PMQ Pizza Roundup for February 27

Pizza and punk music perform together celebrating the 40th anniversary of Arinell's Pizza in Berkeley, California, but maybe it's grilled cheese more than the Ramones that pulls your nostalgic heartstrings. Pizza's popularity as America's favorite food was on display at the Columbus, Ohio-hosted NAPICS U.S. Pizza Team Winter Acrobatics Competition, as well as in this article detailing 18 fun pizza facts.

Girl Scout flavored cheesecakes from Grimaldi's Pizzeria or smoked salmon and foie gras are tastes we're talking about in PMQ. Noted chef and pizza creator Wolfgang Puck says fennel is the perfect vegetable to top a pie, but purists might prefer this Neapolitan pizza baked by a Ford truck-hauled Italian wood-fired oven. Finally, the top thinkers at the economist.com offer this analysis of pizza's rising stock vs. hamburgers because of its expanding reputation for healthy toppings.

New Pizzeria Openings

With taste as big as the Texas sky, Vivo 53 is a family-owned pizzeria offering classic Tuscan-style pizza in downtown Fort Worthand four Atlanta pizzerias, including Giovanni Di Palma’s Antico Pizza Napoletana has captured the imagination of gourmet pizza lovers in Hotlanta.