- Each table served Margherita pizzas, assigned to Elise and Jonathon.
- According to legend, in 1889, the Margherita pizza, whose red tomatoes, green basil, and white cheese represent the Italian flag, was named after her.
- The idea behind the Margherita Pizza with Summer Tomato Sauce is to stock the freezer with pizza dough, then prepare the simple toppings when you're ready to eat it.
- BY GENA BELL c . 2001 The San Francisco Chronicle SAN FRANCISCO _ WORKINGCOOK _ FAST & FRESH : Chicken with Snow Peas & Sesame Seeds; 30-MINUTE MAIN DISH : Penne Rigate with Eggplant & Walnut Pesto; NOW & LATER : Margherita Pizza with Summer Tomato Sauce.