February, 9th- National Pizza Day!
Originally Posted on February 8th, 2020
* February, 9th- National Pizza Day!
As far as Jeff Eats is concerned, everyday (or is it every day?) is National Pizza Day…
Playing along with this concocted- National Pizza Day “celebration”… share the names of your favorite Florida pizza joints!
NATIONAL PIZZA DAY
National Pizza Day on February 9th celebrates one of America’s all-time favorite foods. Whether it is thin crust, Chicago-style, deep dish or anything in between, pizza is an American favorite.
Here are some interesting facts about pizza:
Pepperoni is the most popular pizza at 36% of all pies ordered.
Over 3 billion pizzas are sold in the USA each year. Add another 1 billion on frozen pizzas
17% of all US Restaurants are pizzerias.
Antica Pizzeria, the first Pizzeria, opened in Naples, Italy, in 1738.
Lombardi, the first Pizzeria in the United States, opened in 1895 in New York City.
Americans consume on average 23 pounds of pizza per person each year.