In case you missed the news, a war is brewing between New Jersey and Connecticut, specifically the city of New Haven. What touched off the brouhaha was a declaration on the Garden State’s Twitter account proclaiming the state the pizza capital of the world.
in honor of #NationalPizzaDay
we will be declaring
NEW JERSEY: THE PIZZA CAPITAL OF THE WORLD
get ready pic.twitter.com/dPn75HiGbh
— New Jersey (@NJGov) February 6, 2020
Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont answered back with the counterclaim that that title belongs to his state.
Relax, New Jersey. I will proudly proclaim Crimped Hair Day, Wearing Socks With Sandals Day, and Don't Pump Your Own Gas Day in your honor. But Connecticut is clearly the Pizza Capital of the World. https://t.co/ccvhWopjuD https://t.co/xNCqq9ba81
— Governor Ned Lamont (@GovNedLamont) February 7, 2020
New Yorkers smile as they read this back-and-forth, confident in the knowledge that Big Apple pizza is universally recognized as king. But how far does that recognition extend? Luckily the website LawnStarter recently conducted a survey of America’s hundred biggest cities to determine which is best for true pizza addicts. The survey drew on five metrics, including the average cost of a pizza and total pizzerias per 100,000 residents. Here are the top ten cities with rankings.
For more, including the bottom ten cities for pizza addicts, plus rankings, click here.