Howie Slice it - The Pizza Blog

Monday May 29, 2023

There are many myths about pizza floating around out there, and some are commonly believed. But as true pizza aficionados, we're here to tell you which are right and which you can toss out the window. Hungry Howie's has been in operation since the early 1970s, and we now have more than 550 locations throughout America. As the 11th largest pizza franchise in the country, we know our stuff. In fact, pizza is amongst our largest breadth of knowledge.

Monday May 22, 2023

If you're following a Keto or low-carb diet but love pizza, you can rejoice knowing there are still ways to enjoy your favorite food without the guilt. There are ways to satisfy your cravings with low-carb pizza while giving yourself an extra boost of nutrition. While you may have spent your time ripping off the crust portion of your pie in the past, there are now better ways to make the dish more diet-friendly and beneficial to your health.

Friday May 12, 2023

Pizza and beer go hand and hand. It's the ultimate combination for warm weather parties, take-out weekend nights, and definitely while watching the Sunday games. Whether you're sharing a pie with friends or family, finding the best pizza and beer pairings can elevate your meal and add to the good time.

Sunday May 07, 2023

There's nothing better than taking a bite of mouthwatering pizza dough subs (like a great calzone) and tasting the quality of fresh, delicious ingredients. You can tell when a calzone is cooked fresh and made to order rather than processed and frozen before a restaurant throws it in the microwave or oven to heat it up before your arrival. Ten out of ten times, you'll agree that fresh is better.

Thursday May 04, 2023

Expand your palette when you try our unique chicken wing flavors with your next order. You're probably used to either mild, moderate, or spicy wings with dipping sauces like bleu cheese or ranch dressing. Many people love plain chicken wings, but classic Buffalo Chicken Wings are the most popular order.

Sunday Apr 30, 2023

The best Easter pizza recipes include ingredients that bring you a dish reminiscent of a classic holiday pie, packed with popular pizza toppings and delicious crust. While it may not look like a traditional pizza, you'll be amazed at how similar they taste.

Thursday Apr 27, 2023

The United States usually has a universal option of what pizza toppings to add to our pies. Pepperoni is the most popular, followed by sausage, bacon, ham, beef, and chicken. Then add the wide assortment of veggies, like onions, mushrooms, peppers, and olives, and that generally sums it up. But what about pizza lovers around the world?

Sunday Apr 23, 2023

If you’re searching for “how many slices in a 16-inch pizza,” you are probably trying to figure out how much pizza to order for a group. Ordering up a bunch of x-large pizzas for a crowd can be intimidating because you want to order the right amount of pizza with toppings that will make everyone happy.

Thursday Apr 20, 2023

Trying the best alternative meat toppings to pepperoni can be a real game-changer when it comes to pizza. A whopping 36% of pizzas ordered in the United States feature the wonderful meaty topping. For many years, it's been proclaimed the most popular pizza type– following plain cheese pies. If you're a big pepperoni fan, we stand with you.

Thursday Oct 06, 2022

Is pizza a vegetable? It's an interesting question to consider, especially as your browse the supermarket aisles. Among the shelves, you'll see fresh tomatoes, bell peppers, jalapeños, black olives, mushrooms, red onions, and even pickles (which were cucumbers in their former lives). One thing we can say for sure is that all of these items certainly are vegetables.

Wednesday Oct 05, 2022

Are you sitting at your desk, midday and hungry, searching for "lunch deals near me?" Look no further because Hungry Howie's® is here to save the day with all your favorite meals. Whether you're on the go and need to grab something quick to take with you or feed a group at the office, searching "the best lunch deals near me" will likely bring you straight to us. That's because we have a wide variety of menu items that suit everyone's taste.

Thursday Sep 29, 2022

Knowing how to make pizza crust is one of the most essential steps in creating the perfect pie. Here at Hungry Howie's®, we make our pizza dough fresh daily to preserve the integrity of your pizza and provide the best taste. Keeping dough fresh, with the proper levels of moisture, and at the right temperature are all extremely important elements of learning how to make pizza crust. As a franchise in business for decades, we've perfected the craft and are here to share our tips with you.

Tuesday Sep 27, 2022

If you're looking for holiday pizza ideas, you're in the right spot. At Hungry Howie's®, every day is a special pizza celebration, but we know that a few key holidays are important to many of our customers. These include Thanksgiving, Christmas, Rosh Hashanah, and New Year's Eve. As these are some of the people's favorite holidays, it's also an excellent opportunity to include your favorite foods — one of which is pizza!

Monday Sep 26, 2022

The best Halloween pizza ideas can help make your family's night the most spooktacular one yet. While many people think of pumpkin carvings, going door-to-door for candy, and dressing up in costume, there's one more essential thing to consider. What are we having for dinner?! If you're heading out on the town to score the sweetest treats, you'll need something quick and easy. Enter: Hungry Howie's® pizza.

Tuesday Sep 20, 2022

'Tis the season for pumpkin spice bread, and here at Hungry Howie's® we would never forgo a chance to join the festivities. Fall is the season of warm sweaters, football games, beautiful foliage, and of course, pumpkin spice. That's why we're introducing Pumpkin Spice Bread to our menu for a limited time.

Monday Sep 19, 2022

When it comes to pizza crust, not all are created equally. You may not think about dough flavor often when ordering a pie, but at Hungry Howie's®, it's always top of mind. That's because we're home to the famous Flavored Crust® pizza, and it's something we take great pride in serving to our customers. What began as a simple act of adding sesame seeds and butter to our crusts back in the day, our crust and dough flavor evolved into something much more.

Wednesday Sep 14, 2022

The "Love, Hope, and Pizza" campaign at Hungry Howie's® is one of our most meaningful events. For the thirteenth year in a row, we're partnering with the National Breast Cancer Foundation to raise money for survivors and those currently battling the disease. For the month of October, a portion of proceeds from a special sale will go toward the initiative to help those in need.

Friday Aug 12, 2022

Hungry Howie's® has a very special menu addition for all of you pickle lovers out there – our highly exclusive and outrageously delicious Pickled Bacon Ranch Pizza. Featuring a major flavor punch, we're bringing together fan-favorite ingredients for our most incredible pizza yet. Refreshing and savory at the same time, this is a dish you just can't deny.

Tuesday Jul 26, 2022

National Cheese Pizza Day, which is September 5th of this year, is one of the most important holidays here at Hungry Howie's®. While we love a pie that's packed with great toppings, there is something special and beautiful to celebrate in a classic, gooey, warm, melty, plain cheese pizza. We hope that this year you take the evening to celebrate National Cheese Pizza Day with us and order a pie for carry-out or delivery.

Tuesday Jul 26, 2022

This September 20th, celebrate National Pepperoni Pizza Day with us right here at Hungry Howie's®. Pepperoni is the most common pizza topping ordered by Americans every year–it makes total sense that there is an entire day of celebration dedicated to the delicious food! And while we love all things pizza-related here at Hungry Howie's®, pepperoni is definitely one of our favorites.