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World's Best Pizza [Best pizzas from around the world, according to Yahoo]
Yahoo ^ | 4/26/11 | Jada A. Graves

Posted on 04/28/2011 9:04:56 PM PDT by DemforBush

What is it about pizza that makes us love it so much? Is it the savory cheeses, the pliable crust or the aromatic sauce? Perhaps it's the customizable nature of the treat. Each pizza is different; across the country -- the world, even -- foodies get to compliment their pies with the toppings they most love. You can call it an Italian creation, an American staple or even a Brazilian standby, but one thing's for sure: we all crave pizza. But where should you expect to taste the best slice?

(Excerpt) Read more at travel.yahoo.com ...


TOPICS: Food
KEYWORDS: deepdish; pizza; yahoo
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Random thoughts:

-Chi-town FReepers will probably want to thump me, but deep-dish really isn't my thing. I like it once in a great while, but I'd much rather have a "flat" pie from one of Chicago's Home Run Inn's or maybe a Reggio's (only had those frozen, though).

-Okonomiyaki looks very tasty, but calling it pizza seems a stretch. If they wanted something slightly exotic and non-traditional for the story, they might have gone with a Lebanese meat pie called...something I can't remember right now. :(

-It's not a style everyone cares for, but there should have been at least a mention of St. Louis style pizza. I know people who swear by the "sticky cheese" and will settle for nothing less!

1 posted on 04/28/2011 9:04:59 PM PDT by DemforBush
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To: DemforBush
What a bunch of malarkey. Everyone knows that the best pizza in the world is in Ann Arbor MI. How could they snub that oh so delicious Dominoes Pizza?


2 posted on 04/28/2011 9:09:55 PM PDT by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: DemforBush

Hungry Howie’s Pizza & Subs
http://www.hungryhowies.com


3 posted on 04/28/2011 9:09:55 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (A thorough knowledge of the Bible is worth more than a college education. TR)
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To: DemforBush

The pizzas my father makes at home.


4 posted on 04/28/2011 9:12:14 PM PDT by skr (May God confound the enemy)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I remember Hungry Howie’s from when we lived in Naples! Good stuff! Gotta second the poater who mentioned St. Louis style pizza, too. We didn’t realize how much we’d miss really good pizza until we moved to FL. Some good, but not really good down there. So, we moved back home and got to go back to Monical’s. Nothing more than college-town pizza but it is our favorite by far. Thin, crispy crust, great sauce too.


5 posted on 04/28/2011 9:14:16 PM PDT by RonInNaples
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To: DemforBush

Jacks Pizza in Indianapolis, In.................3 years, since I moved to NM and I miss that pizza!


6 posted on 04/28/2011 9:15:53 PM PDT by Kakaze (Exterminate Islamofacism and apologize for nothing....except not doing it sooner!)
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To: DemforBush
It's all in the crust....tried many different recipes, all blah.

Our local pizza joint(when they're on)makes a great pie.

7 posted on 04/28/2011 9:17:38 PM PDT by RckyRaCoCo (I prefer liberty with danger to peace with slavery, IXNAY THE TSA!)
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To: DemforBush

I enjoyed Godfather’s pizza. Sadly, the franchise does not exist in NM or Az anymore.


8 posted on 04/28/2011 9:20:10 PM PDT by Redcitizen (In case of economic breakdown, make sure you have a case of Snickers candy bars.)
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To: DemforBush
Nope the best pizza in the world is the little (and I mean little) mom and pop place down the street. It is orgasmicly good.
9 posted on 04/28/2011 9:20:45 PM PDT by svcw (Non forgiveness is like holding a hot coal thinking the other person will be blistered)
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To: DemforBush

Star PIzza in Houston, TX is the absolute best pizza.


10 posted on 04/28/2011 9:21:35 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: DemforBush

“Chi-town”

The best pizza in the Milky Way Galaxy is Palermo’s on 95th Street in Oak Lawn - ask Channel 11, they rated it as such. Thin crust, but you can request/get thick. Great sit down restaurant by the way, sort of upscale.


11 posted on 04/28/2011 9:22:51 PM PDT by Rembrandt (.. AND the donkey you rode in on.)
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To: DemforBush
When I was a kid my dad made me a Chef Boy-Ar-Dee pizza every Friday night. No pizza has ever tasted better to me.

I miss you, Dad......

12 posted on 04/28/2011 9:24:11 PM PDT by clintonh8r (Member Emeritus of Vitriolics Anonymous.)
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To: DemforBush

Hands down best pizza: Round Table. Thread is over.


13 posted on 04/28/2011 9:30:59 PM PDT by An American in Turkiye
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To: DemforBush

I used to make some damn good pizza. Alas, I had to sell.


14 posted on 04/28/2011 9:32:59 PM PDT by Larry Lucido
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15 posted on 04/28/2011 9:33:20 PM PDT by RedMDer (restoration of our honor, dignity, and freedoms will save America. - Sarah Palin)
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To: DemforBush

That said, almost any pizzeria in Rome, Italy was about the “best in the world.” Thin, and tastes like it’s charcoal grilled. They are floppy so you fold them in half and eat them like a sandwich, and wash them down with beer.


16 posted on 04/28/2011 9:35:19 PM PDT by Larry Lucido
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To: DemforBush

Gino’s East, hands down. Hats off to the Lou Minatti’s. crowd. Aegean’s Pizza in South Shore Mall on Long Island makes a hell of a pie, too.


17 posted on 04/28/2011 9:38:37 PM PDT by Hoosier-Daddy ( "It does no good to be a super power if you have to worry what the neighbors think." BuffaloJack)
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To: DemforBush

Gino’s East, hands down. Hats off to the Lou Minatti’s. crowd. Aegean’s Pizza in South Shore Mall on Long Island makes a hell of a pie, too.


18 posted on 04/28/2011 9:38:55 PM PDT by Hoosier-Daddy ( "It does no good to be a super power if you have to worry what the neighbors think." BuffaloJack)
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To: clintonh8r

I remember homemade pizza my father made, cornmeal was the secret, IIRC. It was terrific.


19 posted on 04/28/2011 9:42:45 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement (Obama "acted stupidly.")
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To: DemforBush

Random New York style pizza. Works for me.

20 posted on 04/28/2011 9:44:31 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement (Obama "acted stupidly.")
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To: Rembrandt
The best pizza in the Milky Way Galaxy is Palermo’s on 95th Street in Oak Lawn - ask Channel 11, they rated it as such. Thin crust, but you can request/get thick. Great sit down restaurant by the way, sort of upscale.

I like Palermo's, they have a nice sweet sauce. Another good pizza in the area is Vito and Nick's at 84th and Pulaski. They have been there forever.

21 posted on 04/28/2011 9:50:58 PM PDT by dznutz
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To: DemforBush

I always made my own pizza. Bake the crust a bit and brush it with garlic flavored olive oil, then add my own sauce and toppings while still hot. Cheese goes on about half way through the baking. Excellent!


22 posted on 04/28/2011 9:52:10 PM PDT by count-your-change (You don't have be brilliant, not being stupid is enough.)
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To: clintonh8r

The best pizza is made with love. :)


23 posted on 04/28/2011 9:55:20 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

I like cornmeal. Either you like it or you hate it.


24 posted on 04/28/2011 9:56:37 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Howie’s were good for their flavored crusts but abandoned San Diego.


25 posted on 04/28/2011 10:15:34 PM PDT by newzjunkey (Obama is a phony.)
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To: DemforBush

Dear Hubby’s favorite: Numero Uno, a Los Angeles chain with a thick crust and extra tomatoes.
My sentimental favorites: Blondies or Zachary’s in Berkeley.


26 posted on 04/28/2011 10:20:44 PM PDT by married21 (As for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.)
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To: DemforBush

I am presently a gourmet pizza chef.

We have 75 or so various ingredients arranged in any manner the customer desires.

My work is a living hell.


27 posted on 04/28/2011 10:22:14 PM PDT by mmercier
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To: All; DemforBush
They're long gone now but in San Diego during the 70s and 80s it was


28 posted on 04/28/2011 10:23:28 PM PDT by newzjunkey (Obama is a phony.)
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To: Hoosier-Daddy

Agree with you about Gino’s East, but in Little Italy, off of Taylor Street, there were mom-and-pop Italian restaurants that gave you a pizza four inches deep. That was magnificent, made by Italian-American families by hand. This thin-crust New York crap is scandalous. No wonder people there are insane, they don’t have decent pizza.


29 posted on 04/28/2011 10:24:27 PM PDT by ottbmare (off-the-track Thoroughbred mare)
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To: Redcitizen

Godfather’s was good. My all-time favorite is Round Table, though.


30 posted on 04/28/2011 10:32:14 PM PDT by Politicalmom ("We are an 'entitlement' society and we need to move towards being an 'empowerment' society"-H. Cain)
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To: clintonh8r

Chef Boy Ar Dee was a great way for kids to learn how to make pizza. Mine have it down to a science as adults now.....in fact no longer sliced or baked in a pizza pan... but they spread it out way thin on a cookie sheet splashing the pan with cornmeal.... and scissor cut in strips. Adding all types of toppings to suit their mood. Fun!


31 posted on 04/28/2011 10:46:15 PM PDT by caww
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To: DemforBush

I’ve only had frozen Home run inn but it was really good. Used to love Rosati’s. They seem to have changed. We order at work from a place called Nardi’s and they are excellent. Back when I grew up in Cook Co. a little place called Giacchino’s had the best pizza, heard they are still around.


32 posted on 04/28/2011 10:48:41 PM PDT by kelly4c
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To: caww
Lombardi’s and Stuccio’s pizza by far the best from my hometown areas....superb!
33 posted on 04/28/2011 10:49:36 PM PDT by caww
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To: Politicalmom

If you ever drive thru Windsor Ont. stop and order a pizza,take my word not a bad pizza to be found in the city,my favorite’s Sams or Franco’s


34 posted on 04/28/2011 10:49:43 PM PDT by heshtesh (I believe in Sarah Palin, the rest not so much.)
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To: newzjunkey

I remember Square Pan Pizza! It was my best friend’s favorite. It was pretty good overall, but lost a couple points with me when they sliced the mushrooms too thin.


35 posted on 04/28/2011 10:58:46 PM PDT by married21 (As for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.)
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To: Politicalmom
The All Round best Pizza in North America is made by Howard's Pizza in Great Falls Montana, Bar none.
36 posted on 04/28/2011 11:00:57 PM PDT by BooBoo1000 (Never pass up an opportunity to " Shut Up")
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To: DemforBush

Regina Pizzeria, In Boston’s north end. Best Pizza I ever had.


37 posted on 04/28/2011 11:16:47 PM PDT by csense
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To: An American in Turkiye

I’d never had Round Table pizza until about 2 months ago. The crust was the absolute best I’ve ever tasted. It was so good I don’t remember if the toppings were worth a hoot.


38 posted on 04/28/2011 11:24:01 PM PDT by abigailsmybaby ("To understan' the livin', you gotta commune wit' da dead." Minerva)
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To: Larry Lucido

That said, almost any pizzeria in Rome, Italy was about the “best in the world.” Thin, and tastes like it’s charcoal grilled. They are floppy so you fold them in half and eat them like a sandwich, and wash them down with beer.

You are so right. In fact, I am going to have a slice of pizza from Italy right now. I am literally having a slice of pizza that you detailed in your post right now. Living in Italy is paradise. Although I leave Italy after five years on 12 May and back to the states.


39 posted on 04/29/2011 12:07:54 AM PDT by napscoordinator
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To: DemforBush

Since they never visited me, and asked for a sample of my home made, you know this is bogus.


40 posted on 04/29/2011 12:18:02 AM PDT by ApplegateRanch (Made in America, by proud American citizens, in 1946.)
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Alright, lots of comments from people who think they’ve had good pizza. You haven’t...unless you’ve eaten Di Fara’s pizza in Brooklyn. Grimaldi’s is a close, but uneven, second, depending who’s making them that day. The Master, Dom Di Fara, is on his feet all day, every day, making perfect pizza. Until you’ve had one from Di Fara’s, you don’t know pizza...period.


41 posted on 04/29/2011 12:48:11 AM PDT by TrueKnightGalahad
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To: Redcitizen

Ditto that. Loved Godfather’s pizza.


42 posted on 04/29/2011 12:54:46 AM PDT by machogirl (First they came for my tagline)
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To: clintonh8r

We had that once a week too. One of the few things my mother would make. We had a 7 day a week menu. lol


43 posted on 04/29/2011 1:00:50 AM PDT by machogirl (First they came for my tagline)
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To: Redcitizen
We still have Godfathers but unfortunately the good stand alone locations here all closed leaving their places that are attached to gas stations/convenience stores with the quality to match, or lack of.

We normally hate thick crust but found one we love. The place is called Famuari’s in Summerville SC.

http://www.famspizza.com/

44 posted on 04/29/2011 1:10:40 AM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult
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To: DemforBush
When in Pittsburgh you have to to try Vincent's Pizza Park Inc. Grew up with the original Vince who always added the additional touch of a cigarette ash to his Sicilian pizza.


45 posted on 04/29/2011 1:17:43 AM PDT by PA Engineer (Time to beat the swords of government tyranny into the plowshares of freedom.)
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To: TrueKnightGalahad

I saw Di Fara’s on a food/travel show a couple weeks back. I gotta admit, that pie looked darn good! I especially liked how the guy running the place (Dom, I would assume?) snipped a big handful of fresh basil on top to finish.

$30 a pie is a little steep for my current budget, but for quality like that I’d definitely give it a go.


46 posted on 04/29/2011 1:21:47 AM PDT by DemforBush (Of all the Thompson gunners, Roland was the best.)
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To: Kakaze

I actually have had Jack’s. I had it when I was visiting my aunt (who then lived in Indianapolis) when I was a little kid, many moons ago. Large sausage and mushroom - yum!


47 posted on 04/29/2011 1:25:07 AM PDT by DemforBush (Of all the Thompson gunners, Roland was the best.)
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To: clintonh8r

I know what you mean. Sometimes it’s the memories that come with a particular meal that make it so wonderful.

There’s a couple of dishes my mom used to make when I was little that were obviously ways to feed a big Catholic family on a very limited budget. One was a tasty macaroni dish with tomatoes, onion, and just a bit of bacon. We ate it and liked it then because we had to; I eat it and like it now to remember where I came from and to honor all the hard work and love my mother put into raising us kids.


48 posted on 04/29/2011 1:38:26 AM PDT by DemforBush (Of all the Thompson gunners, Roland was the best.)
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To: DemforBush

Pizza is like Chilli. Everyone has their idea of what it should be...so to each their own! All the places which made my all-time favorites are out of business.


49 posted on 04/29/2011 2:00:28 AM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing.)
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To: freekitty

Star PIzza in Houston, TX is the absolute best pizza.

For those of us transplants from the midwest, STAR Pizza is a comfort, especially when they have fresh new St Arnolds brew on tap.


50 posted on 04/29/2011 3:21:26 AM PDT by Artie
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