Link: How Memphians Learned to Eat Pizza



Saw this post on Serious Eats about Coletta's barbecue pizza, which contained this little gem, which pertains to when the restaurant introduced pizza in the 1950s:

Apparently when Coletta's started serving pizza, locals had no idea what it was or how to eat it. Only when they decided to top it with something a bit more familiar [barbecue] did the pizza take off.

Really? Is this true?

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