California Pizza Festival will feature pizzaiolos from 20 local, national and Italian restaurants, each serving their version of the savory pie, whether it's authentic Italian, New York or healthy. Among them are Naples' L'Antica Pizzeria da Michele and Antica Pizzeria Port'Alba, the world's oldest pizzeria (founded in 1783), in addition to Tony's Pizza Napoletana in San Francisco, whose owner Tony Gemignani is a 12-time World Pizza Champion. The festival also includes beer and wine, live music, cookbook signings and pizza-making demonstrations by both the United States Pizza Team and Italian "pizza acrobat" Danilo Pagano showing you his tossing and spinning tricks. It's all-you-can-eat, so rest assured you'll leave well-fed and sleepy-eyed.
Pizza comes from Italy, or originally Greece, if you want to make that argument, but it's the most popular comfort food in America. Happy, sad, stressed, hungover — we never say no to a slice. The first