October 2014, Front page coverage of my article, “You’re Bacon Me Crazy” in Pizza Today Magazine.

2014 Article about the Goon in Southeast Ohio Magazine

September 2014: My Pizza Today story about how chorizo can transform any pizza

Food Costing Article in Pizza Today.

September 2014: My Pizza Today story about using bell peppers on pizza.

December 2013: My story in Pizza Today about dough.

November 2013: My Pizza Today article about Creative Grains,

You say Panini, I say Panino story in Pizza Today:

Pizza Today Article about Seafood on Pizza, “Fish Food”

September 2013, My story of smoked meats and cheeses in Pizza Today:

9-25-12 My pizzeria is featured in an Election theme food article in the Columbus Dispatch

3-21-12  WE WON! Best Non-traditional pizza in the Midwest region, then on to the finals to win 3rd Place in the World at the International Pizza Expo, Las Vegas

1-23-2012 My pizzeria Avalanche Pizza wins “Best Pizza in Athens” for the 12th year in a row. The people of Athens voted for us and I thank them!

5-7-2009 Ohio Eat With ths Season gives the Goon a nod!

10-4-11 Slice of Hope reaches the News Media


Story in the Athens Messenger about Avalanche using local grains from Shagbark Milling Company to feed the hungry.


My own Big Fat Greek Pide is featured on the blog cooking with kait.


Athens News reporting on our efforts at using local foods. Included are more restaurants than ever using local ingredients.


A short motivational non fiction story I wrote for Pizza Today entitled “It’s only pizza”


30 mile meal features my foccocia at the Chesterhill Produce Auctions first day in business…Viva local food!

5-12-2011 Chesapeake Journal likes the goon.

4-20-2011 My company was Ohio’s finalist for the National Restaurant Associations Restuarant Neighbor Award

Anna Moore’s Speakeasy article about Athens Farmers Market Baking, March 11th (Thanks Anna for helping us.)

Article about cheese price manipulation in Pizza Marketplace

My feature about pizza acrobatics is featured on Food News Journal

My goonish exploits are exposed in the latest edition of Country Living Magazine.

My Pizzeria won for the eleventh year running! Readers to the Athens News voted Avalanche “Best Pizza in Athens.”

Bakesgiving 2010, we raise over 2500.00 to United Appeal

30 Mile meal does a story on our local spelt pizza

Our new spelt crust offering is printed in Pizza Today’s Hot Slice, October 2010

Late February 2010, WOUB television does a story on Avalanche Pizza at the North American Pizza Competition

Using local corn to make bread for food pantries. We are in the poorest county in Ohio. Thanks to Community Food Initiatives.

My pizzeria is voted “Best Pizza in Athens” for the 10th year in a row

“Small business blogs that actually work” from 01-14-10

This Week Lunch Ladies from Central Ohio and thier great review of Avalanche.

Still the best pizza blog “Slice” did an article on us when we opened in Lancaster, Ohio (Thanks Adam)

Notions Capital names Pizza Goon a blog with bite.

Pizza Marketing Quarterly April and May Issue “Avalanche Rocks!”

Nations Restaurant News report of our support to the troops.

Sgt. Cliff Evener writes a thank you letter about our pizza mission to soldiers at Fort Riley.

All Business December 2007.

Toyota Farm to Table Tour, September 2009.

Ohio University Post, November 2009 on names of our pizzas.

Me, Myself and Pie. Pizza Commander Brooks Jones’ Blog (Thanks Brooks!)

Personnel Plus, February 2008. Alexis Rhinehart.


Columbus Dispatch, March, 2009, On Restaurants, Italy Look out!

Ohio University Alumi Newsletter, May 2009, Silver medal for dough sculpture.

America takes gold in Italy May 2008