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Wednesday, June 11, 2008

[Chicago Pizza News] Fun Pizza Facts

According to this article, the following are all true:

  • There are almost 70,000 pizzerias in the United States
  • More than 66 percent of them are independently owned
  • 17% of all U.S. restaurants are pizzerias
  • Nearly 33 percent of all U.S. restaurants have pizza on their menus.
  • Chicago is the largest frozen pizza market in the world


  1. *and nearly all of them have SOME kind of tasty awesomeness inside. After all, they make pizza.

    ...just thought I'd add that one since you forgot it. Heh.

  2. WTF? Why are Chicagoans eating so much frozen pizza? What a waste.