Pizza Do-Gooders Category

San Diego Recap: Flying Flour & $520 for the Humane Society

Yes, we made a complete mess of the Sun-St. Michael’s kitchen, and it became a rockin’ restaurant for the evening. But it was a HUGE success, I’m proud to say. We had roughly 25 in attendance and made $520 in unfettered funds for the San Diego Humane Society. Wayne, in his infinite wisdom, asked guests […]

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Huge Response: PFG Party in San Diego Tomorrow Night!

Tomorrow night, it’s all about our furry children. We have more than 20 people RSVPed to “For the Pets,” a party I’m co-hosting with Wayne Sun and Ed. St. Michael. They wanted to honor their beloved Zoe, whom they lost suddenly—and many of the party attendees will be honoring their own pets as they support […]

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Big News! Printed Copies, San Diego Party & More

Are you the type that revels in cookbooks with worn pages and food stains? Well, you’re in luck—Pizza for Good is about to be a printed book in addition to an eBook. The print version is currently in production and will be released in mid August. Watch out for updates on it! In other big […]

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WATCH: Two Do-gooder Updates From Ethan Brown & Sara Benincasa

Two quick video updates for you! Ethan Brown is our first – he’s the fabulously successful “mathemagician” profiled in the pages of Pizza for Good. Now attending Andover, he’s carving out opportunities to appear at schools, libraries and conferences—and has created a video in support of that effort: “People are finally getting excited about math […]

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What’s the Best Road to Healthy & Happy? Be a Volunteer

You read it right: volunteering is good for the ticker. And, from personal experience, it’s good for your soul as well. A new study by the UnitedHealth Group, the Optimum Institute, and Mashable found that folks who gave of their time saw positive effects on their health. To wit: • 94% of survey respondents said that volunteering improved their […]

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‘New York Delhi’ – The Best Naan Pizza You’ll Ever Taste

"New York Delhi" - the finished product

A few friends recently visited Tabla, a new Indian restaurant in Midtown Atlanta, and reported having naan with cheese on it. Naturally, a lightbulb went off over my head! The result is “New York Delhi”—an easy, non-yeast, pizza version of classic Indian bread. After hitting the Google for some easy-peasy naan recipes, I settled on […]

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April is Math Awareness Month – Celebrate with Ethan Brown

Pizza for Good profile subject Ethan Brown got some major-league ink in a recent Wordplay piece in The New York Times entitled “Ethan Brown’s Magic Square.” Here’s an excerpt: We’ll start with the calendar’s leading presentation: a custom-created magic square by Ethan Brown, who is currently a freshman at Phillips Academy Andover. Mr. Brown has developed […]

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Check Out Green Mill’s “Pizza for Good” Campaign in St. Paul

With $1 of every large pizza purchase going to Finnegan’s Fund—working to support people affected by hunger—Green Mill Restaurant and Bar is doing good in their community. We dig this joint because a) they’re working through pizza to give something back, and b) using it as a reminder to eat fresh. Check out the restaurant’s […]

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‘Embrace Evan’ with a T-shirt Purchase

Penny Frulla, whose mother-in-law Lulu Frulla is profiled in Chapter One: “Lulu Lives” of Pizza for Good, has launched a fund-raising drive for a family teen-aged friend who was recently diagnosed with a scary form of cancer. From the fund-raising page: Our friend, 13-year-old Evan Kollias, was recently diagnosed with Mixed Cellularity Hodgkin Lymphoma. This […]

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What’s ‘Pi’ Day without Pizza?

Happy Pi day everybody! Pizza for Good features Chapter 3: “Pi”—a snazzy ditty featuring a profile of Pi and Tau Evangelist and Mathemagician Ethan Brown. (We’ll call it a “Pi-file.”) Ethan says the subject of math in schools—where, as recently reported, the U.S. is lagging other countries in aptitude—is sometimes too specific, for a subject […]

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