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National Pizza Day

09 Feb, 2016 / by admin

National Pizza Day

Yes, today is February 9th but it is also known as National Pizza Day!

Whether you prefer Chicago style, deep dish or thin crust, pizza is known to be an American favorite.

Here are a few interesting fun facts:

  • Americans consume on average 23 pounds of pizza per person each year.
  • Domino’s delivery drivers will log about 4 million miles on Super Bowl Sunday.
  • 17% of all US Restaurants are pizzerias.
  • Pepperoni is the most popular pizza of all ordered.
  • Over 3 billion pizzas are sold in the US each year and 1 billion frozen pizzas.
  • Saturday night is the most popular night to eat pizza.

 

Looking for other ways to enjoy and celebrate National Pizza Day?  Here are 11 other suggestions that include a pizza crawl to a pizza bakeoff.

Another favorite pizza to make is Margherita Flatbread Pizza.  Try this recipe the next time you are making pizza at home.

Fun facts compliments of pizza.com and image compliments of MellowMushroom.com.

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