Ready to bite into some Chicago pizza? Steve Dolinsky, an award winning culinary media personality known for his weekly Hungry Hound segment on ABC 7 News Chicago and his podcast The Feed with Chef Rick Bayless, has a new book called Pizza City, U.S.A.: Why Chicago is America’s Greatest Pizza City. This new book is a great field guide for you to explore the best pizza in the Windy City. You can also join Steve for a Pizza City USA pizza tour of Chicago. In three hours you will sample four types of pizza including classic Chicago deep-dish, artisan style, Chicago tavern style, and New York Style sliced. and Chicago has it all — thin crust tavern style, Neopolitan, New York pizza, deep dish, corn flour crust and a variety of other types.
Here are Steve Dolinsky’s top three tips for the home chef:
- Mise en place. Make sure you have all ingredients prepped and ready to go.
- Read the recipe; and
- Work clean, i.e. clean as you go.
What is your favorite type of pizza?
Savor the day!