Posts tagged "pizza"

Bike Thief Returns Stolen Bike With Apology Note And Domino’s Coupon

After experiencing a secondhand anxiety attack for the grad student who had their laptop (and 5-year thesis) stolen yesterday, this story is giving me hope. A Reddit user’s bike was stolen, and then returned three nights later with an apologetic note attached, as well as a coupon for a free lava cake at Domino’s (score!).

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 25, 2013

A Fridge Magnet That Gets Pizza To Your Mouth Faster

I am actually really kind of jealous of the people of Dubai, because aside from having islands shaped like the world, and the largest indoor ski slope, they’ve also got amazing pizza technology. Red Tomato Pizza restaurant created a fridge magnet with a built-in bluetooth device that allows you to order pizza simply by PUSHING…

Julie Gerstein / March 31, 2013

Man Takes Four People Hostage, Demands Pizza

Have you ever got a pizza craving so intense that you’re like, “I would totally take four people hostage for several hours in order to get my hands on some pizza right now”? Me too, obviously, but I’ve never acted on it. Yesterday, a man in southern Russia did just that, bursting into a college…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / March 14, 2013

Weekend Project: Homemade Pizza Rolls Of Dreams!

Store-bought pizza rolls always sound like such a good idea (pizza in crispy bite-size pouches? What could go wrong?!), but they tend to come with the undesirable side effect of making you feel like you’re gonna die. Whipping up a batch of pizza rolls at home lets you choose your own non-poisonous ingredients, and they’re…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / March 9, 2013

Crucial Pizza News: Maria Shriver’s Blaze Pizza Is Coming To A Shopping Plaza Near You

Maria Shriver loves pizza. Yes, the former first lady of California and accomplished journalist is a pizza fiend. That’s why she, along with several of her high profile friends, have invested $3 million in a new Subway-style pizza assembly fast food business called Blaze Pizza. So far, there are only two locations — in Souther…

Julie Gerstein / March 1, 2013

“Pizza” The Movie, Now Starring Pizza!

Is there anything better than pizza? Probably not. And as this pizza supercut proves, pizza’s been a vital plot point in a multitude of films, including “Spider-man,” “Spaceballs” and any and all “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” productions. Enjoy this supercut of all things pizza on film, and sidle up to a slice or three. [You

Julie Gerstein / February 21, 2013

Important Pizza News: Guy Fieri Made A Totally Repulsive S’Mores Pizza

Guy Fieri is having a bad few months. First, his new Times Square restaurant gets the total gasface from The New York Times. And now, news comes out that his frozen S’mores Indoors Pizza is a flavor abomination. The dessert pizza claims to be made with “sweet graham cracker crust, rich melted chocolate, semi-sweet chocolate…

Julie Gerstein / January 2, 2013

The 8 Best Pizza Stories Of 2012

Perhaps you’ve noticed that since I’ve joined The Frisky, there’s been 2000 percent increase in pizza-related news on the site. Pizza is in my blood and in my belly. It’s the most wonderful, perfect food. And we’d be remiss if we didn’t note all the extraordinary pizza-complishments (pizza accomplishments, natch) that have taken place thi…

Julie Gerstein / December 10, 2012

Please Give Me A Bottle Of Eau De Pizza Hut, Thanks

Dear Universe, if you’d be ever so kind as to procure me a bottle of Pizza Hut perfume, I’d be eternally grateful. According to the press release, the Eau De Pizza Hut is “a brand new fragrance from Pizza Hut Canada boasting top notes of freshly baked, hand-tossed dough.”
Ugh, could you even imagine how…

Julie Gerstein / December 6, 2012

16 Strange Weird And Wonderful Halloween Decorations

Halloween’s just around the corner, and it’s a great excuse to get totally, totally weird. Weird with your costume and your makeup, but also weird with your household decorations and party props. We’ve found 16 or the spookiest, wildest and all around weirdest Halloween decorations around. You really need a talking tree gnome and a…

Julie Gerstein / October 17, 2012

Take Me There: There Is A Pizza Museum

Leave it to Philadelphia to do the coolest thing ever, which is start a pizza museum. The guys over at Pizza Brain have launched a pizza restaurant-cum-historical-pizza-celebration. What’s so special about Pizza Brain? It’s the largest collection of pizza-related paraphernalia and memorabilia anywhere. And that’s according to the Guinness Book of World Records, even.

Julie Gerstein / September 10, 2012

Be My Boyfriend: Guy Who Punched Delivery Man Over Garlic Knots

Few people understand the importance of getting an order right. But Robert Wheeler does. Wheeler, of Vero Beach, Florida (of course), was so incensed by his pizza delivery guy forgetting to bring him garlic knots that he actually beat up the delivery driver. The driver said Wheeler then told him to “give that to the…

Julie Gerstein / August 30, 2012

Critical Pizzabon Update: There Is Pizza Inside The Pizzabon

Yesterday, I wrote about Cinnabon’s new adventure in snackovation — the Pizzabon. The Pizzabon pairs America’s love of fast food cinnamon buns with America’s love of pizza. It was a win-win, but I was troubled by pictures of the Pizzabon that seemed to suggest that the pizza flavors would simply be piled atop the Cinnabo…

Julie Gerstein / August 16, 2012

The Pizza Guitar Is The Pizza Instrument Of My Dreams

Everything is better with pizza, so it’s no surprise that musician and all around cool dude Andrew W.K. decided to mix his fave food with his favorite thing to do — play party jams. W.K’s been playing the pizza guitar on his recent 10-Year Anniversary “I Get Wet” Tour. “For over eight years, I dreamed…

Julie Gerstein / July 24, 2012

Gunman Demands Pizza And Paris Hilton

Well, it’s worth a shot.
Fredrick Denney, 61, is accused of barricading himself inside a Belmont, N.C. hotel and threatening to shoot police while demanding a pizza and to marry Paris Hilton, according to WCNC.
Denney was eventually pepper sprayed and taken into custody after several hours on Saturday. Read more …

The Huffington Post / July 10, 2012

Be The Pizza Ninja You’ve Always Wanted To Be

Artist Steph Mantis has done some pioneering work with pizza: specifically, encasing real pizza slices in resin to preserve it, in her words, “FOREVERRRRR.” These “pizza ninja stars,” which turn four harmless pieces of pepperoni pizza into a deadly weapon, look terrifyingly delicious (or is it deliciously terrifying?). [Neatorama]…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 27, 2012

Dreams Do Come True: Pizza Vending Machines On Their Way To The U.S.

How often do you stand in front of a vending machine, examining the selection of chips, crackers, and candy bars, and think, “I wish this thing would make me a fresh pizza”? Every day? Me too. Turns out the pizza gods have heard our prayers, because an innovative pizza vending machine called “Let’s Pizza” is finally…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 14, 2012

A BFF Necklace For You And All Your Homeslices

Have you been looking for a way to show your love and commitment to eight of your closest friends but find that traditional friendship jewelry tends to lack … pepperoni? Here’s an easy solution: all you have to do is buy nine pizza slice necklaces and put them together to form a complete pie, aka…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 22, 2012

Plates By The Slice

As a New Yorker, I consider pizza one of the main staples of my diet. It helps that I can get a slice on almost every corner at any hour of the day. There’s even a pizzeria in spitting distance from my front door. They know me by name. It would only make sense for…

Ami Angelowicz / May 4, 2012

And This Is HowYou Freestyle With Pizza Dough

Hi. Hello. I’ve just discovered that there are people in the world who are competitive pizza tossers. And they compete in the World Pizza Games, which are like the Olympics for pizza performers. And there are categories like Fastest Dough, Longest Spin,  Fastest  Box Folding and Dough Freestyle Acrobatics. This is Kzuya Akogi who wo…

Ami Angelowicz / March 25, 2012