Where to eat the best pizza in Athens

We owe pizza, at least as we know it today, to the lazzaroni, the poor Neapolitans who were so nicknamed because their ragged appearance recalled the biblical story of Lazarus' resurrection and emergence from the tomb. Since the lazzaroni were always on the road looking for work, they needed a cheap and easy meal. Pizza met their needs, but it took a long time for it to become one of the most popular foods on the planet. We even know that other social groups in Naples, as well as many visitors, not only didn't buy pizza from the big boxes of street vendors, but considered the dish disgusting (!).

One hundred and thirty-five years ago, the Italian royal couple, Umberto I and Queen Margherita, tired of the complicated French dishes they were served day and night, asked to try the small pizzas that were circulating in Naples. They were delighted, and since then, with the royal ...

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