The rich history of Zuppardi’s Apizza began in New Haven, CT with Dominic Zuppardi. Having learned his trade on the southern coast of Italy, Dominic was a master bread-baker in New Haven throughout the 1920s.er bread-baker in New Haven throughout the 1920s. He worked in a variety of bakeries making artisan Italian breads, as well as “abeetz”, now well known as apizza. In 1932, Dominic decided to open his own shop, Salerno’s Bakery, on Donnelly Place in New Haven. Two years later, in 1934, Dominic moved his business to Union Avenue in West Haven, CT. Union Ave has been the home of Zuppardi’s ever since!