Lombardi's Pizza facts for kids
Gennaro Lombardi, later known as the man who brought pizza to America, started the business in 1897. It was still a grocery store at 53½ Spring Street. It began selling tomato pies wrapped in paper. They used to deliver it during lunchtime to workers from factories in the area. In 1905, Lombardi received a business license to operate a pizza restaurant. He later passed the business on to his son, George.
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