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Giordanos, as bad as I remembered

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Giordanos, as bad as I remembered

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swsidejim | | Jul 6, 2008 08:23 AM

We had some out of town guests in for the weekend, and they insisted on "Chicago Style" pizza. They also said they wanted to go to the chain Giordanos(not the place I would have suggested, or style of pizza I would have suggested, but I went along with the plan. I would have taken them to Coalfire if it was my choice. We went to one of the many outlets of Giordanos in the suburbs, the Deep dish pizza with sausage, mushroom, onion, and green pepper was as bad as I remembered. The sauce was bad(too sweet), and the crust was not very good either(flavorless). I had 1/2 of one piece of the deep dish, and I was glad I got their Italian style sub sandwich, and a cup of Minestrone. We also ordered an extra large thin crust pizza with sausage, and peperoni(the style of pizza I like, but I do not like Giordanos version of thin crust either). With a group of ten only half the deep dish was finished, and about half of the thin crust. After dinner we discussed Giordanos, and the consensus was that it was not very good. I told them that to me "Chicago Style" pizza is what I grew up with, that being thin crust pizza with sausage and mushrooms from a local corner place, not a chain.

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