1 definition by N.T. Galore

Name from remarks made in a comedy sketch on an album by ’60s folk singers Bud and Travis. The entertainers mused about sprinkling their records with sesame seeds and selling them as licorice pizzas.

Story in brief from the Los Angeles Times, Appril 23, 1986
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Licorice Pizza Chain Will Be Sold to American Can Unit
April 23, 1986|DENISE GELLENE | Times Staff Writer
The entertainers mused about sprinkling their records with sesame seeds and selling them as licorice pizzas.

“Jimmy thought that was funny and that it might make a good name for a store,” said Ruth Sims, senior vice president and general manager of Licorice Pizza.
by N.T. Galore September 02, 2012

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