana Forni oven.  That’s what PMQ publishers Steve and Linda Green did over the holidays in Birmingham, England.   Now settled in my new residency in the Netherlands, my parents, Steve and Linda came to visit … More