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An illustration of Domenico DeMarco making pizza. The pizza is in the shape of a heart. He's wearing a checked red and white shirt.

Episode 51: The Pizza Maker

Episode #51

2022-09-14 05:00:15


When Margaret Dugan was 17, she ate lunch most days at a place called Little Venice where a young Domenico DeMarco would sing while he made pizza. “He would always be singing. And he had a beautiful voice,” she told us. Eventually, he asked her out on a date. At their wedding in 1965, she had no idea she was marrying the man who’d later be called the “Godfather of pizza.” Today, a look at the man and the marriage behind the famous Di Fara Pizza.