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A History of Pizza Live at C2E2


Ike Sewell, founder of Pizzeria Uno and creator of the original deep-dish pizza, can be seen in this April 1993 file photograph. (Chicago Tribune/MCT)
Ike Sewell, founder of Pizzeria Uno and creator of the original deep-dish pizza, can be seen in this April 1993 file photograph. (Chicago Tribune/MCT)

Pizza-like foods go way, way back in history, long before we associated the delicious dish with Italy. How did pizza's pedigree develop, and how did it get to its second home in the U.S.?

Ike Sewell, founder of Pizzeria Uno, in April 1993. (Photo by Chicago Tribune/Chicago Tribune/MCT via Getty Images)

Topics in this Podcast: Chicago, live shows, Italy, New York, food history, 20th century


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