Wednesday, July 16, 2014

10 Things You Didn't Know About Imo's Pizza

Posted By on Wed, Jul 16, 2014 at 6:00 AM

The square beyond compare. | Ch473
  • The square beyond compare. | Ch473

Imo's Pizza is celebrating 50 years in St. Louis this year, and boy, has it been a good one. Jon Hamm's defending (and eating) it on national television, Mayor Slay declaring April 8 "Imo's Day." You know how an Imo's pie should be cut, and you know the three delicious ingredients that make up Provel. But we've rounded up some tidbits that maybe you didn't already know.

See also: 10 Things You Didn't Know About Ted Drewes Frozen Custard

1. Ed Imo borrowed just $500 to open the first Imo's in 1964, which is less than $4,000 in today's money.

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