Birthday with the Boss

This old man turned 30 on October 16th and that meant two things: 1) a pizza party 2) a BIG pizza party. Big, as in a 24,000 pound woodfired pizza truck parked right on my driveway. They don’t call it the Chicago Pizza Boss for nothing…it was big. The Boss... Read More

Responding to Pizza Critics

If you’re here, you know Forza Pizza is all about the pictures. On this site, we (Forza Pizza and you) share, celebrate, and voice our pizza feelings through pizza pictures. You won’t find reviews, pizzeria ratings, or “Best Pizza” lists to spark debate and boost traffic. You also won’t find... Read More

Listen to The Maestro

When someone’s nickname is The Maestro, that usually means they know what they’re talking about. That theory holds true when talking about YouTube pizza sensation and Prova Pizzeria pizzaiowner*, Vito Iacopelli. Listen below as The Maestro offers some insightful words of wisdom for pizzeria owners. Grazie, Vito. Forza Prova! *owner/pizzaiolo Read More

Forza Pizza & Forno Rosso

Forza Pizza is proud to announce its first of many pizzeria collaborations and is honored displayed prominently on the front page Forno Rosso‘s menu.  A huge thank you to pizzaiowner* (owner and pizzaiolo), Nick Nitti, for his cooperation and undeniable passion for the craft. Forza Forno Rosso! *I’m now coining... Read More

Forza Pizza Celebrates Eataly’s Pizza Day

When I heard Eataly Chicago was having a Pizza Day, there was no way I wasn’t gathering the squad.  I put the word out, and within a few weeks almost thirty Forza Pizza Heads showed up in their Forza Pizza swag to have a few beers and eat a lot... Read More

For Pizza-Heads, by a Pizza-Head

Just so we’re clear, there ain’t no techies, or bloggers, or wannabe food critics behind this site. Just me, Alberto, a pizza-head, like you.  To show you, and to give you a glimpse of where my passion began, this is my homemade pizza from my homemade brick oven. This... Read More

Forza Pizza at NRA Show 2015

It pays to know people in the pizza industry. Like my buddy Gianni, who’s APN certified, has managed multiple restaurants, and is in the process of opening Zero Ottantuno (081) Pizzeria Napoletana. He’s in the know when it comes to the latest pizza products, events, and trends, so when... Read More

## Hashtagging Forza Pizza ##

Hashtags… love em and hate em, but Forza Pizza’s gotta have em. It’s also a way to keep these cities and pizzerias straight. As a map-based site with global capabilities, Forza Pizza uses hashtags to group and allow for quick pizza travel. Obviously there are no hashtagging rules, and... Read More
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What it Means to be Featured

Simply put, Featured Pizzerias are the ones I want you to see. They are the places either cranking out awesome pizzas, doing something innovative, dedicating themselves to the craft, have a beautiful interior, been around for years, or just doing something that makes them noteworthy.  The Featured section will also serve... Read More

Add A Place Is Too Easy

This is how easy it is to Add A Place from your phone.  It takes less than a minute and a half.  You can take the pics and submit to the map before your pizza even cools off!  Enjoy the jam too! (image quality reduced due to size constraints)... Read More