Piola- Hallendale Beach, FL

Remember the time that the Hunger Games premiered?! Well I do. I was one of those people who went to the midnight showing. Here’s my reasoning. I was supposed to be leaving Friday morning to fly out of the country for the week, so I would hear all the hype about the movie and miss out on the experience. Therefore, I declared I must see it Thursday at midnight. I got in touch with my temp Floridian friend, Rachel, who is at PA school near Miami. I left work in West Palm Beach to meet her and our friend Jodi, who was visiting, and we had a pre-movie meal before the show. Continue reading Piola- Hallendale Beach, FL

Pizzeria Oceano- Lantana, FL

Ariel recently visited the family in Florida. We went to a beautiful Bar Mitzvah and danced the night away. The next morning, we drove back to Boca from Palm Beach and decided to make a stop at Pizzeria Oceano. I heard great things about the place; they use the freshest ingredients and there is only a certain amount of dough made each morning. If that isn’t fresh, I don’t know what is.

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International Pizza Expo- The competitions

[Part 2 of 3 posts] Earlier this month, I went to the international Pizza Expo at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Amidst a busy time at work, I was able to steal away 2 days to see what many pizza stars, restaurant owners, and vendors consider the “Superbowl” of pizza conventions.

This post is my 2nd of three posts about the expo.

  1. International Pizza Expo- The exhibitors- Food & cool products
  2. International Pizza Expo- The competitions- International Pizza Challenge & World Pizza Games
  3. International Pizza Expo- The Seminars- Learning from the best

The International Pizza Expo hosts two famous competitions each year: The World Pizza Games & the International Pizza Challenge. Both competitions took place at the same time on opposite ends of the convention center. Here’s a rundown of each competition.

Intl. Pizza Challenge Judge... Important judges at this table

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International Pizza Expo: The exhibitors- food and products

Viva Las Vegas!

I made it! Earlier this month, I went to the international Pizza Expo at the Las Vegas Convention Center. I was able to steal away 2 days from the office to see what many pizza stars, restaurant owners, and vendors consider the “Superbowl” of pizza conventions.

 

I’ll be posting 3 separate entries about the Expo:

  1. International Pizza Expo- The exhibitors- food and products*
  2. International Pizza Expo- The competitions- International Pizza Challenge & World Pizza Games
  3. International Pizza Expo- The Seminars- Learning from the best

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