An interesting new episode of PBS' Idea Channel breaks down the history of one of the world's most treasured foods — pizza (video below).
In the episode, the delicious pie's lengthy history is broken down into eight different types — New York pizza, Neapolitan, Sicilian, Chicago deep dish, frozen pizza, delivery, leftover and international. Host Mike Rugnetta takes you through the pie's lifespan, even taking a look at the very fist pizzeria in the United States.
That pizzeria, Lombardi’s, was opened in New York in 1905.
Rugnetta’s 15-minute history lesson is perfect for any pizza lover who’s interested in seeing where the Italian staple began and where it’s going.
Watch the delicious history lesson below.