The Ultimate Chicago Pizza Guide Book Review
|Title:||The Ultimate Chicago Pizza Guide: A History of Squares & Slices in the Windy City|
|Author: >||Steve Dolinsky|
|Published:||October 15, 2021, Northwestern University Press|
|No. of Pages:||312|
|Cover Price:||$24.95 Paperback, $23.70 Kindle|
Almost everybody loves pizza, and those lucky enough to live in Chicago or nearby are even luckier because the pizza served there is amazing. The Ultimate Chicago Pizza Guide: A History of Squares & Slices in the Windy City is an excellent guide to finding the best pizza for anyone who visits Chicago. It also includes a fascinating history of pizza that will be of interest to foodies everywhere and especially pizza aficionados.
The book is well-organized according to types of pizza, and has beautiful photographs of pizzas served in Chicago. It also has a few (three) recipes for making pizza at home. Because this book focuses on where to purchase good pizza, the recipes aren’t the most important thing, although they are succinct and easy-to-follow so anyone who has the ambition to make it at home can do it successfully.
Everyone has their favorite style of pizza; this book will leave no doubt where to get that style and a little about each specific pizzeria. Most foodies love learning about a favorite food, and when it comes to pizza, this book has all the information anyone could need. It’s actually a good book to curl up in a corner and peruse until it’s time to go get a good pizza. This excellent book includes pizza history, pizza basics, pizza styles, pizza terminology, pizza methodology, and even pizza recipes.
Even those who don’t live near Chicago will appreciate this book and the research and work that has gone into The Ultimate Chicago Pizza Guide: A History of Squares & Slices in the Windy City, which is a great thing to all of us who love pizza.
Special thanks to NetGalley for supplying a review copy of this book.
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