History of Pizza

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HISTORY OF PIZZA

Celebrate National Pizza Month with a Virtual Field Trip to New York City. Visit Lombardi’s Pizza, the city’s oldest pizza parlor. Learn about the history of pizza and then make your own pizza with a link to an easy recipe.

Links to fun websites include Lombardi's Pizza, Scott's Pizza Tours and Check out the Learning Corner of questions and extended activities.

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Other Fun Websites

  • Lombardi's Pizza

    In 1897 an Italian immigrant reinvented a Napoletana staple food into one of the worlds most eaten foods. New York City was the birth place of New York style pizza. During the year of 1905, Lombardi's was licensed by the City of New York, becoming America's First Pizzeria.


  • Scott's Pizza Tour

    NYC Pizza Bus(Sundays Only) Even native New Yorkers rarely venture to the city's secluded pizza havens. With the NYC Pizza Bus, you'll taste some of the city's best kept secrets as you learn everything there is to know about America's favorite food. Read More | Buy Tickets at Zerve

  • A Pizza Party is fun for all ages. It is a great way to celebrate a birthday or any celebration by creating your own pizza. For a kids cooking party you will want to download this homemade pizza recipe card for each kid that will be at the party.


  • History of Pizza

    The world's first pizzeria, Port' Alba, opened in 1830. Pizzas were baked in an oven lined with lava from a local volcano! The first pizza delivery occurred in 1889 when an Italian restaurant owner was asked to create a special dish for the guest of honor, Queen Margherita Terea Giovanni. Learn more about the history of pizza on this website.


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