Pizza Files: Episode 7 – Boiler Room, Whiskey and Pizza Paradise

In honor of my most favorite day, National Pizza Day, I’ll cover one of my most favorite pizza joints in Chicago, Boiler Room. While I couldn’t partake in today’s celebration, I had a pizza potluck over the weekend which will be discussed in my next pizza file, but let’s not get ahead of ourselves. Boiler…

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Pizza Files: Episode 6 – The Joy of Pi

Since we’re through 3.14159265359 days out 7 for the week (though probably closer to 4 by the time I finish this post), it seemed like the perfect time to talk about Pi. Fortunately for you I’m not talking about the number (aka the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter) or else this would…

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Pizza Files: Episode 5 – A Torrid Love Affair

With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, and today being National Pizza Day, I thought it only appropriate I dedicate another post to my one true love, ‘Za. Though my love for ‘Za is widely known, it is only known in certain circles that I’m lactose intolerant; you can imagine the strain it puts on our relationship.…

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Pizza Files: Episode 4 – 2 Restaurants, 1 Syllable Names

The 1 syllable restaurant name (or moniker), they’re the trendy kind of places that are effortlessly chic and cool, with names like Quiche or Crash, they evoke the image of clean white walls, minimalistic furniture, and lots of glass. I’ve come to find that pizza joints aren’t immune to this trend toward name minimization –…

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Pizza Files: Episode 3 – Will you be my… homie?

Regardless of your relationship status, there is one fact that always holds true: Pizza is love, and love is pizza (and Valentine’s Day isn’t a real holiday). So in the spirit of love, here’s a Pizza File for ya’ll. If I had to answer the question in this title, maybe would have to be my…

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Pizza Files: Episode 2 – The Mystery of Fogo2Go

Obviously, I’m not the most dedicated blogger in the world. Too many interests and distractions, not enough time. Welcome to real life kids. Anyway, don’t be concerned, I eat pizza more than I blog about it. I figured for my second file I had to pay tribute to my new neighborhood haunt, Fogo2Go. After some…

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Pizza Files: Episode 1

Pizza: n; a flat, open-faced baked pie of Italian origin, consisting of a thin layer of bread dough topped with spiced tomato sauce and cheese, often garnished with sausage slices, mushrooms, etc. As a 23-year-old American bred female, my primary food groups are: salad, apples, quinoa, carbs, soup, rice, avocado, and pizza. Okay, so these…

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