Pizza was invented in Naples, Italy. Since 2004, Italian law insists Neapolitan pizza must include wheat flour, flour yeast, mineral water, peeled tomatoes, mozzarella cheese, sea salt & olive oil to be considered pizza. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nap…
The people who own the housing Breaking Bad was filmed in had to construct a 6 ft. wrought iron fence to stop people from constantly throwing pizzas on their garage roof. ew.com/tv/2017/10/13/brea…
In the movie Step Brothers, in the scene where Brennan declares, β€œDid we just become best friends,” there is a sign in the background for Hugalo’s Pizza. Hugalo’s is the restaurant from which Ricky Bobby (Will Ferrell) delivered pizzas in Talladega Nights after his crash and mental breakdown. maxim.com/entertainment/g…
The price of pizza has matched, with uncanny precision, the cost of a NYC subway ride for 50 years. Economists have named it "The Pizza Principle." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Piz…
Six Georgia inmates out on work detail saved a Deputy Sheriff who collapsed unconscious. They could have taken his gun & fled with the work van but used the Deputy's phone to call 911. The Sheriff's Office gave the men a pizza party with homemade dessert & recommended reduced sentences. cbsnews.com/news/six-inma…
Former Russian president Yeltsin got drunk and wandered into the streets of Washington DC in his underwear, trying to get a pizza. history.com/news/bill-cli…
Modern body armor was created by a pizza delivery guy who was wounded in the head and leg after a pizza delivery turned into a shootout. Richard Davis, a former US Marine, developed the bulletproof vest using Kevlar. During testing, he shot himself in the chest 190 times. businessinsider.com/moder…
America consumes 100 acres of pizza per day. theatlantic.com/culture/a…
Pizza boxes can be recycled after all, and a study has proven it. foodandwine.com/news/can-…
Atari founder, Nolan Bushnell, created Chuck E. Cheese because he wanted to have an arcade space and pizza nolanbushnell.com/?mobile…
Pizza Hut restaurants in China stopped offering one trip salad bars- due to customer's creating elaborately engineered "salad towers" carefully balanced on one plate. kotaku.com/how-chinese-in…
On the episode of Breaking Bad where Walt throws a whole pizza onto the roof of his house in anger, the pizza was real and Bryan Cranston nailed it in one take. youtube.com/watch?v=SYO18…
The deep-dish pizza was invented in 1943 when someone at the small pizza shop Pizzeria Uno in Illinois decided to make a pizza using a cake mold. tuscaneats.com/the-histor…
Today I learned of Jean Van Landeghem, a Belgian man who has been repeatedly pranked with pizza deliveries for nearly a decade, and he does not know who is sending them. foodandwine.com/news/pizz…
The first non-Neapolitan to win the World Pizza Cup in Naples had to escorted off the stage by police for fear of being attacked by the crowd. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ton…
Domino's pizza had offered a guaranteed 30 minute delivery time, or the pizza was free. This is how the pizza chain grew quickly. After many years, the drivers were sued for accidents. and the company ended that deal. latimes.com/archives/la-x…
The Vomit-Flavored Jelly Bean That Jelly Belly Makes Originated From A Failed Attempt To Make A Pizza-Flavored Jelly Bean confectionerynews.com/Art…
Two girls, an 11 year old and a 12 year old, brought kitchen knives, pocket knives, and a pizza cutter to school in order to "sacrifice" classmates and get closer to Satan. thedailybeast.com/eerie-p…
The first recorded pizza delivery was in 1889 to Queen Margherita of Savoy. Reportedly, she was tired of courtly fare and requested a local peasant meal; they delivered a white, green, and red pie to symbolize the newly unified Italy's flag. She called it "delicious" and the rest is history. foodandwine.com/news/poli…
The food court at Costco makes so much money selling pizza to hungry shoppers, it's ranked as the 14th largest pizza chain in the US - even beating out California Pizza Kitchen, among others businessinsider.com/costc…
In 2006, $8 million were stolen from the Banco Rio branch in Acassuso, Argentina. During the robbery, the robbers ordered pizza for the hostages, sang happy birthday to a female lawyer, and then left a note that said they stole 'money, not love' before escaping on a boat. cnn.com/2010/CRIME/02/15/…
Due to his allergies Ringo Starr has never eaten a pizza or a curry in his life. However, he has starred in a Pizza Hut commercial. mentalfloss.com/article/6…
A Florida woman used the Pizza Hut app to get police help. Her boyfriend held her hostage with her children, and took her phone away. She convinced him to let her use the phone to order a pizza; she put in the comments: "Please help. Get 911 to me." Police arrived; the boyfriend was arrested. arstechnica.com/tech-poli…
The inspiration for the Pac-Man character design was the image of a pizza with a slice removed. cnn.com/style/article/pac…
Today I learned of Sam Panopoulos, a Greek Canadian restaurateur who in 1962 at the Satellite restaurant in Chatham, Ontario, decided to put ham and pineapple on a pizza, aiming for something sweet and savory. He called it the Hawaiian pizza and his food invention has earned wrath and praise ever since. cbc.ca/news/hawaiian-pizz…
On a visit to the US Russian President Boris Yeltsin was found smashed on Pennsylvania Ave. by SS Agents, wearing only his underwear as he yelled for a taxi so he could get a pizza. Twice. history.com/.amp/news/bil…
After years of competition between Chuck E Cheese and Showbiz Pizza, Chuck E Cheese went bankrupt and was bought by Showbiz Pizza, who then proceeded to rebrand their locations as Chuck E Cheese. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sho…
Little Caesers signature Crazy Bread is just sliced pizza crust covered with butter and garlic. fabulesslyfrugal.com/reci…
Today I learned about Chuck E Cheese's origin story. He grew up in an orphanage and did not know his own birthday. They celebrated birthdays on a weekly basis at the orphanage where they enjoyed pizza and sang "Happy Birthday", his favorite song. He's also really good at playing Pong and won $50 for it once. fatherly.com/news/chuck-e…
Pizza Hut had plans to project their logo onto the Moon news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/t…
Chuck E cheese has gone bankrupt once before, was later gobbled up by showbiz Pizza, And then they all got converted into Chuck E cheese. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sho…
John Candy had only one day to film his scenes for Home Alone; it took 23 hours. He was paid $414, less than the actor who had played the pizza deliveryman en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hom…
There was a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle rock band that toured as a stage show with an album of original songs and performers in animatronic heads, brought to you by Pizza Hut. The "band" appeared on the Oprah Winfrey show along with April O'neill to promote the 'Coming Out of Their Shells' tour youtube.com/watch?v=K53ch…
There is a theorem inspired by the division into slices of a pizza, presented in 1967 and still under study today. mathworld.wolfram.com/Piz…
Moving boulder in spongebob during the pizza delivery episode actual exist. youtube.com/watch?v=89-AF…
Today I learned about the biggest pizza ever created. It was 13,580 square feet and made in Rome, Italy, in 2012. The pizza was gluten-free and named β€œOttavia” after a roman emperor. guinnessworldrecords.com/…
No ingredient in Hawaiian Pizza originated from Hawaii. The pizza's creation was credited to Sam Panopoulos, a Greek-Canadian who named his invention "Hawaiian" after the brand of canned pineapple he used for it. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haw…
There is a difference between pizza sauce and pasta sauce. Pizza sauce is purΓ©ed and uncooked, while pasta sauce is chunkier and slow simmered. thekitchn.com/is-there-a-…
Reindeer meat is actually some of the healthiest meat out there. It contains way less fat than beef, and Norwegians are known to eat smoked reindeer, grilled reindeer, reindeer pizza and reindeer tartare melmagazine.com/en-us/sto…
The Pizza Time song Funiculi Funicula was originally a promotional song for a funicular railway that carried sight seers to the top of Mount Vesuvius, with "let's go. Let's go, let's go to the top" as part of the chorus pompeiiinpictures.com/pom…
Colorado's division of liquor enforcement defines sandwiches as: single serving items such as hamburgers, hot dogs, frozen pizzas, burritos, chicken wings, etc. 9news.com/article/news/lo…
The Hawaiian Pizza was invented in Canada, and is the most popular pizza in Australia, accounting for 15% of pizza sales atlasobscura.com/articles…
Because Taco Bell is not well known outside the United States, the movie Demolition Man has every spoken/graphic mention of "Taco Bell" removed and replaced with "Pizza Hut" for international releases. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dem…
In 2001, Pizza Hut delivered to the International Space Station costing them roughly one million USD businessinsider.com/pizza…
In 1970, Bill Murray worked part-time at a Little Caesars and was so poor he would eat raw pizza dough when no one was looking. dazeddigital.com/artsandc…
Dominos Pizza awards all store managers who achieve $25,000 in sales a week for four consecutive weeks with a customized Rolex watch, in a contest called "The Rolex Challenge". nypost.com/2016/11/18/yes…
Sushi pizza originates from Canada. Th dish was invented by Kaoru Ohsada while working at Nami Japanese Seafood Restaurant chef in Toronto. It uses a fried rice patty as the base and a variety of toppings drizzled with mayonnaise and wasabi powder. The dish is often served in wedges. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sus…
Hawaiian Pizza was not invented in Hawaii, but rather by a Greek-Canadian in Chatham, Ontario, Canada in 1962 cbc.ca/radio/asithappens/…
An amateur sign language interpreter signed mostly gibberish in a Hurricane Irma update. Manatee County typically used professionals but instead asked a lifeguard whose brother is deaf. Deaf viewers said he signed "pizza," "monsters," & the phrase: "help you at that time to use bear big." al.com/news/2017/09/sign_…
Digiorno Pizza goes by the name Delissio in Canada with the tagline "it's not delivery, it's Delissio." madewithnestle.ca/delissi…

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