While many Americans consider pizza a constant fixture of our country’s cuisine, no one really takes time in between bites to ponder its origin or exactly how it rose to the top as our no. 1 comfort food.
Pizza, of course, hails from Italy, but there is much more to the story than it being miraculously created one day in a countryside villa. The popularity of pizza led to October being declared National Pizza month, so its founding and early history warrants a look back. (more…)