This Week In Pizza, Oct. 7

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A “pizza rat” video that recently went viral has inspired a feverishly hot Halloween costume for women, available at Yandy.com for $89.95. The site describes the outfit as "a soft, body-hugging grey mini dress” that includes a mouse tail, a hood with mouse ears, and “two attached pepperoni pizza slice accents" on the hips. It’s one of at least three pizza-themed costumes sold on the site. For truly fashionable gutter rats, the site recommends pairing the outfit with Mary Jane stiletto platform shoes. If you haven’t seen the viral vermin video that inspired the costume, click below to watch it now!

Read more and watch the viral video of a rodent that never finds eating pizza a drag at PMQ.com.

 
 

Behind the Pizza Peel: Jay Jerrier

Do you ever wonder what makes fellow pizzeria operators tick? The Pizza Insider has a new profile series exploring the personalities behind the pizzas.

Don’t miss the first installment on pizzaiolo Jay Jerrier.

 
 

Eating America’s Pizza Map

Pizza Perspectives takes you around the country for a look at some of the country’s most popular pizza varieties, including a layover in St. Louis.

PMQ Associate Editor Andy Knef shares this tell on Provel.

 
 

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Authenticity is a watchword for just about everyone in the restaurant business today, and the pizza industry is no exception. America’s favorite New York-style pizza is so common and has been around for so long, it’s now experiencing a revival that’s taking it back to its Italian roots. We’ll hear from two legends of the pizza business—John Arena, co-owner of Metro Pizza in Las Vegas, and Giulio Adriani, owner and culinary director of Neapolitan Express in New York—about how they’re bringing Italian back to pizza in America.

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Pizza TV: Pride of the Yankees

TriBecca Allie, located in the sleepy hamlet of Sardis, Mississippi, has become one of the region’s most popular wood-fired pizzerias. Meet the husband-and-wife team of Rebecca and Dutch Van Oostendorp, who built their business into a booming success and transformed their little Delta town in the process.

Watch the video now.

 

Pizza Fans in Trivia Thrones Zone

Pizza fans who are also passionate about “Game of Thrones” and classic rock now have a place to combine their obsessions—Trivia Tuesdays at Empire Pizza and Bar in Fort Mill, South Carolina. TheHeraldOnline.com details how Michael Burgess hosts the trivia competition with quirky categories that include Geography, Things that Are Fast, Things to Do With Water and How Many Kids Did They Have on That TV Show, which is where the “Game of Thrones” angle comes in. "I tell terrible jokes," Burgess says, and he urges competitors to relax and have fun because "it's just a game." Winners receive prizes like free food and drinks and gift cards.

Read more about combining pizza customers’ favorite food and favorite useless knowledge at PMQ.com.

 
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