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Deep-Dish Pizza Alternatives in Chicago

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 4:00 PM by Amy Bizzarri

Chicago-style deep-dish pizza is more a decadent pie than a plain old pizza. It's the grand pooh-ba of pizza and a beloved, decadent Chicago icon. Yet some local pizzerias forgo the deep dish for still delicious yet more unique takes on the round Italian classic. Here are five mouthwatering alternatives to the ubiquitous deep dish, and the Chicago pizzerias that serve them up.

Chicago's Best Pizza Parlors

Monday, January 11, 2016 12:00 AM by Amy Bizzarri

Lou Malnati's Chicago deep dish pizza

Chicago is my kind of pizza town: pizza parlors offer some of the best pieces of the pie in the world. From one of our city's greatest inventions — deep dish pizza — to crispy, delightful thin crust delights, you'll find a pizza to fit your style. On the heels of National Pizza Week (and in anticipation of National Pizza Day in February!), here are my family's picks for Chicago's very best pizza parlors.

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