Coalfire Pizza

Coalfire PizzaI recently had the opportunity to join a group of pizzeria owners, operators, etc. at the Pizza Executive Summit in Chicago. It was a fun-filled experience that lasted from Sunday-Tuesday, and I was so excited to be a part of it. I will be posting more details on the event, but wanted to highlight the first part of the trip with Chicago Pizza Tours. John Porter led our private group of appx 35 participants to three pizzerias around the city on a trolley! Our first stop was Pizano’s and the last stop was Bacino’s, both places I have written about in the past. I wanted to dedicate this post to our experience at Coalfire Pizza in the West Loop.

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Mama Milano Neopolitan Pizza Bar

Since reading this article (The Dish, ChicagoMag.com) over two months ago, I have had my eye on Wells Street awaiting the opening of Mama Milano– a new pizzeria concept in Old Town.

Friends can attest to my excitement. They have witnessed me walking up to the construction-covered entrance of the restaurant, itching to get inside.

Finally, when I was least expecting it, I spotted the opened restaurant during the Wells Street Art Festival and darted over to check it out. (Sorry to Jon, Lisa, and Sam for running away from you at the fair!)

The well-lit Mama Milano Pizza Bar

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Taste of Waukegan

It was only fitting that on my last day of work at my client in Waukegan, we would eat pizza. Waukegan, Illinois is not known for its pizza, but just like any neighborhood, the locals know where to get the best.

Pizza Sampling Line

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Pat’s Pizza

Friends and Family: I am leaving Chicago for a bit! 🙁

My next consulting client is based in West Palm Beach, Florida, and then I will be working internationally in Argentina and Mexico City. I am really excited for this opportunity, but it will definitely mean less Chicago pizza and more pizza sampling all […]

Voted Best Tasting Pizza in Chicago!

Photo from Acapella Bistro In the South Loop. Quite entertaining

Happy Monday! My manager was out and about this weekend and sent me this photo 🙂 Quite comical and thought it would brighten your day! Wouldn’t you enjoy pizza if it was free! If only….

Look forward to: -Pat’s Pizza in Lincoln Park […]