It seems that everyone has an opinion about what makes a great pizza. Maybe that’s why there are so many pizza parlors across the country.
Some counts put the national total at more than 60,000 shops. That’s a lot of choices, and plenty of tough competition.
As pizza joints vie for consumers’ dough, a growing number of quick-service and fast-casual pizzerias are opting to distinguish themselves by serving gourmet pies that feature multigrain crusts, imported traditional ingredients, and all-natural components.