Whether it's a thin crust or a deep dish ordered by the slice or the whole pie America has been head-over-heels for pizza for well over a century. On average Americans eat approximately 350 slices of pizza per second-about 100 acres of pizza a day! At last count there were close to 70000 pizzerias in the U.S. working tirelessly to satisfy that multi-billion-dollar craving. During this lip-smacking gastronomic tour discover how the history of pizza in America has come full circle-from small Italian-American communities to the cutthroat competition of global chains to the mass-produced world of frozen pizza and finally back to distinctive personal pies. Featuring visits to the nation's most fabled pizza houses and compelling interviews with chefs foodies and cultural historians AMERICAN EATS serves up the fascinating and mouth-watering story behind PIZZA.