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.

Steve Dolinsky signing cookbooks at Chicago Gourmet

Here are Steve Dolinsky’s top three tips for the home chef:

  1. Mise en place.  Make sure you have all ingredients prepped and ready to go.
  2. Read the recipe; and
  3. Work clean, i.e. clean as you go.

What is your favorite type of pizza?

Savor the day!

Steve Dolinsky chats with Margaret McSweeney and Chef Jaime Laurita about his new book Pizza City U.S.A.

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