The politics of pizza in Chicago always spark fierce debate. Whether it’s deep dish or thin crust, staunch supporters on both sides will never relent. Fortunately, pizzaiolos across the city are specializing in a variety of different styles in order to satisfy everyone. Some places have been around for decades while others are relative newcomers, but they’re all pushing boundaries and making an impact on the local scene. The following list is just a sampling of the wonderful pizzerias in Chicago, and many favorites may have been omitted. The latest additions include D’Amato’s Bakery, Union Squared, and Zazas Pizzeria.
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