Pizza Facts
What Do You Know About Pizza?


For the Love of Pizza!

Looking to take a break from recipes and learn some pizza facts?

Okay, I'll do my best to share some interesting tidbits about this great food we call pizza.

Here are a few eye-opening facts to get you started.

Did you know that ...

  • 94% of the population eats pizza (Source: Parade Magazine)
  • Americans eat approximately 100 acres of pizza EACH DAY (Source: Pizzaware.com)
  • There are approximately 69,000 pizzerias in the U.S. (Source: Blumenfeld and Associates.) 
  • Saturday night is the biggest night of the week for eating pizza. (Source: virgiliospizzeria.com)
  • The biggest day of the year for pizza is Super Bowl Sunday (big surprise?). 
  • October is National Pizza Month (I knew I loved that month). 
  • The domain name www.pizza.com recently sold for around $2 million dollars (if only I had snagged that first). 

Types of pizza
There are many different types of pizza out there. Everything from Neapolitan to Sicilian to Greek. Read about the different types.

Who Invented pizza?
No, it's not that guy in the Papa John's commercials. Find out who it is.

Pizza Pictures
Okay, I posted my pizza picture. Now it's your turn. Click here to see my homemade pizza picture and to share your pizza pictures!



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