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Wednesday Dec 30, 2020

The year 2021 seems to be a very promising year for all the pizza lovers out there. It is now time to give room for what to expect from the next year. From new flavors to new life opportunities, we can’t wait to live 2021 with you.

Thursday Aug 13, 2020

Back-to-school season is the perfect excuse to celebrate with a pizza party. No matter if you’re planning a pizza party for your children starting pre-school, or you decided to gather your friends for a back-to-college pizza party. As long as someone brings pizza, it will be a party.

Monday Aug 10, 2020

This year, make sure you plan on celebrating National Relaxation Day. Yes, that’s a thing. Even though it falls on a Wednesday, you can still have the most relaxing day, with pizza of course.

Tuesday Jun 9, 2020

Freezing leftover pizza may be the best pizza hack of them all. There is no better thing in the world than heating up a leftover slice, but sometimes we just can't eat it in time before it goes bad.

Tuesday Jun 2, 2020

October celebrates National Sausage Pizza Day, and to celebrate we’re looking at the best Flavored Crust® pairings for sausage pizza. Because who wouldn’t want a pizza with an extra punch of flavor?

Monday May 18, 2020

Leftover pizza is a crowd-favorite. Sometimes, a slice from the night before tastes even better in the morning.

Thursday May 14, 2020

If you thought the pineapple pizza topic was a hot debate, we have another one for you. Would you eat mustard pizza? The question made national headlines last year, as people scratched their heads at such a seemingly odd culinary combination.

Friday May 8, 2020

When you're stuck at home, things to do can be difficult to think of. You've reorganized your closet, you've scrubbed the windows and the bathroom mirrors, and you feel like you've watched basically every television show and movie on every streaming service. What else is there to do?

Wednesday May 6, 2020

What's the perfect Mother's Day meal? Well, if you ask us, it's pizza of course! There is truly nothing better than a hot, melty, gooey, cheesy Hungry Howie's® pizza and we know quite a few moms who agree.

Monday May 4, 2020

On today, the greatest of all days, May the Fourth Be With You. And, may the fourth pizza be delivered. Wouldn't that be a dream? On this, one of the most significant holidays, a glorious day, may you have not just one, and not two or three, but four pizzas arrive at your door.

Monday May 4, 2020

There's some major pizza love in America. It's a staple of many significant events: sleepovers, birthday parties, family takeout night, team celebrations, and more. If you think about it, there's really no occasion that isn't made better by a large pizza order.

Monday May 4, 2020

There's some major pizza love in America. It's a staple of many significant events: sleepovers, birthday parties, family takeout night, team celebrations, and more. If you think about it, there's really no occasion that isn't made better by a large pizza order.

Wednesday Apr 29, 2020

It might be the largest debate in the history of all debates. Pineapple pizza: yes or no? No one stands somewhere in the middle. You're either intensely pro-pineapple or adamantly against it.

Thursday Apr 23, 2020

At Hungry Howie’s® we love testing your pizza knowledge with pizza quizzes. But this time, we wanted to do something more old-school. A crossword puzzle.

Tuesday Mar 17, 2020

When we order from Hungry Howie’s®, our first option is always pizza. But, we also know that come Monday, we want to give our diet a try again. So, we end up ordering a fresh salad, that’s delicious on its own. Yet, let’s face it, it will never be like pizza.

Wednesday Mar 11, 2020

We don’t know about you, but we love playing friendly April Fools pranks on our best friends and family using pizza

Wednesday Jan 22, 2020

A pizza party is perfect any time of year and for any single occasion, whether it’s a birthday, graduation, or just

Wednesday Dec 18, 2019

If you ask us, there’s no doubt about that old saying “pizza is life.” We can think of a million and one reasons wh

Thursday Dec 5, 2019

The pizza gods finally heard your prayers and delivered the best of two worlds to give us all: deep-fried pizza.

Thursday Nov 7, 2019

Gather together and start building new family traditions with pizza. From pizza night to pizza parties, these family traditions will strengthen your bond.

Thursday Oct 10, 2019

Here at Hungry Howie’s®, there are two things we feel strongly about: pizza and GIFs. So, it’s no surprise that every now and then we merge these two beautiful things together to give you some funny pizza love that you can share with your friends.

Tuesday Oct 8, 2019

The world is filled with creative pizza lovers who can come up with unlimited unconventional pizza topping combinat

Thursday Aug 29, 2019

There are some days when all you can think of is having your favorite pizza slice for lunch.

Tuesday Jul 23, 2019

Summer is the time of year when everyone gets a chance to enjoy the weather, lay back and relax. Between those relaxation periods, there is plenty to do. There are local events, vacations to enjoy, BBQs to indulge in, and so much more.

Tuesday Jul 23, 2019

For those who are living with diabetes, be it type 1 or type 2, pizza is food that can leave you second guessing if it’s safe to eat. The reason pizza becomes questionable is because it comes in so many different sizes and thickness.

Friday Nov 30, 2018

We all have friends that live and breathe for pizza. And obviously, we include ourselves in that description as well.

Monday Nov 12, 2018

Thanksgiving is a beautiful holiday, a time to be with family and friends, all gathered to celebrate the many reasons we are thankful for the invention of pizza.

Wednesday Oct 31, 2018

Over the years, pizza delivery drivers have witnessed many awkward things, been in very creepy situations, and gathered hundreds of pizza horror stories to tell.

Tuesday Jun 5, 2018

So, you’ve decided you want to make pizza at home. Good for you! There’s nothing wrong with trying to expand your culinary skills.

Thursday May 31, 2018

Whether you’re preparing for your first 5K Pizza Race or you are ready for your first Pizza Marathon, you have to start training sooner or later. How you get ready for a pizza race will determine if you’ll ever make it to the top five or not.

Thursday May 24, 2018

If you ask us, we don’t really need a reason to choose pizza over going out. Pizza is our best friend. Some of our best memories are with pizza. Plus, going out has its downsides as well. For those Saturday nights where your friends are begging you to go out, we’re coming to the rescue.

Tuesday May 22, 2018

In a world of pizza innovations, having pizza delivered by a self-driving car sounds like something straight out of Black Mirror. The thought of that ever becoming a reality seemed outrageous. But, every day we get closer and closer to having our pizzas delivered by self-driving cars.

Friday Mar 9, 2018

When it comes to food. including pizza, our furry animals are willing to go to great lengths to grab a slice for themselves. These adorable animals went above and beyond to get their share of food, even if their owners didn’t appreciate it.

Wednesday Mar 7, 2018

Before we were fighting about Hawaiian pizza and topping our cheesy pies with BBQ chicken, there were simpler times. Times where a Margherita pizza was all it took to satisfy pizza cravings. The history of pizza delivery can be dated back to one pizza man from Naples.

Monday Mar 5, 2018

Every once in a while we spot some pizza fails that make us cringe. From burnt pizzas to cheese-less pizzas and beyond, we all have been in the presence of an epic pizza fail. This time, we’ve rounded up the ten worst pizza fails. Hopefully, none of these have ever happened to you.

Friday Feb 23, 2018

Your love for pizza is unquestionable; you can finish one large Hungry Howie’s pizza by yourself. But, can you be a competitive eater? If you are up to the challenge, a pizza eating competition can show you and your friends how much you love pizza.

Wednesday Feb 21, 2018

Food blogging goes beyond restaurant reviews and recipes. Food blogs are about the food itself, the personality of whoever writes about food, the ideas, the dialogue between users, and more. If you are a real foodie, you probably follow several food blogs.

Thursday Feb 15, 2018

People go to great extremes to showcase their love of food. When it comes to pizza though, some people want to make sure their love is literally inked to their bodies to be on display forever.

Tuesday Feb 13, 2018

We know there are some pizza lovers out there trying to bake their own pizza at home. But, some things are easier said than done. The secrets of making the perfect pizza dough are some of the best-kept secrets in the world. Think the Da Vinci Code here people.

Friday Feb 9, 2018

When you order a pizza, you are ordering food that fuels your soul and makes you happy. What you choose to order might have a very high sentimental value for you. But, what does it say about you? Your pizza order reveals more than just your favorite pizza toppings.

Monday Feb 5, 2018

From dragons on Game of Thrones to doctors saving lives on Grey's Anatomy, there seems to be a TV show out there for everyone. We all spend hours binge watching these shows, and now there is a new form of entertainment for pizza lovers.

Thursday Feb 1, 2018

Football season is back, and we all know what that means: pizza season is back, too.

Tuesday Jan 30, 2018

No matter how you looked at it, 2017 was a year with good, and not-so-good, moments for pizza.

Monday Jan 22, 2018

It’s time to test your pizza hunting abilities. If you are a true pizza lover like you say you are, then you will have no problem finding the hidden pizzas in these pictures. Not to brag, but little Hungry Howie found most of them in less than 10 seconds. Do you think you can do better?

Tuesday Jan 16, 2018
Friday Jan 12, 2018

There’s nothing better than waking up the next morning to realize you have some leftover pizza in the fridge.

Monday Jan 8, 2018

When it comes to pizza, we don’t really want to mess it up. Side dish pairings with pizza include the classics, a chef salad or Caesar salad, some Howie Bread® and if we are starving, we will toss some Howie Wings® in there as well.

Tuesday Jan 2, 2018

Your zodiac sign tells more about yourself than you might think. In fact, we might be able to guess your favorite pizza choice from your zodiac sign. Let’s see what your pizza orders will look like in nearby 2018.

Monday Nov 13, 2017

Every state is different, so it’s no wonder that each state has its own popular pizza topping. From peppers to bacon to pepperoni, each state has a particular love for pizza toppings that make them unique.

Tuesday Nov 7, 2017

When it comes to the twitterverse, there are many topics that get people fired up, from politics to popular TV shows to pineapple on pizza. Yes, you read that correctly – pineapple on pizza is a hotly debated topic on Twitter.

Monday Oct 30, 2017

At Hungry Howie’s, we take pride in blending the right ingredients to create a mouth-watering, savory pizza sauce to complement our trademark Flavored Crust® creations.

Thursday Oct 26, 2017

Taste the perfect fusion of delicious toppings with our popular garlic herb flavored crust, delightfully baked to perfection. When it comes to building your own pizza the combinations are endless.

Tuesday Oct 24, 2017

Pizza is a favorite for everyone around the world and with so many topping combinations, it can also be enjoyed by vegetarians. The variations of vegetarian pizza are endless, especially if combined with any of our signature Flavored Crust®.

Friday Oct 20, 2017

America loves Ranch dressing and there is simply no denying it. In 2014, NPD Group revealed that Ranch dressing was the number 1 dressing shipped to restaurants, cafeterias, and other institutions.

Monday Oct 16, 2017

Although pizza is most Americans’ favorite foods, it’s just one of many. With millions of food options, choosing what to eat becomes a game of “would you rather.” To take it even further, Hungry Howie’s is full of choices, so choosing the perfect pie can be just as tough.

Friday Oct 6, 2017

BBQ chicken pizza is so popular these days that we never stop to think who created this delicious creation. Whether you agree with this unlikely combination or not, you have to give credit to the creator of such an odd pairing.

Wednesday Oct 4, 2017

The internet is a vast wonderland that can quickly suck you in, leading to hours of entertainment - or hours of productivity lost - depending on your outlook.

Monday Oct 2, 2017

Do you know #HowiePizzaSchool?

A true pizza lover knows a thing or two about pizza. And we are not talking about the history of pizza here; do you know the basics? Do you know the facts? Pizza has a whole sheet of important points of which every true lover should be aware.

Thursday Sep 28, 2017

The average wedding costs over $35,000 and recent surveys indicate that now more than ever, brides and grooms are covering the majority of these costs.

Wednesday Sep 27, 2017

Italians are famous for their lifestyle, their fantastic cuisine, and of course, pasta. Their obesity rate is low compared with other European countries and the United States. The average person in Italy eats more than 51 pounds of pasta a year.

Tuesday Sep 26, 2017

Celebrities have to keep up with their diets, but now and then, they indulge in some delicious pizza creations. From the craziest combinations featuring chili and noodles to the classic Margarita style pizza, celebrities know their favorite choices and what satisfies their pizza loving heart.

Friday Sep 22, 2017

Chicken wings are synonymous with the Super Bowl, but the reality is that Americans love chicken wings year-round. The National Chicken Council, which represents the chicken industry, tracks the number of chicken wings purchased at grocery stores throughout the year.

Wednesday Sep 13, 2017

A pizza party is perfect any time of year and for any single reason, whether it’s a birthday, graduation, or just because you felt like having friends and family over for some fun. If you’re getting ready to throw a pizza party, you may be seeking out some entertainment.

Tuesday Sep 12, 2017

Over the years, salad has gotten a bad rap. It’s often considered a diet meal or something “light.” But for many, salad is the perfect lunch or dinner. Salads are delicious, nutritious, and can be hearty.

Thursday Sep 7, 2017

Most people associate October with Halloween. But for us, it’s all about pizza and pasta celebration. This is because October is National Pizza Month!!! And this year, we are determined to celebrate it like never before.

Tuesday Sep 5, 2017

These days, everyone is leading busy lives. From work to school to recreational activities, it feels like there is never enough time to get everything you want done.

Friday Sep 1, 2017

Pizza is one of the most common fast food options out there. Most people love the cheesy, affordable taste of a slice of pizza. However, some restaurants are pushing the boundaries and offering high-end pizzas that can leave your wallet crying.

Wednesday Aug 30, 2017

If you know the history of pizza, then you also know the history of pizza delivery. Since King Umberto I and Queen Margherita were not everyday people, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that they surely did not pick up that fateful pizza that would become the infamous Margherita pizza.

Monday Aug 28, 2017

Whether you’re a vegetarian, need a Meatless Monday dinner idea, or are looking to eat just a little bit healthier, the Hungry Howie’s Veggie Pizza is your go-to option. Topped with fresh mushrooms, green peppers, onions, black olives, and tomatoes, it’s a flavorful and filling pizza.

Monday Aug 28, 2017

The origins of pizza have been discussed time and time again, but most everyone knows that pizza came from Italy. The word pizza itself was first documented in AD 997 in Gaeta and throughout parts of Central and Southern Italy.

Friday Aug 25, 2017

Pizza, according to Merriam-Webster, is defined as a dish made typically of flattened bread dough spread with a mixture of tomatoes and cheese and often other toppings. Everyone knows what pizza is, but do you know the history of why it’s called a pizza?

Wednesday Aug 23, 2017

Pizza plays a big role in pop culture. From pizza in movies to reality TV to scripted shows, pizza can be seen in so many movies and TV shows, it’s hard to pick which is your favorite.

Tuesday Aug 22, 2017

Throwing a pizza party is a great way to celebrate your love for pizza. A party based around pizza is a great opportunity to try different flavors you usually don’t order for yourself. Pick from our different pizza flavors like buffalo chicken, veggie pizza, BBQ chicken, and more.

Monday Aug 21, 2017

Pizza is always good. You know it, we know it. There are many styles and preferences when it comes to eating pizza, some like flavored crusts, others like extra cheese, while others enjoy dipping their slices into succulent sauces.

Friday Mar 31, 2017

When choosing a Flavored Crust®, it is important that you choose toppings and crusts that complement each other. With so many toppings clamoring for attention, a cheese Flavored Crust® will let the toppings on your pizza stand out on their own merits.

Tuesday Mar 28, 2017

Hungry Howie’s is dedicated to customer satisfaction, which is why it is important to know what you as a reader have enjoyed on the Hungry Howie’s blog. Here are the top 10 blog posts devoured by Hungry Howie’s blog readers.

Tuesday Mar 21, 2017

If you’re in the mood for pizza, but don’t really want to eat or share an entire pie, pizza rolls are a perfectly sized treat to fulfill your craving.

Tuesday Mar 14, 2017

Many people automatically consider pizza as junk food and try to steer clear of it when adopting a healthy diet or fat loss program. However, if you make healthy topping choices, this is far from the case.

Friday Mar 10, 2017

Are you a trivia geek? When it's pizza trivia, it's never boring. Show off your pizza smarts to your friends with this inforgraphic on fun facts about pizza. 

Tuesday Mar 7, 2017

Pepperoni has been named the number one pizza topping time and time again. And if you love pepperoni, you’re probably enjoying it on more than just pizza. From pepperoni rolls to sandwiches to a cracker topping, there are many ways to enjoy this spicy sausage.

Thursday Mar 2, 2017

Making pizza dough is considered an art form to some. After all, there is literally an association dedicated to cultivating the art of making Neapolitan pizza (Associazione Vera Pizza Napoletana).

Tuesday Feb 21, 2017

Ah the Oscars, the glitz, the glamor, and the groaning that your favorite actor didn’t win. The Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, recognize excellence in cinematic achievements.

Wednesday Feb 15, 2017

There are the Bens, the Jennifers, and the Beyonce, but what about the famous Howies?

Wednesday Feb 8, 2017

A gluten-free lifestyle can be tough. For many, eating out when they are sensitive to gluten or are following a gluten-free diet is practically impossible.

Wednesday Nov 30, 2016

Jalapeños are medium-sized chili peppers used to add spice to foods. Did you know that jalapeños are actually a fruit?

Monday Nov 28, 2016

Feta cheese is a white cheese made from sheep’s milk that originated in Greece. Some feta cheese is a mixture of sheep and goat’s milk. Similarly brined white cheeses produced in Europe are made partly of cow’s milk.

Thursday Nov 17, 2016

One of the biggest arguments in the world of pizza is based on which style is better, Chicago or New York? The disagreement may never be resolved. Though these two types of pizza are the most popular, there are many other styles.

Tuesday Nov 15, 2016

There are many discussions on the right way to eat pizza. From the folding method to using a fork and knife to eating the crust first.

Monday Nov 7, 2016

Losing weight can be difficult. Although there are many diet plans to choose from, many of them specify that it’s best to stick with lean proteins, fruits and vegetables. Unfortunately, that means you will have to control your pizza cravings…or will you?

Wednesday Nov 2, 2016

At both the collegiate and professional level, football season is back. From Saturday through Sunday, football fans engage in watching their teams take on rivals in hopes of getting to the big game.

Thursday Oct 27, 2016

Chicken wings come in many different flavors that can be savory, spicy or even sweet. Americans consume upwards of 27 billion wings every year. Though traditional Buffalo sauce reigns, sauces and dry rubs have become more experimental and flavorful.

Thursday Oct 27, 2016

Halloween has become one of the biggest holidays of the year with Americans spending millions on costumes, décor, and candy. On average, the American shopper will spend nearly $83 this year for Halloween.

Thursday Oct 27, 2016

What is the meaning of life? Is our universe real? Do we have free will? There are many philosophical questions that may never be answered. Fortunately, there is one that we can answer.

Tuesday Oct 25, 2016

Choosing a Halloween costume can be tough, as there are thousands to choose from. You could go as something witty, funny, serious or scary. When you're trying to figure out what to be, you might start thinking about what you like.

Friday Oct 7, 2016

Having fresh, crisp greens virtually at our fingertips all year round. It’s hard to believe this hasn’t been the case throughout most of human history. This is, perhaps, one of the reasons for the rise of the salad as a meal.

Wednesday Oct 5, 2016

If you find yourself in the position of hosting an event, say a pre-finals bash, a party before the big game or watching the NBA finals or Super Bowl on TV, you may be wondering 1) how come you got nominated, and then 2) how will you manage to pull off this feat.

Monday Oct 3, 2016

Birthdays, graduations, holidays and even anniversaries are often celebrated with a big slice of pizza. For some, pizza brings back memories of spending time with family or pulling an all-nighter at college.

Monday Oct 3, 2016

On the surface, pizza is relatively simple: some crust, some cheese, some toppings and you’re done. You’ve got dinner, lunch, or possibly even breakfast. It is this simplicity that makes pizza such a versatile dish. There are thousands, maybe even millions, of possibilities.

Sunday Oct 2, 2016

The calzone: a delicious, doughy delight filled with various meats and cheeses. No matter what you choose to include in your calzone, it all begins with the dough. If you're interested in how to make calzone dough, you've come to the right place.

Wednesday Sep 28, 2016

Ah, pizza! Only the best food invention ever! It’s great at dinnertime when it is warm and oozing with cheese. But wait! It’s also pretty good when it is cold for breakfast, or anytime in between. There’s no doubt that pizza is one of the most well-liked and easily accessible foods on Earth.

Wednesday Sep 21, 2016

So, you took a look at your love life and decided to give it a badly needed make over. You’ve changed your look, your mindset, and your attitude about life. And, it’s paid off. You now have a phone number or two that you are hoping to turn into dates.

Monday Sep 19, 2016

Although pizza originated in Italy, it has become a favorite throughout the world. "Pizza" is a word that never needs translation, wherever you are.

Friday Sep 16, 2016

A staple in many restaurants and a favorite in many households, breadsticks first appeared around the 14th century BCE in Turin, Italy. These hard, crunchy, pencil-shaped sticks had the consistency of crackers and would last for days.

Wednesday Sep 14, 2016

When you are trying to stick to a low-carb diet, pizza night can be quite the challenge. But you don't have to feel left out while your pals are gobbling down deep-dish crusts smothered in thick layers of cheese-y goodness.

Wednesday Sep 7, 2016

The debate over which is better: New York-style and Chicago-style pizza is probably as old as the pizza styles themselves. Many have tried to compare thin crust New York pizza to thick crust Chicago pizza and declare a winner. Many have failed.

Monday Sep 5, 2016

Even when it is bad, pizza's pretty awesome. And even when you hear about some of the strange things that have been put on pizzas, such as the seaweed and eel pizzas that are all the rage in Japan, you think: I might go for that. There are many pies that sound even crazier.

Friday Sep 2, 2016

At its very core, pizza consists of three main items: sauce, toppings, and dough (or four, if you're like me and put cheese in its own category).

Tuesday Aug 30, 2016

Like the opening credits of a film, or the theme song to your favorite show, the arrival of the antipasto tells you something special is about to start.

Thursday Aug 25, 2016

Ahh…brownies. Chocolatey, fudgy, soft and chewy, cakey, it really doesn't matter. There's just something irresistible about brownies. Some prefer crispy edges so much that there are special pans that create edges on every brownie.

Thursday Aug 18, 2016

What makes a pizza movie moment unforgettable? What makes it iconic? When we’re talking about pizza, an iconic scene would be one in which the pizza took center stage, made the scene, or even the movie, memorable, and most importantly, made you crave pizza.

Tuesday Aug 16, 2016

Hailed (get it?) as one of the greatest recipes to originate in the Americas, the Caesar salad is the perfect companion to any pizza. As with many other crave-worthy cuisines, the Caesar salad is stunningly delicious in its simplicity, with origins that are surrounded in mystery.

Tuesday Aug 9, 2016

Wings and pizza go together like peanut butter and jelly, milk and cookies, chocolate and peanut butter, French fries and ketchup, rock and roll I think you get the picture.

Thursday Aug 4, 2016

Most pizza fanatics will agree that nothing can compare to pizza served directly from the oven, but a pizza delivered directly to your door might be a close second.

Monday Aug 1, 2016

Ah, pizza, what’s not to love? Since this is all about statistics and fun pizza facts, I’ll begin with a bold statement: chances are, at some point in your life, pizza was (and may still be) your favorite food.