FW: Calzone, Sausage Pizza (1947)

Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Tue Sep 25 17:09:28 UTC 2001

On Tue, 25 Sep 2001, Frank Abate wrote:

> Barry's details and dates below are instructive, and blow away the claim
> (which I never believed anyway) that the first pizzas were made in New
> Haven, a local myth in Connecticut.

There is also a local myth hereabouts that the hamburger was invented at
Louie's Lunch in New Haven, but evidence for the 19th-century existence of
the term "hamburger," furnished by historical dictionaries and by Barry's
researches, disproves that one as well.

I think the local claim that "frisbee" originated in New Haven is

Fred Shapiro

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