Category: chicago style deep dish pizza

Hi. I keep reading and/or hearing from people who are first time deep dish eaters, that, compared to other pizza crusts, deep dish crust is “bland.” Well, I wouldn’t call it bland, but yeah – generally, IT’S SUPPOSED TO BE.


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On March 17th, 1971, (Yes, St. Patrick’s Day!), Lou Malnati opened his very first Deep Dish Pizza restaurant in Lincolnwood, IL. Lou’s was my very first deep dish and it has forever influenced my love of the style. HAPPY BIRTHDAY,


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A QUICK POST ABOUT DEEP DISH PIZZA: DOUGH: SHORT-KNEAD, LESS GLUTEN. MORE OIL THAN A TYPICAL PIZZA DOUGH. DO NOT TOSS IT IN THE AIR. PRESS OUT FLAT TO THE EDGE. PINCH UP A THIN LIP ALL THE WAY AROUND.


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