Pizzas

Lou Malnati's Pizzeria - Chicago Illinois

Lou Malnatis Pizzeria - Chicago Illinois

What trip to Chicago is complete without sampling the crème-de-la-crème of the classic deep dish pizza? Mine wasn’t that’s for sure, so I headed over to local hot spot and community favorite Lou Malnati’s to sample the best of the best. Lou Malnati got his start shaping those perfectly crisped crusts in the 1940′s, and…

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Spacca Napoli Pizzeria - Chicago Illinois

Spacca Napoli Pizzeria - Chicago Illinois

For pizza that seems to spring straight from the hills of Naples, Spacca Napoli Pizzeria won’t disappoint. At this little pizzeria an interesting concept, a perfectly charred crust, and unique ingredients combine for a tasty experience the likes of which can only be duplicated in Italy. Jon Goldsmith opened the doors to Spacca Napoli Pizzeria…

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Pizzeria Uno - Chicago Illinois

Pizzeria Uno - Chicago Illionois

At Pizzeria Uno diners are in for a unique treat in the form of gooey cheeses, savory toppings, and a melt-in-your-mouth crust reminiscent of a perfectly baked pie crust. Founded by former Texas football star Ike Sewell and his friend Ric Riccardo in 1943, Pizzeria Uno claims to be the first to set the deep…

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Top 10 Restaurant Hot Spots in Las Vegas for Foodies

Top 10 Restaurant Hot Spots in Las Vegas for Foodies! Created and Rated by Food Smackdown For interviews, for permission to use content… or for additional questions, contact steve@foodsmackdown.com FoodSmackdown.com is here to say that what happens in Vegas should never stay in Vegas when it comes to killer food stops. Going to the International…

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Grimaldi's Pizzeria - Las Vegas Nevada

Grimaldi's Pizzeria - Las Vegas Nevada

Grimaldi’s Pizzeria is one of those places you just have to visit at least once in your lifetime. Grimaldi’s is an award-winning pizzeria with one of the best coal-fired New York-style thin crust pizzas we’ve had. Grimaldi’s offers over a century of pizza-making traditions and the alluring aroma of pizzas and calzones baked to perfection…

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Settebello Pizzeria Napoletana - Las Vegas Nevada

Settebello Pizzeria Napoletana - Henderson in Las Vegas Nevada

Hands-down, Settebello Pizzeria Napoletana has one of the best and most authentic Neapolitan style pizzas around. Settebello Pizzeria currently has three locations – Henderson Nevada, Salt Lake City Utah and Pasadena California. We visited Settebello Pizzeria Napoletana in Henderson Nevada about 10 miles away from the Las Vegas Strip in what looks like a new…

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John’s of Bleecker Street - New York, NY

John's of Bleecker Street - New York, NY

John’s of Bleecker Street (John’s Pizzeria) was founded in 1929 by John Sasso, who left the legendary NYC pizzeria Lombardi’s (he was one of the original bakers at Lombardi’s) to start his own restaurant. John’s Pizzeria is one of the oldest and most popular pizza spots in NYC, and it’s no surprise as to why….

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Artichoke Basille's Pizza & Bar - New York, NY

Artichoke Basille's Pizza & Bar - New York, NY

Artichoke Basille’s Pizza & Brewery (Artichokes) opened its first location at 328 E. 14th Street in the East Village neighborhood in the borough of Manhattan in New York City in 2008. In September 2010, a second location opened at 114 10th Ave (in Chelsea) and another the same year in November at 111 MacDougal Street…

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Nicky D's Pizza - Santa Barbara California

Nicky D's Wood Fired Pizza - Bravo Pesto Pizza

Nicky D’s Wood-Fired Pizza has two locations – one in Silver Lake in Los Angeles and one in Santa Barbara. We visited the Santa Barbara pizzeria located on De La Vina Street. It’s located in a small strip mall a couple miles inland from the beach and downtown. Upon visiting we had the pleasure of…

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Olio Pizzeria - Santa Barbara California

Olio Pizzeria - Umbra Pizza

Olio Pizzeria in Santa Barbara is a casual pizza bar and wine bar with an elegant and upscale feel. It’s a great place to dine for any occasion – dinner with family, a night out on the town or a romantic/casual date. It’s not cheap BUT the delicious and high-quality food, charming ambiance and first-rate…