Why Is Pizza So Popular

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Everyone loves pizza – pretty much everyone who tries it develops an instant affection for it – and its history is just as interesting as some of the topping combinations that have emerged around the world, some of which are rather unusual – Tom Yum Kung pizza anyone? The History of Pizza – From Uncertain Origins Came Something Special

The history of pizza has long been debated and it would seem as though the world is still no closer to agreeing upon where and when pizza actually came about.

From the heights of the Persian Empire and Darius the Great (6th Century BC) and Virgil’s ‘Aeneid’ (1st Century BC) – “See, we devour the plates on which we fed.” – to evidence that’s emerged from the ashes of Mount Vesuvius that smothered Pompeii,
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20th Century – The pizza chains that have now spread around the globe emerged, most notably Dominos, founded in 1960 in in Ann Arbor Charter Township, Michigan and its rival Pizza Hut, founded two years earlier in Wichita, Kansas.Why Pizza is Still is Popular as Ever

The popularity of pizza hasn’t been subject to as much debate as its origins, though why pizza is still as popular as ever is an interesting discussion topic, one that will likely spur as much debate as where and when it was invented.

The convenience of ordering pizza surely has something to do with its enduring popularity – ordering pizza delivery online is wonderfully convenient – though there has to be to more its popularity than the convenience of dialling a short number with a catchy ring to it or ordering online as is increasingly popular.

Is it the simplicity of a traditional-style pizza – traditional pizzas have few toppings – cooked in a wood-fired oven, the overwhelming nature of a pizza heavily (over)loaded with toppings that often amounts to a mountain of gut-busting pleasure, or is it the inimitable flavour that arises from that heavenly combination of dough, sauce and

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