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Madison, Wisconsin: A Disappointing Dud at The Roman Candle

I try to be as positive as I can in these reviews, but after a couple of bites, I have to confess—I was shocked that the place had been highly recommended by anyone. Maybe I caught The Roman Candle on a bad night, but the nicest thing I can say about the pizza is that the mozzarella was good. And when the cheese is the best part of the pizza, there's a problem. More

Mac and Cheese Pizza: Ian's Pizza, Madison, Wisconsin

Photograph from John Kannenberg on Flickr I thought I had blogged about this crazy phenomenon already, but a search through the Slice archives brought up bupkes on it. The thing at right is a slice of pizza topped with mac and cheese. It's sold—where else?—in the Dairy State, Wisconsin, Madison, to be exact. At a joint called Ian's Pizza. The University of Wisconsin's Daily Cardinal gives some insight into the founder Ian Gurfield's motives: "Gurfield, a graduate from the University of Massachusetts, opened his first Ian’s location on Frances Street in 2001—when he was only 21 years old. He... More

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