Today we celebrate the perfection of food that is PIZZA!
It's National Pizza Day, and whether it's NY, Chicago-style, Detroit deep dish, or thin-crust, pizza is an American staple.
Pepperoni is the most popular pizza topping at 36% of all 3 billion pizzas that are sold in the US each year is ordered with the it, and you can add another 1 billion on frozen pizzas. 17% of all restaurants in the U.S. are pizzerias, as Gennaro Lombardi, was the first Pizzeria in the U.S., opened in 1895 in New York City. On average Americans consume 23 pounds of pizza per person, so visit your local pizzeria or make one at home, but celebrate the greatest day in food,