The number of slices in a 16-inch pizza can vary, but there are generally 12 slices in a pizza of this size as presented by a pizzeria. Alternative cutting methods, however, can produce anywhere between 17 and 24 slices.Continue Reading
Most pizzerias will accommodate requests for half slices, which is when standard slices are halved to create extra slices. A standard 12-slice 16-inch pizza would therefore produce 24 half slices. For those who find wedges awkward, some pizzerias will also accommodate requests to cut pizzas into squares or rectangles. Because square slices tend to be smaller, there are usually more square slices in a pizza than triangular ones.
Although it's one of the most popular foods in the United States today, pizza did not make its debut in the United States until the early part of the 20th century. Lombardi's in New York opened in 1905, and it claims to be the oldest pizzeria in the United States. Pizza didn't become a hugely popular dish in the United States until after World War II when American soldiers returned to the United States and brought with them popular dishes they had tried while serving in Europe. By 1957, frozen pizzas had made their way into supermarkets and homes throughout the country.Learn more about Cooking
Because of the variations in sizes and brands of pizza, it is best to cook a pizza according to the manufacturer's instructions found on the box. In general, pizza should cook on the middle rack of the oven at a very high temperature for no more than 30 minutes.Full Answer >
There are eight slices in a 14-inch pizza. According to Pizza Hut, a top pizza chain, one slice is 1/8 of a standard 14-inch large pizza. This number is subject to change depending on the pizza.Full Answer >
There are 16 slices of pizza in an extra-large pizza from Round Table Pizza. However, the number of slices in an extra large pizza varies by restaurant.Full Answer >
Large pizzas, which are 14 inches in diameter, are usually cut into 8-10 slices. Most pizza companies honor requests for the pizza to be cut into more, smaller slices.Full Answer >