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The Moon Pie Just Got A Whole New Meaning

By admin | September 7, 2011

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Did you ever think there would come a day when a company would create a plan to develop a restaurant on the moon? Well if you thought this was never possible think again as Domino’s Pizza is ready to make this dream somewhat of a reality.

Domino’s Pizza has developed a Moon Branch Project website where a step-by-step plan has been put in place to showcase how they are going to supposedly build a 3-story pizzeria on the surface of the shimmering moon. Read More

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Today On Food Republic

By mahir | April 22, 2011

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Food Republic is jam-packed with great stories and recipes today. Check out these links from my Grilled Sea Bass Recipe to How to Make a Pizza Outdoors: Read More

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Top 5 Neapolitan Style Pizzas in NYC

By mahir | March 29, 2011

Within the world of pizzas, there’s a huge difference between the styles. Do you like Deep Dish, thin crust, Chicago-style, Neapolitan? If the latter is your favorite, here are the Top 5 Neapolitan Style Pizzerias in New York City. Read More

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Pizza Round the World – Cultural Tuesday with Debora Mordowski

By mahir | October 5, 2010

Bread, cheese and tomato; in no dish is this classic combination more flavorful than in a Pizza.

Most of us consider pizza something that we can eat in passing.  When there’s no time to cook, there’s not enough food at a party, or we’re simply feeling lazy and with a huge craving for tomato sauce, we make a call and a round pie is delivered to us in no time.  But, we seldom stop to think of how this crusty, gooey, delicious food became an international phenomenon.

The simplicity of pizza speaks to its origins.  Flat bread spans back to the Mediterranean in ancient times where the dish looked much like a modern foccacia.  Greeks topped the plankuntos (early Greek pizza) with olive oil and spices.  Legend has it that Romans tasted Jewish matzah, and imported the pita like flat bread to Italy, which they topped with oil, herbs and cheese.

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Be sure to check out my Los Angeles Foodspotting guide and win a signed New American Table Cookbook

By mahir | September 21, 2010

For all the foodies in Los Angeles, be sure to check out my LA foodspotting guide. Currently the guide includes 5 items. The complete guide will have 10 items. The first person to spot all 10 items will receive a signed New American Table. Some of the items that are included in the guide are the Prosciutto di Parma, rucola, tomato & mozzarella Pizza from Pizzeria Mozza, Sushi from Matsuhisa, and 3 more must try dishes.

More guides to follow for foodies in San Fransisco, Chicago and everyone who wants to explore Ethiopian cuisine around the states. If you’ve missed my New York guide click here.

Comment and give me your thoughts or if you have a request for a city guide.

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