Travels in Chicago –

16 May


 you think I was done highlighting some of the wonderful food mom/dad tried when they were visiting Illinois last November?  Of course not – snorts with piggy laughter.  How could

any visit be complete to the Chicago area without trying some of their famous Chicago deep dish pizza?  And of course, there was only one place they had to go for that –

Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria

First up, Aunt Tina said they had the best calamari.  So everyone ordered the Calamari Fritti which was lightly breaded and fried to perfection.  They serve this delectable appetizer with a side of cocktail sauce.  Of course, Aunt Tina made sure to spritz lemon all over these yum-yum’s before everyone dug into them.

And then everyone dug into some salad.  See even Aunt Tina made daddy eat some vegetables – mom was so proud.  Of course mom told daddy he had to eat the salad because the pizza takes time to cook.  That’s right.  Deep dish pizza takes longer to cook than the regular pizzas you might order from your fast food place.

 Then after a while, mom/dad/Aunt Tina said they heard angels singing and their individual pizzas were delivered.  Instead of getting one huge pizza, they all got individual ones with side salads.  These pizzas had sausage and black olives – and lots of sauce.

What did mom/dad think about this Chicago style deep dish pizza?  Dad is a huge pizza person.  He said that he ‘thinks’ he liked it but he would have to try one again to be sure.  That sounds like dad, huh?  But in the end, he said he would give it about an eight.

Mom said it was okay.  Mom is not a fan of a lot of sauce on her pizzas and of course this one is fully loaded with sauce.  And the crust is thick and a there is a lot of it surrounding the pizza.  Mom said the crust was kind of hard too.  There was lots of flavor but this pizza left mom on the it was okay side.  So for these reasons, mom gave it about a four.

But overall, everyone had a fantastic time at a famous landmark.  Would they go back again – of course they would!  There is more to the menu than just pizza.  And if you know anything about my mom/dad, they are professional eaters – snorts with piggy laughter.


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11 responses to “Travels in Chicago –

  1. easyweimaraner

    05/16/2018 at 1:28 am

    can you beem that calamaris over please? that’s egg-sactly what we need right now ;O)

    • Piglove

      05/18/2018 at 12:42 pm

      They were excellent! We kind want some more of those for sure. XOXO – Bacon

  2. Kinley Westie

    05/16/2018 at 2:45 am

    I are gettin hungry!

    • Piglove

      05/18/2018 at 12:43 pm

      Well this is the place to go my friends. XOXO – Bacon

  3. sheilaenglehart

    05/16/2018 at 7:09 am

    I’m a thin crust, little sauce pizza fan. But kudos to Chicago for filling the void for others.

  4. imagesbytdashfield

    05/16/2018 at 9:21 am

    And here I am craving pizza lately… mmmm.

    • Piglove

      05/18/2018 at 12:43 pm

      Well may I introduce you to Chicago deep dish… snorts with piggy laughter. XOXO – Bacon

      • imagesbytdashfield

        05/19/2018 at 6:09 pm

        Been there, ate that, burp! 🙂

      • Piglove

        05/21/2018 at 2:06 pm

        Snorts!!! XOXO – Bacon

  5. Kate Crimmins

    05/16/2018 at 11:11 am

    Great pictures. Everyone looks happy!

    • Piglove

      05/18/2018 at 12:43 pm

      It was a fabulous time for sure! XOXO – Bacon


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