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Food For Thought
A discusison on the sociocultural pervasiveness of pizza.
# 144185 | 1,000 words | 3 sources | 2009 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2009 in Nutrition (Food) , Sociology (General)

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This paper relates that pizza is described as one of the foods of choice at parties because the act of grabbing a slice draws people in closer and they end up forming a circle around the pizza. The paper notes that while there is health awareness about pizza being fattening, pizza continues to be popular around the world. The paper discusses how in an era of cultural divides, pizza crosscuts disagreements and many people enjoying eating it.

From the Paper:

"Pizza has become a food with manifold symbolic and cultural value. "Pizza, especially, indicated the amalgamation of the melting pot vision because it showed how the Italian thin simple dough, tomato sauce and cheese, had to conform to the likes of an open grilled sandwich". (Gvion and Trostler)"

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