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Looking for Chicago-style Thin Crust


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Looking for Chicago-style Thin Crust

Ameise | Feb 28, 2011 05:56 PM

Hi there. My girlfriend and I recently moved to New Jersey from Chicago. One thing we desperately miss is what we call pizza (which apparently differs from the East Coast definition).

I am not referring to Chicago-style Deep Dish a la Giordanos or such. I have been pushed to Uno's in this respect, but it is far too different from anything we'd have in Chicago - granted it is closer.

I am looking for somewhere that has true Chicago-style Thin Crust... a good example would be Nancys or Giordanos Thing Crust. The crust is about two or three times thicker than 'New York style', and has richer toppings. Usually, it does not have a heavily risen crust - toppings are put to the edge and our crust is just the small amount that expands out from under it.

Does anyone have any suggestions? We haven't been able to stomach New York-style pizza... it just seems like thin cracker and grease to us (no offense).

A good example are these pictures:

Thanks in advance!

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