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PIZZA NEWS: A forgotten generation of late 19th century Italian pizza makers in America has been discovered by Peter Regas, changing our understanding of how pizza arrived in the United States.
EVENT (Feb 9): National Pizza Day is February 9 and we'll be celebrating at the U.S. Pizza Museum with a lunch-time presentation from Founder and Director Kendall Bruns with free pizza from Aurelio's Pizza, while supplies last.
EVENT (Dec 1): Born in 1943 at Pizzeria Uno, Deep Dish pizza is turning 75 this year! Enjoy a slice of history and hear the stories behind the development of one of Chicago’s most unique foods.
SHOP: We're happy to announce the launch of our online Pizza Gift Shop! Browse official U.S. Pizza Museum items from the comfort of your own home.
EVENT (Nov 10): The hosts of the Films of the Future podcast are back with a new podcast where they review films that feature pizza. For their premiere live episode, Alan Metoskie (FOX’s The Exorcist) and Kendall Bruns (U.S. Pizza Museum Founder & Director) will discuss Loverboy (1989), starring Patrick Dempsey as a college sophomore and pizza delivery boy that gets seduced by an older woman.
EVENT (Nov 3): Voted second-favorite “Best Literary Event” in the Chicago Reader, Miss Spoken is bringing a boy-girl live lit pizza party to the U.S. Pizza Museum.
EVENT (10/27): Think you have the best pizza costume this Halloween? Pit yourself against fellow pizza enthusiasts at the U.S. Pizza Museum’s Spooky Pizza Party and costume contest.