The first store in USA to sell Pizza was Lombard's Pizza restaurant in New York City. When it opened in 1905, you could buy a whole pizza for 5 cents.
Originally biscuits were baked twice, leaving them very hard and almost tasteless. "Bis" comes from Latin meaning "twice," and "cuit" from French meaning "baked."
The city of Hamburg, Germany has more bridges within it's city limits than any other city in the world; a total of about 2300. Amsterdam has about 1200 bridges and Venice about 400.
Wheat is the most traded crop in the world. It's grown on more than 500 million acres (2 million square km) of land.
French people eat 2 million eclairs every single day. It was invented in France where it was originally called "Pains à la duchesse."