You Can Apparently Now Tell Your Amazon Echo To Order A Pizza

You Can Apparently Now Tell Your Amazon Echo To Order A Pizza

Not in the mood to call, go online, or send an emoji text or Tweet to order pizza? How about just yelling your order at the speaker in your living room? Now you can, at least if that speaker is the Amazon Echo, and you want Domino’s.  [More]

Pizza Hut Offering Stuffed Garlic Knots Pizzas Sprinkled With $100 Worth Of Gold For Super Bowl Sunday

Pizza Hut Offering Stuffed Garlic Knots Pizzas Sprinkled With $100 Worth Of Gold For Super Bowl Sunday

For all those times when you’re in the mood to eat Pizza Hut, but just feel like you should be eating more precious metals with your cheese and sauce, the chain is putting an expensive twist on its new Stuffed Garlic Knots Pizza, by sprinkling a “nearly $100 worth” of edible gold on top. [More]

Whole Foods Recalling Frozen Pork Pepperoni Pizzas For Masquerading As Beef Pepperoni Pizzas In New England

Whole Foods Recalling Frozen Pork Pepperoni Pizzas For Masquerading As Beef Pepperoni Pizzas In New England

Labels are very important when it comes to food, considering most of us do not have X-ray vision that allows us to scan products with our eyes and know exactly what ingredients those items contain. That’s why Whole Foods is recalling a bunch of frozen pizzas on the East Coast: some pies labeled as containing “uncured beef pepperoni” are actually covered in pork pepperoni. [More]

Papa John’s Is Eliminating All Artificial Flavors, Synthetic Colors From Its Menu

Papa John’s Is Eliminating All Artificial Flavors, Synthetic Colors From Its Menu

Now that the anti-everything-artificial train has left the station, it is showing no signs of stopping: Papa John’s says it’s the first pizza chain to eliminate all artificial flavors and synthetic colors from its entire menu. [More]

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Pizza Hut Launches $5 Value Menu That Only Applies When You Order Two Or More Items From It

We’re only a few days into the new year and already, companies are showing off what they’ve been planning for 2016 in an effort to hook customers early on. Pizza Hut has a new “value-driven” category it’s calling the “$5 Flavor Menu” that offers a lower price for a variety of familiar items — but only if you order two or more of them. [More]

Imagine how tasty this buffalo chicken pizza will be when you know the chicken wasn't fed a continuous low dose of tetracycline.

Papa John’s Promises To Go Antibiotic-Free For Its Chicken Toppings, Poppers

We’ve never really understood the appeal of chicken on pizza, but hey — some people really like it. So this should be good news for them, as Papa John’s has announced plans to only source chickens raised on vegetarian diets and without antibiotics. [More]

Yum CEO Would Rather Pizza Hut Be More Convenient Than Have A Better Product

Yum CEO Would Rather Pizza Hut Be More Convenient Than Have A Better Product

Pizza Hut has been fighting for a slice of the marketplace pie with a weapon that’s turning out to be rather ineffective namely, a complete menu revamp that added a bunch of new crusts, drizzles, toppings and doodads to their regular slate of pizzas. That whole idea of trying to compete with a better product is not the way to go, Yum Brands CEO Greg Creed says. Instead, Pizza Hut should focus on being more convenient than its rivals. [More]

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Chicken Wing Crime Exposes Pervasive, Disgusting Black Market For Meat

Yesterday, we learned about a father-and-son team of crooked cooks who teamed up to illicitly order and re-sell $41,000 worth of chicken wings from their employer’s wholesale supply accounts. Yet who buys wings from the Back of Some Dude’s Truck Meat Market? It turns out that there’s a market for ill-gotten meats, and other restaurant owners receive occasional offers of chicken or shrimp from the back of a truck. [More]

Pizza Hut Delivery Guy Comforts Customer After She Takes A Spill

Pizza Hut Delivery Guy Comforts Customer After She Takes A Spill

When you’re home alone, perhaps the thought has crossed your mind: “What happens if I hurt myself and no one is here to help me?” In the case of one Pizza Hut customer in Arizona who fell while waiting for her order, help came in the form of a pizza delivery man. [More]

Domino’s Launches Custom-Built Chevy Pizzamobile With Built-In Ovens

Domino’s Launches Custom-Built Chevy Pizzamobile With Built-In Ovens

Pizza delivery is a tricky business. You have to get a pizza from the restaurant to the car, let it sit in the car for a while, then get it from the car to the customer, all without tilting the box so the cheese slides off. Delivery drivers normally use their own cars for this… but what if there were a purpose-built car designed to keep food warm and advertise Domino’s in traffic? [More]

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Chuck E. Cheese Trying To Woo Parents By Tweaking Its Food, Expanding Beer & Wine Options

After getting new owners last year, animatronic pizza wonderland Chuck E. Cheese is trying to lift flagging sales by aiming at a new — albeit very familiar — target demographic. We’ll give you a guess — it starts with an “M” and rhymes with “shmillennials.” [More]

Engineer Brody Berson reprogrammed an Amazon Dash button to order pizza from Dominos.

Man Hacks Amazon Dash Button To Order Pizza Whenever He Wants

When in the mood for the piping hot, cheesy deliciousness that is pizza, there seems to be endless options to satisfy your needs: calling the store, ordering online or even sending a pizza emoji via text or Twitter. One man has created yet another way to have that circle of love delivered straight from your door, simply by hacking an Amazon Dash button. [More]

Police: Robbery Suspect Told Pizza Restaurant Worker He Was “Having A Bad Day”

Police: Robbery Suspect Told Pizza Restaurant Worker He Was “Having A Bad Day”

We get it — you’re cranky because nothing is going right, everything is turning out wrong and your day just keeps getting worse and worse. But just because you’re having an off moment doesn’t mean you should take it out on others, like a man accused of robbing a pizza joint at gunpoint who told a cashier his day was a dud. [More]

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Domino’s Gives Customer Who Returned $1,300 He Found In Wings Box Free Pizza For A Year

Stumbling upon a pile of cash might be an easy way to get rich quick for some, but being the kind of person who turns in lost money has its own rewards, too. There’s the satisfied feeling one might get from being a good human… and also there could be the gift of food, like the guy who scored free Domino’s pizza for a year after returning a wad of cash he found stashed in his box of wings. [More]

Sbarro To Open New Standalone Stores In Neither Malls Nor Airports

Sbarro To Open New Standalone Stores In Neither Malls Nor Airports

Imagine picking up the phone and calling your local chain pizzeria for delivery. No, not Papa John’s, Pizza Hut, or Dominos: you call up Sbarro, even if you don’t live inside a food court. Sbarro? Out in the real world? Next month, the eatery opens a new restaurant in the town where its headquarters is: Columbus, Ohio. [More]

Lawsuit Filed By Former Pizza Hut Delivery Drivers Claim Company’s Fees Cut Into Workers’ Tips

Lawsuit Filed By Former Pizza Hut Delivery Drivers Claim Company’s Fees Cut Into Workers’ Tips

It’s not easy being a delivery person — you’re entrusted with getting hot food to its proper destination quickly, and then have face-to-face interactions with customers. The better you perform at your job, the more likely you are to get a nice tip for all that hard work and driving around. Two former pizza delivery drivers who worked for Pizza Hut are suing the company, claiming that their work wasn’t always rewarded as it should’ve been. [More]

Study My Taste Buds Agree With Says Women Love Pizza More Than Men Do

Study My Taste Buds Agree With Says Women Love Pizza More Than Men Do

Listen. I know this might hurt to acknowledge, but you men just need to face facts: You will never love pizza as much as I do. I mean as much as women do. It’s a fact, well, at least according to one study that took on the very important question of who is the most devoted to that divine combination of cheese, bread and sauce. [More]

Florida Domino’s Shuts Down Because Live Roaches Shouldn’t Be Near Food

Florida Domino’s Shuts Down Because Live Roaches Shouldn’t Be Near Food

If the thought of bugs crawling around in a restaurant kitchen near food terrifies you, it’s best to stop reading now. A Florida Domino’s had to shut down temporarily after inspectors say they witnessed more than 20 lives roaches crawling on a table on the cook’s line and hanging out in a bin of onions. [More]