Here’s The History Of Pizza In Just Eight Slices (Video)


By Cooking Panda

An interesting new episode of PBS’ Idea Channel breaks down the history of one of the world’s most treasured foods — pizza (video below).

In the episode, the delicious pie’s lengthy history is broken down into eight different types — New York pizza, Neapolitan, Sicilian, Chicago deep dish, frozen pizza, delivery, leftover and international. Host Mike Rugnetta takes you through the pie’s lifespan, even taking a look at the very fist pizzeria in the United States. 

That pizzeria, Lombardi’s, was opened in New York in 1905. 

Rugnetta’s 15-minute history lesson is perfect for any pizza lover who’s interested in seeing where the Italian staple began and where it’s going.

Watch the delicious history lesson below.

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Source: PBS Idea Channel/YouTube / Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons

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