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The art of Neapolitan pizza-making won world heritage status Thursday, joining a horse-riding game from Iran and Dutch windmills on UNESCO's culture list. UNESCO accepted the art of Neapolitan "pizzaiuoli," or pizza-makers, on the world body's list of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. Tradition holds that the Margherita pizza was created in 1889 by a local chef in honor of Queen Margherita, who was visiting Naples, south of Rome on Italy's Tyrrhenian coast.As pizza has become a world favorite, foreign innovations in toppings have often left Italians perplexed and aghast.
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