As far as failures go, Grimaldi’s wouldn’t mind repeating this one. When Eric Greenwald, the iconic pizza chain’s chief operating officer, helped launched the brand in Arizona 16 years ago, they strategically choose three spots to test the waters.
Patxi’s Pizza, a family-friendly chain specializing in Chicago-style deep dish pizzas that was recently purchased by Elite Restaurant Group, has introduced a new and improved menu at all 17 locations in California, Colorado, and Washington.
The Bavaria’s Pizza Napolitano & Pastaria flagship location in downtown Tampa, Florida, is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year with a variety of special promotions tin the works, says founder Dan Bavaria.
Pasta? Prolific. Chicken Parm? Popular. Gelato? Perfetto.But still, it’s not pizza.Of the many Italian dishes that Americans have incorporated into stateside cuisine, none is as beloved—and omnipresent—as the humble pizza pie.
Chef Pat Pasquale “Pat” Pascarella announces the upcoming opening of Grana, a casual Italian eatery specializing in wood-fired Neapolitan pizzas, housemade pasta, authentic Italian specialties and more.
Boston’s Pizza Restaurant & Sports Bar announced the launch of its annual “Boston’s Cares” fundraising campaign, which works to fight childhood hunger across the country in partnership with No Kid Hungry.
Nina & Rafi, the Old Fourth Ward Italian restaurant and bar from restaurateur and bar aficionado Billy Streck of Hampton + Hudson and Anthony Spina of O4W Pizza, soft opened in December along the Atlanta BeltLine’s Eastside trail.