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  • Lying Pizza Joint Employee Forced 1.7 Million People Into COVID-19 Lockdown

    11/20/2020 5:54:10 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 14 replies
    New York Post ^ | November 20, 2020 | Hannah Sparks
    A pizza shop employee in Australia was caught delivering hot, fresh coronavirus to customers this week. South Australia began the first of six days in lockdown on Wednesday, after local officials confirmed dozens of new cases of the virus — a spike that the state of 1.7 million hadn’t seen since April. Woodville Pizza Bar, in Adelaide, was named a hot spot by contact tracers after learning that a supposedly highly contagious COVID-19 patient had visited the restaurant.
  • Woman disguises 911 call by ordering pizza

    11/14/2020 5:11:11 AM PST · by Leaning Right · 11 replies
    YouTube ^ | Nov. 22, 2019 | KGET News
    A victim of domestic abuse calls 911. But to avoid enraging her abuser, she pretends to be ordering a pizza. Clever move on her part. And thankfully the 911 dispatcher picked up on what was going on. Audio of the call is at the link.
  • Parent-to-be divides Internet for eating pizza while partner is in labor, taking photo

    11/05/2020 9:29:09 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 15 replies
    Fox News ^ | 11/4 | Michael Hollan
    A bizarre photo that claims to show a woman in the midst of labor pains, inside a hospital room, recenty went viral because of a pizza pictured in the foreground — a pizza that was allegedly being enjoyed by the uncomfortable woman's partner. The image was uploaded to Reddit’s aptly titled Trashy boards, where it was accompanied with a caption reading, “Casually eating pizza when your [significant other] is in the middle of giving birth.” SNIP The image’s original caption is visible in the Reddit post, which reads, “It’s not delivery, it’s DiGiorno,” making a reference to both the situation...
  • Pizza shop offering free slices to anyone who is hungry

    10/16/2020 5:41:05 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 17 replies
    WCVB5 ^ | 10/16 | Ted Wayman
    Its estimated 20% of local restaurants have been affected by the coronavirus, with hundreds of establishments closed and thousands laid-off. A pizza shop in Hudson, New Hampshire, has been giving away free food since the spring, welcoming anyone that is hungry. The sign outside Mickey's Pizza in Hudson says it all, "No money, no problem; Free slices if you need." Tony and Elissa Nasser say they are here to help anyone who is in need. The decision came after the two saw New Hampshire schools closing for the semester, and parents losing their jobs, amid the coronavirus pandemic. Anonymous donors...
  • Man arrested for stuffing razor blades into consumers' pizza dough

    10/14/2020 8:59:46 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 20 replies
    ABC ^ | Oct. 14, 2020 | Jon Haworth
    The supermarket chain has now issued a full product recall.A man has been arrested after he was reportedly caught putting razor blades into pizza dough that was then sold to customers, according to the Saco Police Department in Maine. The incident occurred on Oct. 6 when the Saco Hannaford Supermarket, located in Saco, Maine, near to both Kennebunkport and Portland, notified the Saco Police Department regarding a suspected food tampering incident. The customer had reportedly purchased a Portland Pizza Pie Dough and then later found an undisclosed number of razor blades inside the product, according to a statement by the...
  • Bear eats delivery pizza left on doorstep in Colorado Springs

    10/05/2020 6:55:07 AM PDT · by real saxophonist · 77 replies
    YouTube ^ | 1 Oct 20 | NewsChannel13
    Bear eats delivery pizza left on doorstep in Colorado Springs2 minute video.
  • The 101 Best Pizzas in America (affirmative action for pizza?)

    09/14/2020 12:32:00 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 115 replies
    The Daily Meal ^ | Taylor Rock
    Pizza is always there for you. At your eighth birthday party with all your friends and that clown, it was there for you. During your late-night college cram sesh, it was there for you. After a long day of work, a hot cheesy slice was there to comfort you — and maybe a bottle of wine too. Pizza is a staple of American meals, which means it’s pretty easy to come across. It can sometimes feel like there is a pizzeria around every corner, but there’s just something about a great pizza. Here is where to find the 101 best...
  • A Belgian Man Has Been Pranked with Pizza Deliveries for 9 Horrible Years

    08/29/2020 1:10:07 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 15 replies
    Food & Wine ^ | June 10, 2020 | Mike Pomranz
    “I cannot sleep anymore,” he reportedly stated. “I start shaking every time I hear a scooter on the street.”It’s one of the oldest pranks in the (telephone) book: ordering an unwanted pizza to someone’s house. (It’s even happened to the Queen of England!) But at what point does the gag stop being funny? For a man in Belgium, after nine years of pizza delivery, he was finally fed up enough to turn to the press. Jean Van Landeghem and the pizzas that have plagued him for nearly a decade have become a global phenomenon after the Belgian site Het Laatste...
  • Americans can't stop shoving pizza into their faces

    08/26/2020 12:14:36 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 123 replies
    CNN ^ | Tue August 25, 2020 | Jordan Valinsky
    America's pandemic-induced love affair with pizza shows no signs of slowing down. That's a huge relief for Papa John's, helping to speed up its turnaround plans. The pizza chain said Tuesday that its North American sales rose 24% over the past four weeks. Internationally, sales were also strong, jumping 23% for the period. Pizza has thrived as other restaurants struggle mightily during the coronavirus pandemic. Pizza has been synonymous with delivery for decades, which is crucial when people are afraid or barred from eating inside restaurants. And it's cheap -- helpful during the worst recession since the Great Depression. "Papa...
  • President Trump goes out for pizza

    08/23/2020 12:03:25 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 48 replies
    The Hill Youtube Channel ^ | August 20, 2020
    After his speech to supporters, President Trump visits a restaurant in Old Forge, Pennsylvania, a town about 15 minutes from Scranton.
  • Pepperoni Shortage Strikes Small Pizza Places Across the US: Report

    08/19/2020 12:48:42 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 59 replies
    Fox News ^ | 8/16 | Michael Hollan
    Various shortages have struck during the coronavirus pandemic, ranging from toilet paper (which was caused by panic buying during the early days), coins, and even aluminum cans. Now, pepperoni has apparently fallen victim to the pandemic. Pizza shops across the United States say they’re paying higher prices for the popular topping and have noticed that the supply has become tighter, Bloomberg reports. Restaurants from New York to South Dakota have reportedly seen a significant increase in price, with the cost nearly doubling in some areas. According to the news outlet, other meat products saw temporary price increases during the pandemic....
  • People Have Started Putting Kiwi On Pizza And People Have Mixed Feelings About It

    08/11/2020 1:48:34 PM PDT · by Diana in Wisconsin · 116 replies
    Awesome Inventions Blog ^ | August 11, 2020 | Awesome Inventions Staff
    If you thought pineapple on pizza was blasphemous, brace yourself because someone just made a far worse combination. It seems that aliens are real, and one seems to have actually escaped Area 51 because they’re trying to make kiwi on pizza a thing. Yes, that fuzzy egg-shaped fruit with a green, seedy center. Sliced and scattered all over the glorious surface of a delicious pizza. I never thought it would be possible to feel my taste buds recoil. No offense, of course. The fruit is delicious on its own. More so when it’s paired with yogurt. So the fact that...
  • Domino's New Zealand drops 'free pizza for Karen' offer after backlash

    07/30/2020 5:43:53 AM PDT · by Kriggerel · 20 replies
    BBC ^ | July 30, 2020 | BBC
    Domino's Pizza has dropped a promotion offering free pizza to women named Karen after it was met with a backlash. In recent years, the name "Karen" has been used as an insult to describe white middle-aged women who are perceived to be obnoxious or racist. The pizza franchise's New Zealand arm initially said it wanted to give "nice Karens" a break from negativity. But some said it was tone-deaf, ignored more important issues, and "rewarded privilege".
  • Red meat for the "Q" people.

    07/16/2020 11:16:16 PM PDT · by chuckles · 49 replies
    Youtube ^ | 07-17-2020 | chuckles
    Haven't seen any "Q" stuff since Covid so I found this. It's 3 hours, kinda rambling, but very interesting. Took a lot of work to put together.
  • Man shoots through door of Little Rock pizza place after not getting enough toppings

    07/04/2020 10:12:00 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 59 replies
    KTHV ^ | July 2, 2020
    A Pie Five Pizza employee said she waited on the suspect, later identified as 44-year-old Michael Brown, and he ordered a pizza. Brown became upset with the employee because she was not putting enough toppings on the pizza. The employee said she attempted to explain to Brown about the portion sizes and that they are measured out by management.
  • Rose McGowan calls for the arrest of Bill Clinton and Prince Andrew

    07/03/2020 4:57:24 PM PDT · by rickmichaels · 36 replies
    The Post Millennial ^ | July 3, 2020 | Roberto Wakerell-Cruz
    Leading voice in the #MeToo movement, Rose McGowan, best known for taking down sexual predator Harvey Weinstein, is now hoping that the likes of Bill Clinton and Prince Andrew are the next two prominent figures to face justice, having called for their arrest. A photo of Weinstein, Jeffrey Epstein, and Ghislaine Maxwell was tweeted by McGowan on Friday, with the three each having a red 'X' over their faces, this being reference to Weinstein being sentenced to 23 years in prison for his sexual abuse, Epstein having allegedly killed himself after being imprisoned on federal charges of sex trafficking of...
  • Pizza Hut’s largest U.S. franchisee files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

    07/01/2020 12:13:22 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 64 replies
    CNBC ^ | July 1, 2020 | Amelia Lucas
    NPC International, the largest U.S. franchisee of Yum Brands’ Pizza Hut, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Wednesday. The company operates more than 1,200 Pizza Huts and nearly 400 Wendy’s restaurants. In contrast to most of the restaurant industry, Pizza Hut is one of the rare companies to report same-store sales growth in April and May, thanks to higher digital and delivery sales. But the coronavirus pandemic follows years of slumping U.S. sales for Pizza Hut, and NPC has struggled with a debt burden of roughly $1 billion. Seeking Chapter 11 protection means that NPC can continue to operate while...
  • National Guard soldiers found glass in pizza they ordered while deployed in DC, report says

    06/11/2020 3:59:33 PM PDT · by Repeat Offender · 37 replies
    Fox ^ | 11 June 2020 | Greg Norman
    Two soldiers from South Carolina’s National Guard who were recently deployed to the nation’s capital to quell unrest following the death of George Floyd reportedly found shards of glass baked into a pizza they had ordered there. The startling discovery was made amid the dough and cheese after the pie arrived at the Marriott Marquis Hotel where the troops had been staying, according to The Post and Courier newspaper, citing a report from the Department of Defense. The report said the troops did not eat the pizza.
  • 2 SC National Guardsmen found glass baked into pizza they ordered while on DC deployment

    06/11/2020 4:07:59 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 22 replies
    Post and Courier ^ | 6/10/2020 | Thomas Novelly
    The soldiers were staying at the Marriott Marquis Hotel during their mission to the nation’s capital when they decided to order a pizza from a nearby establishment using Uber Eats, according to a Department of Defense report shared with The Post and Courier. When they opened the pizza, they found shards of glass baked into the dough and cheese. They didn’t eat the pizza and no one was injured, according to the report. No other Guardsmen experienced a similar problem. “The command says that the soldiers are OK, and that this was the only incident to their knowledge,” said Capt....
  • &pizza restaurant chain offers paid time off for activism amid George Floyd protests

    06/02/2020 7:57:54 AM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 25 replies
    Fox News ^ | 2 June 2020 | Janine Puhak
    Pizza chain &pizza is offering its employees paid time off for activism following the death of George Floyd last week. The fast-casual restaurant announced the news on Sunday. “For those in this pain. For those in this fight. We stand with the Black Community against racial hate and injustice,” &pizza tweeted. “In memory of George Floyd & in UNITY always. From this day forward, @andpizza will be giving its employees paid time off for activism.”’ SNIP The custom-pie restaurant chain, based in Washington, D.C., employs about 700 people across 40 locations in Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania, New York and Massachusetts. The...