Pizza was first invented by Thomas Alva Edison in 1880 in the small town Menlo Park NJ. After working hard inventing the incandescent light bulb, Mr. Edison became hungry and. Okay, that’s not it.
In Italy, pizza was considered a peasant’s meal for centuries and we cannot say who exactly invented the very first pizza. Historians who have concentrate their research in various foods agree that pizza like many other similar dishes were eaten by many peoples in the Mediterranean region including the Egyptians and Greeks.
However, we can say that the modern pizza has been attributed to the famous baker Raffaele Esposito of Naples. In 1889, Raffaelo Esposito who owned a restaurant called the Pizzeria di Pietro cooked what he called “pizza” especially for the visit of Queen Margherita of Savoy to welcome her to Naples. Considering the traditional garlic topping to be unsuitable for the plate of a royalty, the baker instead used a combination of mozzarella cheese, basil and tomatoes to emulate the colors of the Italian flag.
Other interesting facts are:
– The very first pizza restaurant in North America opened doors in 1905 by Gennaro Lombardi in New York City, at 53 1/3 Spring Street and the frozen pizza was invented by Rose Totino.
–Pizza Package Saver. Have you ever wondered, what is the purpose of that circular thing in the middle of the pizza when you have pizza delivered? Or “Who invented the that thing keeping the pizza from touching the inside of the box top?” Well, wonder no longer! The package saver for pizza delivery as well as cakes was invented by Carmela Vitale of Dix Hills, NY. She filed for US patent on February 10, 1983, which was issued on February 12, 1985.
– Americans eat roughly 350 slices of pizza per second. 36 % of those pizza slices are pepperoni slices, which makes pepperoni the number one choice among pizza toppings throughout the United States.
– In India minced mutton, paneer cheese and pickled ginger, are the favorite toppings for pizza slices. In Japan, squid, eel and Mayo Jaga (a combination of potato, mayonnaise and bacon) are the favorites. Russians love red herring pizza and green peas rock Brazilian pizza shops.
Today the pizza is quite popular food and the pizza delivery service is a great convenience for all people who favor this type of food and work long hours or simply prefer to spend the night at home rather than driving to a pizza and grill restaurant. This service is a great way to get a hot, fresh pizza delivered right to your door. You will get your order within minutes by avoiding spending ages waiting for a seat in a pizza restaurant. All you have to do is to call up, order your favorite pizza, sit back, relax and wait for the pizza delivery service to bring it straight to your doorstep. Of course, it is important to choose a pizza and grill restaurant that has a good reputation and offers delicious food. If you are wondering whom to call in Long Beach CA to for a fast delivery or make a reservation in a restaurant with great service and ambiance you should contact Canadian Pizza.