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Up All Night at Mikey’s Late Night Slice
On a trip through the Midwest, the PMQ video crew stopped in Columbus,
Ohio, for a bite and a brew at Mikey’s Late Night Slice, billed as “the black
sheep of Columbus pizza joints.” In this video exclusive, you’ll meet Mikey’s
Jason Biundo, one of our three cover subjects, and learn about the origins of
the “Cheezus Crust” and a mascot called Pizzaface, the “creepiest-looking
anthropomorphic pizza that you might have ever seen.” Read the story about
Mikey’s starting on page 32.
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Presentation Is Everything
People really do eat with their eyes, so aesthetic
appeal should not be overlooked in pizza preparation. Good plating can entice customers to try a new
pizza, and a splash of vibrant color and the use of
contrast and garnishes make a dish irresistible. Marc
Cosentino of New York Brick Ovens offers tips for
presenting your food at PMQ.com.
Meet Your Newest
Customers will soon be able to order
a Margherita slice with their Caramel
Frappucino, as Starbucks moves into
the pizza business this year. The java
powerhouse has teamed with Princi, an Italian artisan bakery founded by Rocco Princi, and will offer
baked items, including pizza and focaccia, in some
stores in late 2017. Read more about it at PMQ.com.
A Need for Weed
Smoke a bowl, get the
munchies, order pizza:
That’s been the ritual
for marijuana users
for years, but Denver,
Colorado, has added
a new twist. Now customers can bring their own weed into restaurants
and bars—just as long as they don’t light up inside.
Learn about the potential impact of Initiative 300 on
the restaurant biz at PMQ.com.
Pizzerias Under Fire
A bizarre conspiracy theory
inspired an armed man to search for a nonexistent
sex trafficking ring in Comet Ping Pong in December. After his arrest for assault with a dangerous
weapon, he said he found no evidence of wrongdoing, but the accusations spread to other pizza shops,
with death threats made to workers at Roberta’s in
Brooklyn and East Side Pies in Austin, Texas, among
others. Get the facts at PMQ.com.