2nd Annual Chicago Pizza Summit

The U.S. Pizza Museum will proudly be presenting an exhibit as part of the 2nd Annual Chicago Pizza Summit at Chop Shop on Sunday, April 9, 2017. Old Style Presents 2nd Annual Chicago Pizza Summit Chop Shop 2033 W North Ave, Chicago, IL 60647 Sunday, April 9, 2017 […]

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Taste Talks Chicago

Pizza in the United States is deeply embedded into the nation’s culinary consciousness, from thin crust in New York to wood fired in San Francisco, and of course, no where more fervently than Chicago, from it’s iconic deep-dish to more recent Neapolitan incarnations. Join U.S. […]

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U.S. Pizza Museum Installation at The Whistler

The U.S. Pizza Museum will display items from our permanent collection in an installation in The Whistler Storefront Gallery in Logan Square from July 18–October 2, 2016. An opening party on Wednesday, July 20 at 6pm launches the show, with free pizza from Father & Son Restaurant, while supplies […]

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Fat Boys by The Fat Boys

Fat Boys The Fat Boys Sutra Records, circa 1984 12.3125 in. x 12.3125 in. U.S. Pizza Museum Collection Acquisition Date: 02/29/2016 ID: USPM0260 The first album by The Fat Boys was released on December 18, 1984 by Sutra Records. There is also a re-issue from 2012 that comes […]

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Dimo's Pizza Box

Dimo’s Pizza Box

Dimo’s Pizza Box Dimo’s Pizza Chicago, IL, circa 2015 10.875 in. x 11.375 in. x 2.125 in. U.S. Pizza Museum Collection Acquisition Date: 07/24/2015 ID: USPM0170 Dimo’s Pizza has two locations in Chicago, one in Wrigleyville and the other at “Six Corners” in Wicker Park. Besides pizza […]

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Vans Mars Red/Pizza Late Night Slip-On

Vans Mars Red/Pizza Late Night Slip-On

Vans Mars Red/Pizza Late Night Slip-On Vans Cypress, CA, circa 2016 8.25 in. x 11.25 in. x 3.375 in. U.S. Pizza Museum Collection Acquisition Date: 02/15/2016 ID: USPM0240 Brothers Paul Van Doren and James Van Doren, Serge D’Elia, and Gordon Lee opened the first Vans store in […]

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Pat's Pizzeria & Restaurante Menu

Pat’s Pizzeria & Restaurante Menu

Pat’s Pizzeria & Restaurante Menu Pat’s Pizzeria & Restaurante Chicago, IL, circa 2014 5 in. x 11.5625 in. U.S. Pizza Museum Collection Acquisition Date: 02/28/2015 ID: USPM0012 Nick Pianetto Sr. established Pat’s Pizza in 1950 at 3114 N Sheffield Ave in Chicago, Illinois. They’re known […]

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Cassano's Pizza Pepperoni the Clown Doll

Cassano’s Pizza Pepperoni the Clown Doll

Pepperoni the Clown Doll Cassano’s Pizza Kettering, OH, circa 1960s 8 in. x 14.25 in. x 2.5 in. U.S. Pizza Museum Collection Acquisition Date: 03/03/2015 ID: USPM0262 Cassano’s Pizza was founded by Kettering, Ohio grocer Victor “Vic” J. Cassano, Sr. and Caroline “Mom” Donisi in 1953. Pepperoni the […]

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LaRosa's Pizza Cincinnati Reds Pizza Box

LaRosa’s Cincinnati Reds Pizza Box

LaRosa’s Cincinnati Reds Pizza Box LaRosa’s Pizzeria Cincinnati, OH, circa 2015 15.3125 in. x 15.125 in. x 2 in. U.S. Pizza Museum Collection Acquisition Date: 07/21/2015 ID: USPM0161 Buddy LaRosa, the son of a Sicilian immigrant, opened a pizzeria called Papa Gino’s on Boudinot Ave on the […]

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