June 8, 2016 - Issue: Vol. 162, No. 90 — Daily Edition114th Congress (2015 - 2016) - 2nd Session
TRIBUTE TO THE ZIPP'S PIZZARIA; Congressional Record Vol. 162, No. 90
(Extensions of Remarks - June 08, 2016)
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[Extensions of Remarks] [Page E853] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] TRIBUTE TO THE ZIPP'S PIZZARIA ______ HON. DAVID YOUNG of iowa in the house of representatives Wednesday, June 8, 2016 Mr. YOUNG of Iowa. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to recognize Zipp's Pizzaria of Adair, Iowa for winning the 2016 Iowa Tourism Office's Pizza Madness Award from the Iowa Tourism Office. Iowa Tourism Office announced their contest search for the best pizza in Iowa in mid-March 2016 and after nearly 15,000 entries, the votes cast named Zipp's Pizzaria, an iconic small establishment nestled in western Iowa. The one-time ``take out only'' pizza parlor is now a full service restaurant known statewide for its signature taco pizza. This year's winning entrant was a local hometown cafe, like so many of those in Iowa. Zipp's Pizzaria has all the markings of a great pizza parlor--with extra helpings of community pride and dishing up a tailor- made private recipe for its specialty taco pizza. Owner Jim Zimmerline accepted the award, noting he is humbled by the attention but is willing to give away their winning philosophy: never skimp on the ingredients. He said, ``Not every pizza is the same. A lot of love goes into it. Everything is fresh.'' I commend Jim Zimmerline and the staff at Zipp's Pizzaria for creating an outstanding pizza. I urge my colleagues in the U.S. House of Representatives to join me in congratulating Zipp's Pizzaria for winning 2016 Iowa Tourism Office's Pizza Madness Award. I wish Jim and all of the staff nothing but the best ____________________