Pizza is the most popular delivery meal in the United States, but one of the first restaurants in the country to serve it actually did so to avoid having to take food to people’s homes. Italian immigrant Frank Pepe, born in 1893, moved to New Haven, Conn., as a teenager and after the First World War got a job working at the Sargent lock factory. Year founded: 1925 Founder: Frank Pepe Known for: white clam pizza Best-selling item: sausage and pepperoni pizza Current ...

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