piz·ze·ria | \ ˌpēt-sə-ˈrē-ə \

Definition of pizzeria 

: an establishment where pizzas are made or sold

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Marc Malnati is the eldest son of Lou Malnati, who opened his first pizzeria in 1971 in Lincolnwood. Mike Nolan, Daily Southtown, "Lou Malnati's in Tinley Park expanding," 13 July 2018 Brown, who runs Pizzology pizzeria in Carmel and Libertine Liquor Bar on Mass Ave., recently opened Ukiyo Japanese restaurant in SoBro. Liz Biro, Indianapolis Star, "Daredevil Brewing to bring restaurant/taproom to Ironworks Hotel," 20 June 2018 Houston police are searching for three men who robbed a Little Caesars pizzeria on Dec. 6 in the 3600 block of Old Spanish Trail. William Axford, Houston Chronicle, "HPD seeks trio in robbery at Little Caesars on Old Spanish Trial," 30 Mar. 2018 Instead, its downtown features a drugstore, coffee shop, quaint pizzeria in an old service station, hair salon and a town hall and police station. Kelly Kazek, AL.com, "Scenes from Valley Head: 'Gateway to Camps,' home of folk artist Howard Finster," 27 Feb. 2018 Neighbors include Craft & Vine, the Wharf Steak & Seafood, sushi-and-more spot Foster's and Wise Guys pizzeria. Robert Philpot, star-telegram, "Talking shop — Roanoke ChopShop Live, that is — with Randy Rogers," 11 July 2018 As if that weren’t enough, his son had disgraced himself by spreading an unhinged conspiracy theory involving child molestation, the Democratic Party, and a popular D.C. pizzeria. Eric Levitz, Daily Intelligencer, "Beautiful: This Former Criminal Just Got the Second Chance of a Lifetime," 10 July 2018 If all goes according to plan, the pizzeria’s next expansion will be inside the city limits. Justin Phillips, SFChronicle.com, "Pizzeria Delfina plots SoMa outpost," 10 July 2018 Enter Mioposto, the Italian restaurant modeled after traditional Neapolitan pizzerias that first opened in Mt. Baker and now has a total 4 locations in the city. Bon Appetit, "Privacy/Cookie Policy & User Agreement," 11 June 2018

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First Known Use of pizzeria

circa 1912, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pizzeria

Italian, from pizza

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English Language Learners Definition of pizzeria

: a restaurant where mainly pizzas are served

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occurring twice a year or every two years

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