The History of Pizza, Ancient and Storied

Faith

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Pizza would have been a wealthy person's food about a century before it was a blue collar meal. The idea of fresh fruit (Tomatoes) and cheese being something blue collar is a product of fabulous wealth (The same wealth that built the skyscrapers). It just didn't exist in times before Capitalism. (And, I'm not saying Capitalism is what caused all this, rather I just think with technology increasing productivity, Capitalism became the most efficient way to utilize the explosion of wealth and innovation.)

It's not at all hyperbole to say that lower middle class in America eat better than royalty just 3 centuries ago (When royalty was extremely decadent, pretty much their apex of wealth.)
Wut? Pizzas have been around since before B.C. Please read up on the subject, your comment makes you look like a retard.
 

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I'm not really justifying any retarded assertions, but my gramma told me once that when she was a kid, some fruits and veggies were absolute no go for folks in winter. You couldn't get them shipped to you. She said when her and grampa got back from his deployments, a grape fruit every day for him was a luxury.
 

khorum

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Maybe he's referring to those New York style thin flatbread-with-pussysauce-and-cheese type pizzas. Those were fucking pleb food even two centuries ago, tomatoes or no tomatoes.

American Pizza is deep-dish Chicago- or Detroit-style uberpies that take peak-historical prosperity levels to realize for common working families. Comparing Chicago-Style Pizza to mere NY style cheesy-flatbreads is like comparing an F-22 Raptor to a fucking Sopwith Camel WW1 biplane.

 

Pops

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Maybe he's referring to those New York style thin flatbread-with-pussysauce-and-cheese type pizzas. Those were fucking pleb food even two centuries ago, tomatoes or no tomatoes.

American Pizza is deep-dish Chicago- or Detroit-style uberpies that take peak-historical prosperity levels to realize for common working families. Comparing Chicago-Style Pizza to mere NY style cheesy-flatbreads is like comparing an F-22 Raptor to a fucking Sopwith Camel WW1 biplane.

Those Chicago deep dish pizza suck.
 

Lithose

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Wut? Pizzas have been around since before B.C. Please read up on the subject, your comment makes you look like a retard.
Wow, so pizzas with tomatoes were in ancient Greece before tomatoes. Neat trick. Or your a fucking retard that clearly doesn't read the context of the word Pizza here and tries to sound super smart by acting like an English word that developed from Pitta, which used to mean pie, and came to mean anything on the flat bread that took its name sake, had anything to do "Pizza" today, except the same basic shape and that it had cheese. (And the cheese on most decent pizzas, not the low moisture shit, would have been for extremely wealthy people back then--if Mozeralla had existed, which it didn't for said reason.)
 
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