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Who Invented Buffalo Chicken as a Pizza Topping?

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Who Invented Buffalo Chicken as a Pizza Topping?

Turo | May 16, 2017 11:37 AM

Whether you agree with Buffalo chicken as a pizza topping from a culinary or philosophical perspective or throw it in with pineapple and ham as a controversial bastardization, you’d be hard-pressed to deny Buffalo chicken’s iconic presence on menus at pizzerias across America. And while Teressa Bellissimo is generally credited with having invented Buffalo wings at Anchor Bar in 1964, credit for its invention as a pizza topping is a little harder to pin down. When did wings move out of the side dish an onto the pie? I'm stumped.

Who Invented Buffalo Chicken Pizza? - Best Pizza NYC

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