Inspiration and Authenticity at the 2019 International Pizza Expo

8:30am is pretty early to get people to show up for anything in Las Vegas but Chris Bianco had no problem attracting a crowd for his Pizza Expo Keynote speech on Tuesday, March 5. “I learned things by burning things,” he explained, “I never invented a damn thing in my life.” Listen to Bianco talk long enough and these are the kinds of quotable moments that stick with you, especially if you’re one of the many pizzeria operators in attendance at the International Pizza Expo, an annual event since 1985 that also attracts pizzeria suppliers and enthusiasts.

Interview: Paige Guggemos

Paige Guggemos is the founder of MPLS Pizza Club, a pizza-centric community for pizza enthusiasts. Their annual event, Pizza Camp is about to take place for the fifth time on July 7–8, 2018.

Pizza Box Art Contest Winners

On Wednesday, April 4, 2018, pizza lovers gathered at Paulie Gee’s Logan Square to draw on GreenBox pizza boxes in a competition for prizes from Galerie F and tickets to the sold out 3rd Annual Chicago Pizza Summit presented by Old Style Beer and Empty Bottle Presents. First prize winners were Shelly Loke, for her "OctoPIE... Continue Reading →

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. Pizza Museum Founder, Kendall Bruns for a conversation with Dave... Continue Reading →

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