Give Pizz-A Chance: Boston Pizza Wars, South Shore Bar Pizza Social Club unite to promote Massachusetts-made pizza (#masspizza)
From left: Marc Russo (Boston Pizza Wars), Kerry J. Byrne (South Shore Bar Pizza Social Club), bar pizza maker Otis O'Toole (O'Toole's Pub in Whitman) and Steve D'Amato (Boston Pizza Wars) recently joined forces to promote #masspizza.

Give Pizz-A Chance: Boston Pizza Wars, South Shore Bar Pizza Social Club unite to promote Massachusetts-made pizza (#masspizza)

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CONTACT – Kerry J. Byrne, 617-797-0408, kjb@kjbtrending.com; Steve D’Amato, stevedamato1@gmail.com QUINCY, MASS. – February 17, 2021 – Two of New England’s most successful grassroots efforts to support local eateries in the Era of…

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Heartfelt toast: KJB-fueled South Shore bar pizza “craze” a Covid-era sensation for Boston-area small businesses

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The South Shore Bar Pizza Social Club was created by KJB Trending in February 2020, on the eve of the Covid shutdowns, to support mom-and-pop eateries in the Boston area during what…

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KJB, the NY Post, and the new paradigm of PR & media: making news, placing news, breaking news
The pending sale via cryptocurrency of two Manhattan bars, reported by KJB Trending, was the hottest story in American financial markets and hospitality the week of Jan. 11.

KJB, the NY Post, and the new paradigm of PR & media: making news, placing news, breaking news

The old paradigm of publicist placing news and journalist reporting news is a quaint fixture of an earlier era in media: like Morse code ticker tape or the ink-stained pressman. …

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South Shore Bar Pizza Social Club: America’s greatest restaurant success story of 2020
A classic South Shore bar pizza with "laced" edges, a crispy burnt crust made by spreading tomato sauce around the edge of the pan. Photo courtesy: Lenny Duarte and Mike McDermott of pending new Mike & Lenny's Bar Pizza food truck.

South Shore Bar Pizza Social Club: America’s greatest restaurant success story of 2020

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South Shore bar pizza proved America’s greatest restaurant success story of 2020 – a year otherwise defined by Covid-fueled devastation of the industry from coast to coast.  South Shore bar…

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21 reasons why South Shore bar pizza is America’s most delicious (and most eccentric) pizza tradition
Piles of pizza at bar pie landmark Lynwood Cafe, including stacks to go in the South Shore style's signature brown paper bags.

21 reasons why South Shore bar pizza is America’s most delicious (and most eccentric) pizza tradition

Plenty of bars around America, indeed around the world, serve pizza. After all, what culinary combination satiates the inner desires of mankind better than cold beer and hot pizza? Not…

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A tribute to an American culinary icon, the late, great Alumni Cafe
The Alumni Cafe was a local institution for more than 50 years in what's known around Boston as South Shore-style bar pizza.

A tribute to an American culinary icon, the late, great Alumni Cafe

(This story originally ran in August 2013 in the Boston Herald upon the closing of a long-time American culinary institution, the Alumni Cafe of Quincy, Mass. The Alumni was a…

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