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National Pizza Day National Pizza Day is February 9. Americans love their pizzas. We have a Pizza Festival Month, three Pizza Days and two weeks all dedicated to celebrating this all-time favorite anytime food.  Quote of the Day: “Pizza is like the entire food pyramid!” Madeline Oles History Legend has it that a baker named Raffaele Esposito of Da Pietro Pizzeria (now known as Pizzeria Brandi) invented a pizza with red tomato sauce, white mozzarella, and green basil, to reflect the colors of Italy’s flag when he was called upon to make a pizza for Italian King Umberto I and Queen Margherita (Naples 1889). That pizza is still known as Pizza Margherita today. USA The first pizzeria in the United States was opened in 1905 by Gennaro Lombardi. He sold pizza at his street front shop in Manhattan, located...

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