PMQ Pizza Magazine News Roundup for Oct. 24

Liz Barrett signs her new pizza book in her hometown of Oxford and PMQ releases the new BLT Pretzel crust how-to recipe video. 

Pizza boxes can be dangerous for your health and the best pizza in each state! Zagat declares Paulie Gees the best in NYC. 

A fire at Jimmy Pop's on opening day may have been intentional and Chicago has the most rats. 

Pizza Masters premieres Dec. 5 on the Cooking Channel and you can take your own cooking class at Pizzeria Mozza in San Diego. Canadian pizzeria owner fixes fatal POS flaw. 

Michael LaMarca of Master Pizza competes for pizza and Capelli's transforms spaghetti parm into pizza and Giordano's celebrates 40 years. Pizza 73 helps with children's hospital fundraiser and Pizza Inn launches Treats for Troops. Stevi B's hosts holiday fundraisers and traditions.  

In craft beers news, Bell Brewery hosts fundraiser as does Shorts BreweryYule Tide returns to shelves for the holidays. 

OPENINGS/CLOSINGS

Pie Tap Pizza Workshop + Bar opening in Dallas (TX)

Dragon Fire Pizza to open in Champaign-Urbana (IL)

CoalFire Pizza to open Lakeview location (IL)

DP Dough opening in Minnesota

Project Pie to develop 60 restaurants in UK, Ireland

Simply Slices looking to franchise in Chicago (IL)

Domino's opening new pizza theater stores in Roseville, Folsom (CA)

Dewey's Pizza second store opens in Dayton (OH)

John Stage building a neapolitan pizzeria not yet named in Syracuse (NY)

Blaze Pizza to debut in Gainesville (FL) and in Brea (CA)

Prime Pizza opens in Los Angeles (CA)

Russo's now has over 40 restaurants 

Uncle Maddio's moves into Pittsburgh (PA)

Pizza Ranch has a new store in Holland (MI) and Kentwood (MI)