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John Irving

Why is pizza so popular?
Food News

Why is pizza so popular?

How is it that a doughy disc topped with pretty much any food you can imagine has so completely captured the world’s appetite? John Irving surveys the popularity of pizza.
Piazza de Ferrari, the hub of city life in Genoa, Italy.

Genoa, Italy

Genoa, the coastal town that gave the world pesto, Christopher Columbus and Renzo Piano, holds surprises around every corner. John Irving explores its labyrinthine lanes.