Pizza Express



Peter Boizot, MBE, is a Soho legend. In 1965 he introduced the pizza to Londoners when he imported an Italian oven into the first ever Pizza Express in Wardour Street. The popularity of the jazz club below his Dean Street pizzeria lead to the founding of the Soho Jazz Festival. He fought the very successful Save Piccadilly campaign, was a founder member of the Soho Society and the Soho Restaurateurs Association and supported in no small measure Soho Housing Association. Talking of Food interviewed him at his home in Peterborough.


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  • Guest (Emma Morales)

    I'm currently a student offering research writing services and I must say, this watching this was very educational. Pizza is so popular nowadays, but many people don't know that it has such a rich history. The stories of those who spread pizza around the world is also awe-inspiring. Today, people can simply grab a bite of pizza right across the street, and even try their hand at making one. But aunthentic pizza requires craftmanship and practice, and it is just so different from the pizza from the fastfood chains.

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