Texas abolished last meal requests after a prisoner ordered two chicken-fried steaks, a triple cheeseburger, a beef & cheese omelet, a pound of barbecued meat, a half loaf of bread, three fajitas, a meat-lover’s pizza, fried okra, a pint of Blue Bell ice cream, and peanut-butter fudge — and then did not eat it.
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After a waitress at a pizzeria helped a customer choose the numbers for a winning lottery ticket in 1984, he “tipped” her $3,000,000 — half of his $6,000,000 prize money.
In 2013, a Pizza Hut GM stood up and refused to force his employees to work on Thanksgiving, believing they should get to spend time with family instead.
On a 1995 visit to Washington D.C., Russian President Boris Yeltsin was found on Pennsylvania Avenue, drunk, in his underwear and trying to hail a cab in order to find pizza.
America’s “Big Four” rival pizza chains – Domino’s, Papa John’s, Pizza Hut, and Little Caesars – all buy their cheese from the same man: James Leprino. He sells 1 billion pounds of cheese each year.
Cheryl Treadway, a woman in Florida saved herself when she decided to use the Pizza Hut app to order an online pizza with a secret message saying she was being held hostage.
One 18 inch pizza has more pizza than two 12 inch pizzas.
According to researchers on the show Food Detectives, you can cut 35 calories on average by using a napkin to blot the grease off your pizza slice.