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What's Your Favorite Deep Dish Pizza in Chicago?

The Serious Eats Chicago Team 96 comments

It's finally time to figure out who serves the best deep dish pizza. We're not the least bit interested in debating the merits of the style, or whether you even think it deserves to be called pizza. All we want to know is where we should go to find the ultimate version of this iconic dish. More

Taste Test: The Best Frozen Deep Dish Pizza

Nick Kindelsperger 46 comments

I'm not here to provoke an argument or debate the merits of whether deep dish even deserves to be categorized as pizza. I'm just trying to deal with a Chicago winter that has brought two polar vortexes and over five feet of snow. More

Watch Jon Stewart's Epic Chicago Deep Dish Pizza Rant

Nick Kindelsperger 69 comments

Turns out that Jon Stewart hates deep dish pizza more than any human being alive today. On last night's Daily Show, he ranted for nearly three minutes about Chicago's most recognizable dish. More

The Chicago Food Glossary: A Guide to the Unique Dishes of the Windy City

Chicago Nick Kindelsperger 27 comments

Like all great cities should, Chicago has a collection of dishes that were invented within its borders and that you can't get anywhere else. I decided to create this list to help keep track of them all. More

Chicago Essential: Burt's Place

Slice: Chicago Daniel Zemans 46 comments

For nearly 50 years spent at four different pizzerias, Burt Katz has been putting out some of the best pizza in Chicago. Since 1989, he's been putting out pies that have made Burt's Place a local favorite and must-try for visiting pizza freaks. More

Chicago Essential: Extra Sauce and Extra Cheese Make Pequod's Extra Awesome

Slice: Chicago Daniel Zemans 21 comments

I could spend weeks putting together a list of Chicago pizzerias that I could describe with the phrase, "I'd be happy eating there regularly." But a much shorter list is one of pizzas that are truly crave-worthy; pies that make my mouth water whenever I think of them. Pequod's is one of those places. More

Lou Malnati's: Quintessential Deep Dish Pizza

Slice: Chicago Daniel Zemans 32 comments

If you know anyone who thinks deep dish pizza is not delicious, a simple trip to Lou Malnati's is all you need to show them the error of their ways. Malnati's well-balanced mountains of flavor are simply outstanding. More

The United States of Pizza: Illinois (Chicago Edition)

United States of Pizza Daniel Zemans 47 comments

Here at Slice, we're looking for the best pizzas everywhere. This week, we've got recommendations for slices and pies in the Chicago area. Don't worry, the rest of Illinois is coming soon! Here's my guide to the city's best. More

Louisa's Pizza & Pasta: Former Due's Student Is Now the Master

Daniel Zemans 5 comments

Louisa DeGenero, whose parents immigrated to the U.S. from Italy in 1918, spent a couple of decades working as a cook at Pizzeria Due (review of Uno's here) before opening her own place in 1981 with the help of her adult daughter. Today, Louisa's is serving pies that are better than anything her former employer puts out. More

Chicago: My Pie, a Deep Dish with Great Sauce That's Worth Checking Out

Daniel Zemans 8 comments

Serious Eats Chicago contributor Daniel Zemans checks in with another piece of intel on the Windy City pizza scene. —The Mgmt. [Photographs: Daniel Zemans] My Pie 2010 N. Damen Ave., Chicago, IL 60647 (map); 773-394-6900; mypiepizza.com Getting There: #73 Armitage... More

Delisi's Pizzeria & Bar: A Fully Restored Neighborhood Institution

Daniel Zemans 6 comments

Daniel Zemans, our man in Chicago, checks in with another piece of intel on the Windy City pizza scene. Daniel also blogs about Chicagoland pizza with his friends on the Chicago Pizza Club blog. --The Mgmt. Delisi's has been a... More

Gino's East: One of the Best Deep-Dish Pizzas in Chicago

Daniel Zemans 12 comments

Daniel Zemans, our man in Chicago, checks in with another piece of intel on the Windy City pizza scene. Daniel also blogs about Chicagoland pizza with his friends on the Chicago Pizza Club blog. --The Mgmt. Gino's East 160 East... More

Burt's Place: Home of the Pizza King of Chicago

Daniel Zemans 5 comments

Daniel Zemans, our man in Chicago, checks in with another piece of intel on the Windy City pizza scene. Daniel also blogs about Chicagoland pizza with his friends on the Chicago Pizza Club blog. --The Mgmt. Burt's Place 8541 North... More

Art of Pizza: Usually a Classic, But Not This Time

Daniel Zemans 8 comments

Daniel Zemans, our man in Chicago, checks in with another piece of intel on the Windy City pizza scene. Daniel also blogs about Chicagoland pizza, along with his friends, on the Chicago Pizza Club blog. --The Mgmt. Very few places... More

Lou Malnati's: Home of Flawless Deep Dish

Daniel Zemans 19 comments

The buttery crust, sweet chunky tomato sauce, and fresh homemade sausage on a Lou Malnati's pie changed my pizza worldview forever. Since that time, I have tried more pizzas than I can possibly remember, and Lou Malnati's remains my favorite. More

Uno's, Chicago's Original Deep-Dish Pizza

Daniel Zemans 45 comments

This is the first in what will be a weekly series on pizza in Chicago. I'm starting this series with Pizzeria Uno, not because I think it's the best Chicago has to offer but because it's the one the rest of the world most associates with my hometown. More

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