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Our story Pizza has always fascinated me. I love all kinds of pizza and the history. From New York style pepperoni to California BBQ chicken. The people that dedicate themselves to the market and new developments in the industry are totally awesome.
I have worked at several pizza restaurants, studied and researched the topic, and I have learned that not all pizza is the same. Everyone has different tastes. Someone might like the chain restaurant that can put a pizza in your hand as soon as you walk in the door. Others go for price and other deals that are enticing to their budget. Some may like gourmet pizzas with odd ball toppings. Then it’s the crust, you may like thin, hand tossed or deep-dish pizza with thick dough. Pizza isn’t all the same.
North of Chicago Pizza is going to be a little different. We are going to have our hand tossed pizza. The dough is hand stretched, sauced up and covered with whole milk mozzarella cheese then choose the toppings to make your favorite pizza, or select one of our specialty pizzas. But, we can’t have a name like North of Chicago without having Chicago Style Deep Dish Stuffed pizzas. These are the real deal, like Nancy’s Pizza or Giordano’s Pizza in Chicago. We make our own dough, make our own sauce using California tomatoes and fresh ingredients, we grind our own whole milk mozzarella, we make our own Cudighi Sausage. We don’t just say we use fresh ingredients we actually do. And we try to source as much as we can locally.
And for those that like sandwiches more than pizza, we will have a hidden treasure from the Great city of Chicago and a little secret from the old Italian immigrants from Marquette area.
Please continue reading the stories and some history where our iconic signature items came from. And the people that made it all happen.
Chicago-style pizza refers to several different styles of pizza developed in Chicago. Arguably, the most famous of these is known as deep-dish pizza. Deep-dish pizza is baked in a round,