You know you love the taste, but have you ever wondered what makes pizza so popular? It may surprise you to learn that although pizza originated in Italy, it become a popular favorite among Americans long before it became a hit in Europe. It first became popular in the USA during the late 1800s, when the first pizzeria opened in NYC.
Why We Love Pizza
It’s hard to define the popularity of pizza, but one thing is certain: It’s enjoyed by folks of all ages all over the world. Europeans, Asians, Australians, North Americans, Indians – seemingly everyone loves pizza.
Maybe it’s because it’s filling and crusty. Perhaps it’s because it includes may food groups in one: including tomatoes, bread, meat and vegetables. Most of all, pizza is so popular because of the zesty taste.
Better yet, pizza can be home delivered straight to one’s front door. It can also be made at home using simple ingredients. You can even make a mini-pizza on an English muffin or bagel. Could anything be more simple and perfect?
It’s a safe bet to say that the customization option is another aspect that makes pizza so popular. Whether you prefer the meat lovers varieties or the veggie option, there seems to be something for everyone. For the chesse lovers, a plain cheese pizza can’t be beat.