Pizza Patron Inc.

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2014

    Pizza Patron Under Fire for Marketing Special Offer as "La Chingona"

    Ah, Mexican Spanish: the language that, pound-for-pound, has more double entrendres, puns, and desmadre than any language on Earth. And a great example of the language's ever-charming vulgarity comes courtesy of Pizza Patrón, the Texas-based chain that sells pizzas marketed toward Mexicans and has ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2012

    Pizza Patrón, Famous for Its 'Pizza for Pesos' Program, Does Not Actually Take Pesos

    Remember all the immigration-related hullabaloo back in 2007, when Pizza Patrón, a Dallas-based chain that caters to the Latino market, announced it would allow people to buy pizzas with Mexican pesos?Every pasty, testosterone-poisoned white sheriff in Arizona started stamping their jackbooted feet ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2011

    Chuck E. Cheese's to Invade Mexico

    ​For years now, La Pizza Loca and Pizza Patrón have made a killing on customizing pizzas for the Mexican palate beyond a sprinkling of jalapeños--I'm talking about carne asada and chorizo as toppings, with Tapatío as a condiment. Nevertheless, pizza isn't that popular among Mexicans in Mexico-- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2007

    Pesos-Loving Pizza Chain Invades Santa Ana

    Remember Pizza Patrón? Only if you're a Know Nothing. Last year, the Dallas-based pizza chain infuriated conservatives after announcing it would accept pesos in lieu of dollars at their locations. Lost in the debate was whether their pies were any bueno. We'll find out soon enough. Across the stre ... More >>

  • Food

    March 15, 2007

    This Hole-in-the-Wall Life

    Pizza for Pesos: Chicago Pizza

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2007

    Crazier than Crazy Bread

    As soon as I read this story last Saturday about Pizza Patrón, a Dallas-based pizza chain that primarily caters to Latino communities, accepting pesos as payment, I wondered how long it would be before I read a story about the company getting death threats.  Answer:  six days. The ... More >>