Best pizzas in town

Pizza: a quest

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By Mari Taketa

All pizza, all the time. Twenty-seven pizzas in two weeks I tried, and that doesn’t count the ones already committed to memory. In all, the total was more than three dozen.

I ate pizza in parking lots (3), pizza in bars (5), pizza from a bakery, pizza from a bowling alley. Every meeting I had, I brought pizza.

The only ground rule was that a pie had to be local — i.e. no mainland chains. The ones that were forgettable disappeared from memory like puffs of flour above a pizza maker’s table.

But when the carnage was over, eight lingered on the brain: the Top 5, all so good the only way to rank them is by the fondness of the memory, so no ranking; plus three runners-up.

Ready? *Drum roll, please* Click on for this town’s best pizzas.