Thursday, January 12, 1995

Does anybody know the name of the very first pizzeria in Napoli, Italy?

I went there abt 11 years ago. It has the name "Lombardia" in it and it was the pizzeria that created the famous "Margherita" after Queen Margherita. It is located right in the middle of Napoli and once you eat a pizza there no pizza anywhere else in the world will ever taste the same.

Answer on Does anybody know the name of the very first pizzeria in Napoli, Italy?

Modern pizza is attributed to baker Raffaele Esposito of Naples in the Italian region of Campania. In 1879 Esposito, working in the pizzeria "Pietro... e basta cosi" (literally "Peter... and that's enough", established in 1890 and still operating under the name "Pizzeria Brandi"), baked three different pizze”[4]. for the visit of King Umberto I and Queen Margherita of Savoy. The Queen's favorite was a pizza evoking the colors of the Italian flag – green (basil leaves), white (mozzarella), and red (tomatoes). This combination, named Pizza Margherita in her honor, set the standard by which today's pizza evolved[4].