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 Clown was the pizzeria’s mascot, appearing in parades and grand... Continue Reading →

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 west side of Cincinnati in 1954 with partners Richard Minella,... Continue Reading →

Dewey’s Pizza Pint Glass

Dewey's Pizza Pint Glass Dewey's Pizza Cincinnati, OH, circa 2010 3.5 in. x 5.5 in. x 3.5 in. U.S. Pizza Museum Collection Acquisition Date: 04/07/2010 ID: USPM0134 The first Dewey's Pizza was opened by Andrew Dewitt in the Oakley neighborhood of Cincinnati, Ohio in April, 1998. As of 2016, Dewey's had 22 locations throughout Cincinnati, Dayton, Columbus, Cleveland, and St. Louis.... Continue Reading →

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