Ordering take out food is one of the most popular and valued transactions in the United States. Buying food for take out is one of the greatest ways to support food businesses, and the food delivery industry continues to soar with the emergence of popular delivery apps like Doordash, Uber Eats, Postmates, and many others. If you ever wondered when the first pizza was delivered and how the food delivery industry came to be, we've got a few facts to give you.
The first pizza was delivered in Naples, Italy in the year 1889. King Umberto and Queen Margherita demanded a man named Raphael Esposito to deliver a slice of pizza pie from the Pizzeria di Pietro e Basta Cosi (which is still a famous food tavern to this day). Since this pizza was delivered to the King and Queen's doorstep, takeout has been a staple around the globe.
The first-ever restaurant to advertise itself as a takeout food delivery restraunt came about in Los Angeles, California in 1922, when a Chinese establishment named Kin-Chu Cafe branded itself as the only place making and delivering real Chinese dishes.
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