Wednesday, March 15, 2006

Pizza Contest

Italy may be the birthplace of pizza, but it's plenty popular here in the U.S. where there are over 61,000 pizzerias, and 350 slices of pizza are consumed a second.

Just how much do you know about American pizza? Take the quiz below and find out. The first three people to correctly answer all three questions below will win a copy of Pizza by Diane Morgan and Tony Gemignani. Choose the correct answers and post your guesses in the comment section, be sure to include your email so I can contact you, if you win! Mailing address must be in the U.S or Canada. Only one entry per person so choose carefully. Good luck!

What's the most popular cheese on a pizza in Ohio?
A. Parmesan
B. Ricotta
C. Mozzarella
D. Provolone

What's the signature pizza in Boston?
A. Pepperoni
B. Clam and Garlic
C. Mozzarella and Basil
D. Lobster Marinara

Which pizzeria is the longest continuously running in one location, by the same family in the U.S.?
A. Giordano's
B. Totonno's
C. Grimaldi's
D. Lombardi's

My interview with Tony Gemignani, author, pizzeria owner and five times world pizza throwing champion is up over at Bay Area Bites today so do stop by and take a peek.