All the pepperoni that the US eats a year can circle the earth 50 times

Here’s a shocking number that speaks to the USA’s love for meat (and pizza): we eat so much pepperoni per year that if you put the slices side-by-side, they could circle the Earth 50 times over. The fact bit comes from Bill Gates look at Vaclav Smil’s interesting book Should We Eat Meat?. That’s, uh, a lot. » 4/22/15 12:32am Wednesday 12:32am

Pizza is the most popular emoji on Venmo

Venmo is a great way to ditch your wallet or buy drugs with your smartphone. Part of the fun is the simple fact that the app’s social networking features allows you to publicly shame your friends spending habits with emoji. The most popular emoji used on Venmo, by the way, is pizza—by a landslide. » 4/02/15 5:44pm 4/02/15 5:44pm

Why Even Our Most Radical Visions of the Future Include Pizza

According to futurists of the 20th century, food of the future was supposed to be calorie-dense, inexpensive, and ready in a flash. And in many ways that future has arrived. But we're still waiting on one high-tech food prediction from the 1980s: The rehydrated pizza of the film Back to the Future: Part II. » 4/02/15 1:50pm 4/02/15 1:50pm

Video: Inside the kitchen of the best pizza place in Rome

Lucky Peach shows us a behind the counter look at what is probably the best pizza place in Rome (and maybe Italy? the world?): Pizzarium. Consistently placed on top ten lists, it's famous for its pizza al taglio, which is pizza by the slice. Chef Gabriele Bonci gives us a rundown on how he makes pizza and it's pretty… » 3/19/15 10:53pm 3/19/15 10:53pm

The Pizza From This Box-Shaped Oven Is Always Hot and Gooey

Usually when you open a pizza box that's been sitting on your kitchen counter for weeks, you're not going to find a fresh, hot slice inside. So maybe it's time to take your local pizza place off your speed dial and start making your own using this compact oven that looks like a pizza box, except that it's not made of… » 3/06/15 9:22am 3/06/15 9:22am

If pizza were a politician it'd be a Republican

Pizza is big business in America. So it's only natural that everyone's favorite salt delivery device has a lobbying group spending money to influence politics. Big Pizza spent about $1.5 million in the last two election cycles, which is really no surprise. What might surprise you is that pizza is so partisan: 88… » 3/03/15 12:17pm 3/03/15 12:17pm

That Plastic Thing Inside Your Pizza Box Was Invented 30 Years Ago

If you’re one of the 7 billion humans on this planet who enjoys getting pizza delivered to your door, you have a piece of plastic to thank. A piece of plastic? Yes, that circular plastic thing that goes in the middle of a pie to prevent the pizza from sticking to the top of the pizza box. It's called a pizza saver.… » 2/05/15 8:40pm 2/05/15 8:40pm

The Woman Who Invented the Bag That Keeps Your Pizza Warm

Ingrid Kosar always dreamed about running her own business. She didn't know what kind of company it would be, but she liked to picture herself carrying a little briefcase. As it turns out, a very different kind of bag would define her career. It's a bag that appears on doorsteps millions of times a week for Friday… » 12/05/14 3:30pm 12/05/14 3:30pm

Check out Action Bronson's recipe for weed sprinkled pizza

Rapper and food enthusiast Action Bronson and his crew take us on a tour to their favorite midnight munchies snacks in New York. From the Spicy chicken Drums From Heaven in Queens, to the ultimate stoner creation: The beets and ricotta pizza sprinkled with freshly ground weed, in Williamsburg. » 12/03/14 9:32pm 12/03/14 9:32pm

Of Course You Can Track Domino's Pizza On Your Smartwatch Now

In a move that fulfills every basement-dwelling tech nerd stereotype out there, Domino's and Pebble are finally letting you use your wrist computer to watch as your pizza inches ever-closer to your gaping maw. Wipe away those tears and/or meat sweats, and behold the Domino's Tracker smartwatch app. » 11/13/14 10:16am 11/13/14 10:16am

Behold all the crazy new pizzas from Pizza Hut's brand new menu

Pizza Hut is launching a brand new menu on November 19th and it sounds nuts. The options are so crazy—like Ginger Boom Boom and Get Curried Away crust and Honey Sriracha sauce—that I'm not even sure the word pizza can adequately describe it. I mean, there are more than 2 billion different pizza combinations now. » 11/12/14 1:50am 11/12/14 1:50am

Watch a master pizza maker make deliciously perfect pizza

A.W. Mangieri is the chef at famed Una Pizza Napoletana in San Francisco and he makes pizzas. Fantastic, simple and delicious 12-inch Neapolitan pizzas that look absolutely perfect. I've never had them but I can totally smell and taste them through this video. Plus, Mangieri seems a little crazy about pizza so they… » 9/27/14 12:58am 9/27/14 12:58am

Seeing frozen pizza get made looks a lot like CGI

It kind of makes sense for frozen pizzas to look so fake. As delicious as frozen pizza can be—and trust me, I think they're fantastic—they're barely food. They're more like sodium-laced stripped wheat frisbees topped with spiced rubber parts. Here's how frozen pizza is made in a big factory. If you pretend it's CGI,… » 7/03/14 12:52am 7/03/14 12:52am

Pizza Slice Pizza Plates Are a Classier Way To Serve Pizza Pie

Paper plates might be ok in a barbecue scenario, or for serving birthday cake, but a greasy pizza will make short work of what little structural integrity they had to begin with. When a slice of pepperoni pie is on the menu, there's no better way to serve it up than on a set of these pizza graphic plates. » 5/31/14 5:00pm 5/31/14 5:00pm