Who was the first US Pizzeria?

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2011/08/18 11:43:23 (permalink)

Who was the first US Pizzeria?

This week NPR reported on the pizza war between New York's Lombardi's (http://roadfood.com/Resta...erview/3825/lombardis) and Trenton's Papa's Tomato Pies, which opened in 1912.  Lombardi's first opened in 1905 but went out of business for a decade. 
 

For Slice Of Fame, Pizzerias Spar Over 'Oldest' Title

by Joel Rose
August 15, 2011 For years, a New York restaurant has claimed to be the oldest pizzeria in the country, but now a rival from Trenton, N.J., says it deserves the crown.
A Trenton tomato pie starts out like any other pizza, with the dough, which has to be flattened by hand. Then things are a little different.  ...
http://www.npr.org/2011/0...spar-over-oldest-title
 

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