Roughly 70,000 pizzerias are operating in the United States right now. One in four of those pizzerias is a Domino's, Pizza Hut, or Papa John's.The chains own 58% of the pizza market, but independent, locally owned pizzerias are closing the gap.
Pizza Magazine reports that discerning diners - especially younger customers - crave fresh, quality ingredients like Italian flour or local produce.
Today on All Sides Weekend Chefs In the City: the local pizzerias you can't live without, and other restaurant news and happenings.
Rich Terapak, Sr., WOSU food reviewer
Rich Terapak, Jr., WOSU food reviewer
Brad Rocco, co-owner and operator, Bexley Pizza Plus