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Pizza Styles (or stuff we have already discussed)

Full Trucker

Frikkin newb!!!
Feb 26, 2003
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Exit, CO
Lunas was not on there. Is that a style, or a place? The list didn't really feature places i.e. restaurants, but maybe a town if that town had a particular style of pie. For example, a Dayton style pizza is a thing, originated in Dayton, OH. There was (still is?) a pizza joint in my hometown who's pies were very similar to the picture and description for this style. And, Dayton is only a few hours from my hometown, so it tracks.
 

Westy

the teste
Nov 22, 2002
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Sleazattle
Never had a well executed style of pizza I didn't like.

But NY and Neapolitan the best. The equivalent of a glass of good scotch on the rocks vs some 20 ingredient drink served in a novelty cup.
 

rideit

Bob the Builder
Aug 24, 2004
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11,455
In the cleavage of the Tetons
Luna pizza is a Central New York style, mostly Syracuse. I think it was made with more dough to fill the nine catholic kids up with something cheaper than the cheese, sauce and meat. Very tasty, and very filling. Also very portable.
Basically a triangular Stromboli/Calzone, really.
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SkaredShtles

Michael Bolton
Sep 21, 2003
65,555
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In a van.... down by the river
Our local joint has a "calzone" type thing called a "Four Point." It's soooo tasty.

"Ricotta, mozzarella, spinach, garlic, Italian sausage, cherry tomatoes, fior di latte, arugula, prosciutto, shaved parmigiano"

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OGRipper

back alley ripper
Feb 3, 2004
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NORCAL is the hizzle
I've said it before and I'll say it again: If I had to pick one pizza to eat forever, it would be from New Haven: Frank Pepe's brick oven white pie with bacon and fresh clams.

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OGRipper

back alley ripper
Feb 3, 2004
10,650
1,121
NORCAL is the hizzle
Sorry but "Artisanal" is not a style of pizza. Any style of pizza can be prepared in an artisanal way. To me, "artisanal" just means a step up in care for every aspect, from ingredients, to preparation, presentation, etc. Calling it a separate style is just thinly-veiled pandering to people who prefer Domino's over everything else. They could have just called it "Fancy" pizza.

But since they mentioned Pizzeria Bianco (Phoenix), I'll say that it is indeed some super good pizza. :drool:
 

Westy

the teste
Nov 22, 2002
54,374
20,160
Sleazattle
Sorry but "Artisanal" is not a style of pizza. Any style of pizza can be prepared in an artisanal way. To me, "artisanal" just means a step up in care for every aspect, from ingredients, to preparation, presentation, etc. Calling it a separate style is just thinly-veiled pandering to people who prefer Domino's over everything else. They could have just called it "Fancy" pizza.

But since they mentioned Pizzeria Bianco (Phoenix), I'll say that it is indeed some super good pizza. :drool:

Only a thing because most Americans only know pizza as shit from Papa John's or Dominos.
 

jdcamb

Tool Time!
Feb 17, 2002
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Only a thing because most Americans only know pizza as shit from Papa John's or Dominos.
I never regret the Dominos deals I get with my Spectrum bill. My brothers kids love Dominos. I use this to gain favor and cooperation. Limited success so far sadly. The dogs on board however.
 

boogenman

Turbo Monkey
Nov 3, 2004
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It looks good but not memorable. Those traditional Italian places are all over these days, there is one here that was rated #8 in the country :confused:
I really want to try the New Haven, CT Apizza.
 

canadmos

Cake Tease
May 29, 2011
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I shouldn't have clicked this thread, sitting here at work with the munchies.


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and thissss. go for the pizza, stay for the cake. amirite @SkaredShtles
 
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