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Port wine pizza?! Tony Gemignani wins a 13th title with this one

Tony Gemignani, the Bay Area’s master pizzaiolo, has notched a 13th world pizza title. He captured the Port Wine category title in the inaugural Antonio Mezzero All-Stars Pizza Championship, in...


California pizza chefs look to get world record for 7,000-foot pie

More than 100 pizza makers will soon gather in California to attempt to make the world's longest pizza. PizzaOvens.com and commercial and industrial oven manufacturer Italforni USA plan to collect...


Mile-long pizza breaks Guinness world record, slices help feed homeless

Troiano, owner of J.B. Alberto's pizzeria in Chicago, said the idea to break the world record for the largest pizza derived from fellow pizzeria owners Tony Gemignani, Giulio Adriani and...


Cirque du Pizza: The Art of Pizza Acrobatics

When it comes to pizza dough tossing, there’s the classic pitch you’re probably picturing, and then there’s what Tony Gemignani does. The 12-time world pizza champion describes his particular art...


San Francisco Pizza Master Perfects Deep Dish

This column previously visited Tony’s Pizza Napoletana in San Francisco, where we found nothing less than the best pizzeria in the entire USA. Now owner Tony Gemignani — the first...


People of the Bay Area: Tony Gemignani of Tony’s Pizza

By Eloise Porter Pizza is one of those foods that has inspired a cult-like following. There are Instagram accounts dedicated to it, T-Shirts regaling the cheesy pies, and countless memes...


California Slice Renaissance? Tony Gemignani Leads the Way

What’s the state of San Francisco slice culture? What are the worst reheat sins a sliceria can commit? What’s the future of pizza? Tony Gemignani has become synonymous with great...


10 Best Restaurants Of 2016

I write on culinary topics for many prominent publications, and had a New York Times Bestselling food book come out this year, so eating out is always on my mind....


Pizza roundup: Slice House by Tony Gemignani and On Fire Pizza

Twelve-time world pizza throwing champion Tony Gemignani is back in the East Bay, where his hand-tossed pie foray began. His Slice House is a little slice of pizza heaven smack...


Three favorite pies for three years of Pizza Rock in Las Vegas

Pizza Rock is celebrating its third anniversary in Downtown Las Vegas this month. “It went so fast,” says chef, restaurateur, instructor and World Pizza Champion Tony Gemignani, who has opened...