Every year, Pizza Pie Day is marked on February 9. The day is one of the numerous, delicious food holidays in the U.S. Pizza Pie Day is a day and aims to commemorate pizza, one of the most popular foods Americans enjoy. More than 35% of Americans eat pizza as a breakfast meal.
The actual inventor of the pizza pie is not known. As per the sources and food historians, pizza-like flatbreads baked in mud ovens were consumed by natives in ancient Egypt, Rome, Greece, Israel, and other parts of the Mediterranean. The peasants ate the pizza made from several ingredients like anchovies, cheese, garlic, tomatoes, and oil.
In 1984, Gerry Durnell initiated the event in October. Gerry was the publisher of “Pizza Today” magazine at the time.
National Pizza Party Day takes place every third Friday in May, aimed at treating your friends, neighbors, and colleagues to a special celebration with lots of pizza pies.
There is no information as to why this particular date was chosen to celebrate National Pizza Day. However, it is the most food holiday in the U.S. The day aims to honor one of America’s all-time favorite foods that came to the U.S. from 18th-century Naples.