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Joe Squared goes coal fired


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Joe Squared goes coal fired

Warthog | | Aug 30, 2008 11:23 AM

For those of you Baltimore Pizza fans who enjoy Joe Squared, they are rumored to be ready to install a coal fired oven in the near future - the oven itself is sitting in the back of dining room already, awaiting final permit paperwork, installation and inspection. The high temperatures and quick cooking time this will allow, coupled with the Joe Squared sourdough crust and their tendency toward creative topping combinations might make for some interesting dining.

Of course, as always, pizza is very much a matter of personal preference, and there are some who just simply don't like the style of pizza Joe Squared puts out. But for those who do, you might want to check in and see what it's like when the new oven is in and they get a handle on using it properly.

Speaking of unusual combinations, last night's pizza on the "specials" had andouille sausage, roasted red peppers, fresh herbs, probably a couple other things I'm forgetting, and eggs. As in four eggs apparently just cracked open and plopped on the pizza just before it went in the oven. Sounds weird, but it was amazingly good. The bean soup on the specials menu was also incredible. Obviously, those who read this afre a day or two may missout on these specials, but you may still want to check in. There's always something creative on the specials, and the addition of the coal fired oven to the kitchen arsenal might take things in even more new directions.

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