Americans Love Pizza

Pizza in Box

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Americans eat a lot of pizza. They eat it for lunch, for dinner, and for snacks. Some eat the leftovers for breakfast. Pizza is a staple at many children’s birthday parties and even at a lot of adult parties. But where do people get their pizzas and what kind of pizza do they eat?

People buy most of their pizza from pizzerias, including take-out and eat-in places. They can also get pizza in restaurants, from school and work cafeterias, from grocery stores, and even from some gas station shops. Of course, there are also people who like to make their own pizza. Depending on where you get your pizza, the style and quality can vary greatly.

Many take-out pizzerias make delicious pizza and can be found easily in most cities. All you need to do is call in your order and in about 20-30 minutes you can get a great pizza. After calling in an order, you can have it delivered to you or you can pick it up at the shop. If you don’t want to call in your order, you can also just walk in to order and wait in the pizzeria until the pizza is ready. You can also order by internet from many places.

Well, what kind of pizza should you order? For starters, you should specify the size. If the restaurant sells different shapes and different crust styles, you’ll need to specify those as well. You could ask for a deep-dish or a thin-crust pizza. Deep-dish pizzas have thick crusts and are usually square or rectangular. Thin-crust pizzas are often round. After

Cheesy Pizza

you choose the crust, you need to choose the toppings. You’ll certainly have many to choose from. A typical pizza comes with tomato sauce and cheese, so you don’t need to mention those unless you don’t want them.  Just ask for the items you want in addition to the tomato sauce and cheese. An order might sound like “I’ll have a large deep-dish pizza with pepperoni and onion,” or “I’ll have a medium thin-crust with green peppers and olives.” The choices and combinations are up to you.

Many pizzerias and restaurants have their own special combinations so alternatively you can order one of those. For instance, a Hawaiian pizza might have ham, pineapple, and green peppers on it. A vegetarian pizza might have onions, mushrooms, green peppers, and olives. A meat-lovers pizza will have several kinds of meat with no vegetables.

For people who prefer to make their own pizza, they can find pre-made crusts or dough at the grocery store along with specialty pans and pizza cutters. If all you want to do is pop a frozen pizza into the oven, you can do that too. You’ll have many choices available to you in the frozen food section of the closest grocery store.

So, how do you like your pizza?