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Eight Washington state pizzerias are getting their day in court this week as a wild, weird tale of international subterfuge, computer hacking and data theft unfolds in federal court in Seattle. Russian native Roman Seleznev stands accused of targeting pizza shops and other businesses in a long-running scheme to steal and sell customers’ credit card data, resulting in $170 million in fraudulent purchases. But did U.S. authorities arrest Seleznev just to swap him with the Russians for Edward Snowden? Did Seleznev’s dad have a secret plan to bust him out of jail? And how did the lawyer for serial killer Ted Bundy get caught up in this mess?

Delve into the twisted tale of Roman Seleznev at


Geotargeting Draws in Customers for Pennies On the Dollar

By promoting your posts on Facebook, you can get your pizzeria’s marketing message in front of the right people in the right area, all for a fraction of the cost of direct mail or door hangers. Geotargeting lets you target your posts by address and ZIP code as well as by age, income, interests or behaviors, and make sure they appear in users’ newsfeeds at specific times of the day. Best of all, you can get 5,000 or 6,000 impressions for just $6 or $7.

Learn how to score a geotargeting bulls-eye at


PMQ’s Pizza Kitchen: Pear Sorbet

It’s August, it’s hot, and fall feels like a million years away. But you can chill out with this sugary-sweet fruit-based treat from the PMQ Test Kitchen. It makes the perfect seasonal special for the dog days of summer, and it could just as easily be a permanent addition to your menu.

Watch the recipe video now at


Foodie World Goes Wild Over Spaghetti and Meatball Pizza

Got a “secret” menu item such as a bizarrely delicious pizza topped with spaghetti and meatballs? Why would you want to keep it a secret? stumbled onto the Spaghetti Pizza at Jinny’s Pizzeria, a little eatery at San Francisco’s 4th Street Market, and now the whole foodie world is talking about it. It features spaghetti noodles, housemade meatballs, marinara sauce and pecorino romano cheese, and Foodbeast describes it as “a stunning pasta pie that’ll put even the hardest workers to sleep.”

Slurp up a slice of Spaghetti Pizza at

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