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It’s National Sausage Pizza Day. Are you hungry?

Felix's Pizza Pub chef shows how to roll pizza dough

Chef Andy Roesch came up with a winning New York-style pie for St. Louis Dogtown restaurant. A pair of Belleville East graduates, Steve Kolb (now VanderKolb) and Tom Galbraith, are co-owners of the restaurant.
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Chef Andy Roesch came up with a winning New York-style pie for St. Louis Dogtown restaurant. A pair of Belleville East graduates, Steve Kolb (now VanderKolb) and Tom Galbraith, are co-owners of the restaurant.

Happy National Sausage Pizza Day!

Oct. 11 is the day of the year set aside to celebrate this popular pizza topping. Even though pepperoni is the most popular topping, according to foodimentary.com, there are still plenty of people who enjoy that sauasage on top of their cheese and sauce.

Foodimentary.com also says that about 93 percent of Americans eat at least one pizza every month, and if you’re hungry for some, here are a few places that you can visit for dinner tonight.

Belleville East grads are co-owners of popular Felix’s Pizza Pub

The most popular pizza on the menu at this restaurant at 6401 Clayton Ave. in St. Louis is topped with Italian sausage, Volpi pepperoni and pepper bacon. You can get it in one of two sizes — 12 inch and 18 inch.

Pantera's Pizza in Edwardsville still serving The Hunk.

Pantera’s in Edwardsville still serving The Hunk

There’s only three Pantera’s Pizza owners still standing, and that means you can still enjoy The Hunk, the restaurant’s signature pizza. It’s got pepperoni, beef sausage, mushrooms, black olives, and onions and weighs five pounds. Or you can enjoy the Ultimeat, which has bacon, ham, Italian sausage, hamburger and pepperoni. The restaurant is at 1522 Troy Road in Edwardsville.

 

Restaurateur’s dreams come true

The slogan at the new Flamentco’s The Place American Eatery says it all: “We’re pretty sure you haven’t tried your favorite pizza.” The most popular pizza is the Carnivore with four different types of meat.

Peel Wood Fired Pizza General Manager Jason Castillo says the O'Fallon location will reopen Wednesday, 10 days after a dumpster fire spread to the rear of the building, activating the building's sprinklers. That caused water damage to the interior

‘Like a second grand opening: O’Fallon restaurant Peel reopens after dumpster fire’

When a dumpster fire caused Peel Wood Fire Pizza in O’Fallon to close for a week-and-a-half earlier this year, a lot of pizza fans started counting down the minutes until its reopening. Now they’re back and ready to serve you your favorite.

Would you rather make your own pizza?

Make these Mini Tortilla Crust Pizzas and celebrate National Sausage Pizza Day by substituting either Italian or pork sausage for the pepperoni in this recipe.

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