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Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives - "Best of Pizza"

  (7 restaurants)    
Aired on: January 6, 2014 
Aired on: January 6, 2014 
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Pastabilities: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
PastabilitiesSee Pastabilities Video ($$)
(807 ratings)

311 S Franklin St Map It!
Syracuse, NY 13202
(315) 474-1153
www.pastabilities.com
  • Duck Bacon Flatbread Pizza
    house-cured smoked duck bacon, house made mozzarella, Humboldt Fog aged goat cheese, dried tart cherries, caramelized shallots, garlic oil, pomegranate drizzle, cracked black pepper, fresh basil on fresh bakery pizza dough; "one of the best duck dishes I've ever had"-Guy Fieri
  • "Wicky-Wicky" Chicken Riggies
    like a spicy tomato Alfredo pasta dish; rigatoni, spicy-spicy tomato cream, shredded locatelli cheese; "winner, winner, wicked chicken dinner"; looks good
  • Spicy Hot Tomato Oil
    famous, must-have appetizer; served w/ stretch bread; "that's crazy...this is ridiculous!"-Guy Fieri; looks good
4.5 out of 5
807 ratings
opened in 1982; started w/ $15k opening a 1-room lunch spot that evolved to a 3-dining room establishment w/ full-service bar & seasonal outdoor dining; make their own sauce, bread & pasta; locals call it "Pasta's"
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Pizzeria Lola: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Pizzeria LolaSee Pizzeria Lola Video ($$)
(974 ratings)

5557 Xerxes Ave S Map It!
Minneapolis, MN 55410
(612) 424-8338
www.pizzerialola.com
  • Lady ZaZa (Pizza)
    pizza w/ house-made Korean sausage and kimchi, serrano peppers, soy chili glaze, scallions & sesame oil; looks good
  • My Sha-Roni! (Pizza)
    pizza w/ house red sauce, mozzarella, natural-casing pepperoni & house-made fennel sausage; looks good
  • The Sunnyside (Pizza)
    pizza w/ La Quercia Guanciale, pecorino, cream, leeks & two soft eggs; break egg yolk and spread across pizza
4.5 out of 5
974 ratings
"Korean immigrant, inspired by the pure love of food, joy and her mother's own delicious cooking, quits her day job, opens an artisan pizza pie place and names it after her dog" (from its website); pies cooked in copper-covered, wood-fire French pizza oven (Le Panyol); pizza dough takes 2 days to make; Andrew Zimmern made guest appearance; Other Recipes: Roasted Cauliflower w/ Calabrian Chile
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Broders Cucina Italiana: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Broders Cucina ItalianaSee Broders Cucina Italiana Video ($$)
(152 ratings)

2308 W 50th St Map It!
Minneapolis, MN 55410
(612) 925-3113
broders.com
  • Prosciutto & Arugula Pizza
    thin crust; w/ garlic & mozzarella; looks good
  • Fettuccine alla Bolognese
    top seller; house made pasta w/ house made classic meat sauce of Bologna; looks good
4.0 out of 5
152 ratings
opened in 1982; also an Italian store/deli; pasta made fresh daily by a large floor-standing pasta maker & sheeter; recommended by Guy Fieri's cameraman (Anthony "Chico" Rodriguez)
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Naked City Pizza Shop: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Naked City Pizza ShopSee Naked City Pizza Shop Video ($$)
(609 ratings)

3240 S Arville St Map It!
Las Vegas, NV 89102
(702) 243-6277
www.nakedcitylv.com
  • Guinea Pizza
    Sicilian-style w/ white garlic sauce, chopped baby spinach, chopped homemade meatballs, shredded mozzarella, in-house made ricotta cheese & dried oregano
  • Suicide Fries
    fries topped w/ hot pepper medley & suicide sauce (blended habanero chili peppers, onions, garlic, red wine vinegar & Franks Red Hot Sauce) & side of house-made ranch dressing
4.0 out of 5
609 ratings
Sicilian-style pizza tucked away in hole-in-the-wall bar called Moon Doggies; dough, sauce, sausage, cheeses, dressings made & prepared daily; "the real deal...if you're in Vegas or w/in 100 miles, come check this cat out"-Guy Fieri; Other Recipes: Chicken Wings | Fried Dough | Meatball Parmesan Sub
5
Pizzeria Luigi: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Pizzeria LuigiSee Pizzeria Luigi Video ($)
(1588 ratings)

1137 25th St Map It!
San Diego, CA 92102
(619) 233-3309
www.pizzerialuigi.com
  • Pizza (El Diablo)
    Guy Fieri concocted at airing; diced pepperoni, sausage, meatball, red onion, jalapeno, crushed red peppers, Sriracha hot sauce
  • Pizza (Donatello)
    Ricotta Cheese, Mozzarella Cheese, Grated Romano Cheese (no tomato sauce)
  • Pizza (Mona Lisa)
    Pepperoni, Sausage, Bell Peppers, Mushrooms, Onions, Black Olives
  • Pizza (The Capone)
    thin crust pizza; Pepperoni, Sausage, Meatball; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1588 ratings
est. 2004; New York-style 18-inch pizza pies (thin crust); Italian-born chef; "pay attention to details"; uses bottled water for dough; 2nd DDD airing at new location (2121 El Cajon Blvd); Other Recipes: Pizza (Crime Scene)
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Vito & Nick's Pizzeria: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Vito & Nick's PizzeriaSee Vito & Nick's Pizzeria Video ($$)
(819 ratings)

8433 S Pulaski Rd Map It!
Chicago, IL 60652
(773) 735-2050
www.vitoandnick.com
  • Egg Pizza
    Fridays only
  • Italian Beef Pizza
    thin crust pizza
4.0 out of 5
819 ratings
they throw the pizza board across the room to each other in kitchen
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Joe Squared Pizza: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Joe Squared PizzaSee Joe Squared Pizza Video ($$)
(451 ratings)

33 W N Ave Map It!
Baltimore, MD 21201
(410) 545-0444
www.joesquared.com
  • Bacon and Clam Pizza
    square pizza w/ white sauce, clams, maple smoked bacon, Vidalia onion, fresh mozzarella, romano, asiago and oregano; looks good
  • Fried Ravioli
    choice of meat (ground beef & ground salami) or cheese; Guy had meat (of course) w/ side of marinara dipping sauce
  • Build Your Own Pizza
    "The Duffinator"; Duff gets white garlic-cream sauce w/ mozzarella, corn, jalapenos, prosciutto, bacon, linguica (Portuguese sausage), anchovy, squid, scallops, clams, pepperoni, meatball, Boursin cheese
  • Irish Pizza
    roasted garlic cream, corned beef, potato, caramelized onion, mozzarella & Swiss
  • Meatball and Spaghetti Pizza
    crushed tomato, oregano, meatballs, onion, roasted red peppers, spaghetti, parmigiano, romano, asiago and mozzarella cheeses
3.5 out of 5
451 ratings
opened in 2005; offer coal-fired square-shaped pizza (named one of the best pizzas in the nation by Food Network Magazine), 17 varieties of risotto, long rum list and eclectic beer; Duff Goldman made guest appearance here
Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives - "Best of Pizza"   (7 restaurants)    
Aired on: January 6, 2014 
Aired on: January 6, 2014