'Minneapolis' on Serious Eats

Minneapolis: Pondering Pizza at Mozza Mia

Several weeks ago, Ed raised the question of whether a serious pizza-maker could have more than two great pizzerias. I found myself revisiting that question and some related ones on a recent trip to Mozza Mia outside Minneapolis. The pizzeria, from a very corporate restaurant group with little, if any, background in pizza, puts out pies with very good and creative toppings, but on a crust that falls a bit short. More

Minneapolis: Pizzeria Lola Shines in the Twin Cities

One of the most exciting parts of the pizza boom that's swept the nation is seeing people well into careers that have nothing to do with food giving it all up to pursue their pizza dreams. Ann Kim was a professional actress when the pizza bug bit her. She followed her pizza dreams and Minneapolis is better off because of it. More

Leftovers: The Day's Stray Links

Keep on Truckin': College Humor stars Jake and Amir visit the Papa Perrone's pizza truck in Midtown in this episode of VendrTV. [via Midtown Lunch] So True: "Pizza Is the Best" T-shirt. $20. via Pizza Rules! [BustedTees] Sustainable Pizza: Wood-burning oven in Yale's campus garden takes advantage of fresh ingredients. [Atlantic Food Channel] Bad Parents: Sad. German couple abandons three children in Italian pizzeria. [The Guardian] Pizza Tosser, Author: Dough-thrower Tony Gemignani has written a children's book. [SF Chronicle] Minneapolis - Campus Pizza: "Strongly recommended" by the Twin Cities' foremost pizza authority. [Aaron Landry] NYC - Free Pizza and... More

Black Sheep Coal-Fired Pizza, Minneapolis

Minneapolis Star Tribune On Wednesday, our man in Chicago hipped me to some coal-oven news I had been sleeping on—that a joint called Black Sheep Coal-Fired Pizza in Minneapolis needed to be added to the Slice Coal-Oven Map. Yeah, Daniel Zemans must have been prompted to ping me by the the story in the Minneapolis Star Tribune about the place. Says the newspaper:... More

Meet Aaron Landry, the Twin Cities' Sage of Slicedom

Photograph from Bill.Roehl on Flickr Nice to see Minneapolis's Aaron Landry get some props for his pizza-blogging. His site, found at s4xton.com, isn't primarily about pizza, but he attacks this dear-to-my-heart subject with great passion. He's got a number of reviews from his hometown, a roundup from Kentucky as well as a nice selection from visits to New York City and D.C. To narrow his site's content to pizza, visit his "pizza" category page.... More

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