What Is a Pizza Peel?

Pizza. It’s one of America’s favorite foods. How much do Americans love their pizza? According to The Atlantic, 13 percent of Americans eat pizza on any given day, and pizza sales contribute nearly 37 billion dollars to the national economy each year. American expenditures on pizza account for roughly one-third of global spending on pizza…. Read more »

The Essential Chicago Themed Football Party

Football parties can be a whole lot of fun, but they also require a great deal of planning. Whether you host a large or small gathering, you’ll have to determine how much space will be necessary, and you’ll need to ensure that the drinks, food and television screen will be adequate enough to keep everyone… Read more »

Best Pizza and Wing Combos for Game Day

Game day is all about food, football and friends. Wings and pizza top the list when it comes to game-day food. Pairing pizza toppings with different wing flavors may seem intimidating, but there’s no right or wrong way to match up your football favorites. Think about your favorite flavors of both pizza and wings and… Read more »

Perfect Pizza and Wine Pairings

There’s no denying pizza and beer make a lovely couple, but what about wine and pizza? Wine, or vino, is, after all, from the word venas, which means “to love.” And there’s a lot to love about a wine and pizza union. First, the right wine enhances the sweetness of tomato sauce and cuts the fat of… Read more »

Game Day Wings and Wine Pairings: What to Drink With Buffalo, Barbecue and Beyond

When it comes time to watch the big game, the snacks are almost as much an event as, well, the actual event! Nothing beats a hot plate of wings when game day rolls around. Between the crisp skin, the tangy sauce and the succulent meat, chicken wings are hands-down one of life’s great pleasures. But… Read more »

The Zodiac Signs as Pizza

Your favorite pizza might be a personal choice, but with all the options out there, it might be hard to decide. If you’re feeling a little fickle, all you have to do is look up — the answer is written in the stars! What is the perfect pizza for each astrological sign? Aries (March 21… Read more »

Frank Lloyd Wright Architecture in Chicago

Frank Lloyd Wright is an internationally recognized architect. You can find houses and different buildings he’s designed around the country, but he spent most of his career designing and building properties in the great city of Chicago. During his 20+ year career, he designed some of the most famous buildings in the city, pioneering Prairie-style… Read more »

Why Does It Take 45 Minutes to Make a Giordano’s Pizza?

You can find pizza nearly everywhere in the country, but it’s not all created equal. You’ve got New York-style with its thin crispy crust and Chicago-style in all its deep-dish glory — and then you’ve got Giordano’s pizza. This deep-dish pie isn’t a pizza — it’s an experience. However, many people find themselves baffled by the 45… Read more »

10 Gifts You Can Send Other Than Flowers

Perhaps you’re brainstorming gifts to send to someone special in your life. Whether it’s a holiday or a special occasion, you want to mail the right present. It should show you’re thinking of them and that you put thought into the gift, whatever that may be. Before you fall back on flowers, the old standby,… Read more »

Stay-at-Home Date Night Ideas

Not feeling like going out for date night this week? Want to shake up a tired routine? You’re in luck! Plenty of stay-at-home date night ideas run the gamut from straightforward and sweet to romantic and fun. Impress your partner with a surprise evening in or plan an at-home date to relax together. If you need… Read more »