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      08-17-2021, 08:18 AM   #1
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Pizza talk thread

I love pizza. And this forum seemed suspiciously devoid of pizza talk.

Since getting married 8 years ago, my wife has limited my intake of pizza.... some nonsense about how it might make me fat (she doesn't believe in the dad bod)... so I turn to this forum to express my true feelings and desires.

So here is my list of my personal favorite pizza spots in the US:

#1) Pequod's Pizza - Chicago, IL

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Not that I ever stopped eating pizza, but last few months have been especially high on the crave list. Been heavy on the thin crust train. Can't get enough of it.

I think it's because I recently have been adding fresh garlic to every pizza order. It's a game changer. Turns good pizza into great pizza.
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Not that I ever stopped eating pizza, but last few months have been especially high on the crave list. Been heavy on the thin crust train. Can't get enough of it.

I think it's because I recently have been adding fresh garlic to every pizza order. It's a game changer. Turns good pizza into great pizza.
Love me some fresh roasted garlic.... I usually pair it with spinach and jalapenos.
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Your list seems suspiciously devoid of northeast pizza places - brace yourself for the incoming wave of people saying no other pizza matters.

We take our pizza very seriously where I'm from.
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Love me some fresh roasted garlic.... I usually pair it with spinach and jalapenos.
Yep. Spinach + garlic is the magic. I love jalapenos myself but some people don't like the heat.
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Your list seems suspiciously devoid of northeast pizza places - brace yourself for the incoming wave of people saying no other pizza matters.

We take our pizza very seriously where I'm from.
That's why I added Sbarro's

Truthfully though... I haven't travelled much at all to the Northeast so I can't include a pizza spot from there if I haven't tried it. I'm open to all pizza's... I don't discriminate. So I'm open to being educated.

My motto - there's no such thing as bad pizza... only some pizza that's better than other pizza.
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My favorite is my house. Get a coal or wood oven and its game over, actually MAKING pizza is easy as, well, pie...

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Good pizza is good pizza whether it's Chicago style, Neapolitan, Sicilian, NY or whatever. I lived in Chicago for over four years and I can appreciate theirs, all that matters is that you enjoy it.
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Every Friday on the “What’s for dinner?” thread there are multiple pizza posts. Not at all devoid of pizza aficionados on this site.
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Frank Pepe's in New Haven :end thread
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My favorite is my house. Get a coal or wood oven and its game over, actually MAKING pizza is easy as, well, pie...

I'm coming over
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Frank Pepe's in New Haven :end thread
My sister recently moved to the northeast... so I'm excited to try some new spots anytime I go visit.
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Frank Pepe's in New Haven :end thread
If we're going to start the New Haven talk... Sally's is 100% the best of the bunch. Followed by Modern with Pepe's coming in third.

Pepe's has great pizza, but Sally's is near untouchable.
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Digorno Meatball marinara. If you can find one, try it. No one in my STATE has them. I've looked.

Also we have this Bostons restaurant here. They have a whole wheat pizza. Damn good!
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I think I just creamed my pants
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I think I just creamed my pants
I've gone pretty deep. Milling flour and such.

I think the most pizzas I ever made for a neighborhood party was 18 - 20. Each batch of dough is good for 6 pizzas, and I usually have to make 1 or 2 that are eight gluten free or cauliflower crusts, I have also made Einkorn (supposed to be more digestible for those with wheat issues).

Anyway, good times, but Covid has definitely slowed my pizza parties.
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That looks awesome
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Frank Pepe ! The end. Best of the best.

My favorite is the white clam pizza.


Just awesome.
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That looks awesome
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