The last couple of years have seen a relative flurry of top-notch pizzeria openings in Denver and Boulder. From the crisp and chewy crust to the high quality and often creative toppings, it's quite possible that Pizzeria Basta is the best of the bunch.
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Proto's Pizzeria is a mini-chain of six pizzerias in Colorado (with one location in Boise). It comes highly recommended, but when our San Francisco correspondent gave it a try on a trip through Colorado, he found himself rather disappointed. Though, he admits that maybe he didn't give it a fair shake.