Nov. 3, 2004
News.com.au: AUSTRALIA today can boast being home to the best gourmet pizza in the world, after taking on the rest of the globe at the America's Plate competition in New York, and coming out on top.
The America's Plate competition — known as the America's Cup of pizza — for more than a century had been held between Italy and America, but for the first time this year other countries were allowed to enter.
Held at the inaugural New York Pizza Show, Australians Theo Kalogeracos and Andy Parisi cooked up an Oyster Kilpatrick Pizza, a chocolate pizza known as Mud Honey and a pizza based on the traditional American desert Pecan Pie to take out the prize.
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