Ever wonder what the most Instagrammed food might be?
Trade journal Pizza Today reports there is proof that pizza is No. 1.
Italian PR agency Klaus Davi and chef Alessio Mecozzi hired researchers to sift through 300 million food photos in an effort to get pizza an Intangible Cultural Heritage designation from UNESCO.
▪ The researchers found 17 million Instagram photos included the hashtag #pizza.
▪ Pizza beat burgers 10-to-1. Second place went to sushi and third place to pasta.
▪ New York accounts to 6.1 percent of pizza pics, while Naples, the birthplace of pizza, accounts for 2.1 percent.
Check out Chow Town’s Pizza Issue, in print today, and watch our @chowtownkc Instagram feed for pizza pics. Use hashtag #kcpizza, and we may repost your Kansas City pizza pics.