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Ace Holleran
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RE: Greek Pizza 2004/02/18 10:40:32 (permalink)
Michael Stern is right--pepperoni and Greek apizz' seem to be immutably welded together. And, sycophant that I am--Mr. Hoffman also rings true with Tsitsiki's Corollary: Exxon Valdez residue is a must.

And kudos to Mr. Callahan for even THINKING of using the term "salad detritus." This thread is getting more fun every day. I'm going to have to stop up to see Dickie at Beverly Pizza, my fave Hellenic pie, a scant 200 yards from home.

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RE: Greek Pizza 2004/05/19 12:59:16 (permalink)
The old Broadway Pizza in New Haven made great greek pizza. It is sorely missed...
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RE: Greek Pizza 2004/08/27 18:32:46 (permalink)
Has anyone found recipes for Greek-style pizza crust? I used to live in Roslindale MA and loved the Roslindale House of Pizza linguica and pineapple pizza. The pineapple was a great foil for the greasiness of the crust.

I'm in Nashville now so there's no hope of finding that kind of pizza place. I'm not sure if it's even possible to make Greek-style pizza crust in a home oven, but you never know.

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RE: Greek Pizza 2004/08/27 19:16:25 (permalink)
Ah, good old "Rawzzie Squayuh!"


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RE: Greek Pizza 2004/08/29 02:48:52 (permalink)
I enjoy the flavors of a Greek pizza....but it needs MEAT to be complete. I have often begged and pleaded with the owner of Thousand Islands Restaurant in Brockville, Ontario to add the option of 1/2 of a skewer of pork souvlaki meat on the Greek pizza....to no avail. He maintains the cost wouldn't be practical...that people wouldn't be willing to pay for a pizza that expensive. Obviously, he hasn't ever visited roadfood.com or he'd see that there are true chowhounds out there who would line up for a Greek pizza with souvlaki meat on it!!!
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RE: Greek Pizza 2004/08/29 12:01:44 (permalink)
You can choose from 2 greek pizzas in my town. One place does a greek chicken with black olive, green peppers, onions and a sweat white sacue. Another does it with traditional pizza sauce, feta and lamb. Both are excellent.
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RE: Greek Pizza 2004/09/18 01:07:41 (permalink)
Village Pizza in Madison, CT has a great greek pizza. I have been going there for years
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RE: Greek Pizza 2004/11/11 13:33:49 (permalink)
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Originally posted by stormycat

I had one of these delights while in western Colorado of all places. It was a little place called Dinosaur Pizza in Fruita, CO. Mighty tasty!
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RE: Greek Pizza 2004/11/11 14:12:10 (permalink)
Yorkside Pizza in New Haven, which yesterday I posted a response to someone looking for pizza in New Haven other than the usual Pepe's & Sally's. Coincidence?

I'd always thought of it as Greek pizza, but only because it was different from neapolitan & sicilian and the Yorkside owners & employees were Greek. And the pizza is fabulous and distinctive.
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RE: Greek Pizza 2004/11/11 14:17:24 (permalink)
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Originally posted by mikeyjake

The old Broadway Pizza in New Haven made great greek pizza. It is sorely missed...

Broadway owners founded Yorkside Pizza (around the corner) about 25 yeara ago and its still, so the flame still burns...
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RE: Greek Pizza 2004/12/20 23:20:40 (permalink)
Pappas Pizza in Stamford CT and Fontana Pizza in Flushing NY have 2 great greek style pies. Fontana also has souvlaki , gyros, tsitziki sause etc.
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RE: Greek Pizza 2004/12/29 09:43:53 (permalink)
Here in Columbia SC, I think the term "Greek Pizza" applies mainly to the fact that the restaurant proprietors happen to be Greek. But in this area they absolutely make the best pizza, particularly a 2-store "chain" called the Parthenon. Typical Greek fare offered as well, Greek salad loaded with feta, gyros, Greek chicken, etc. The pizza is better than others in are due to touch of feta (not overwhelming as I am not a huge fan of it), tons of oregano, great sausage/gyro meat, and crust that is perfect halfway between hand-tossed and thick. Takes about 40 minutes after you order to get a pie, so you know that much attention goes into the preparation. If in the area, give it a try. (Downtown Columbia in University area or suburban location in Lexington, SC)
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RE: Greek Pizza 2004/12/29 11:28:26 (permalink)
Here in the Worcester Mass area, most independent pizza places are owned by Greek Americans, or Romanian Americans (who often call themselves Greek). For a true Italian Pizza you may want to go to Boston or Springfield. Some of the best local pizza is (in no special order) Tony's on Rt 146 in Sutton, Pizza Chef Main St Millbury, Nikko's Grafton St Worcester, and many more,,,,all Greek American owned.
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RE: Greek Pizza 2005/02/17 23:40:58 (permalink)
I've had pizza in Chicago with gyros meat on it. Suprisingly tasty. Give it a shot.
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RE: Greek Pizza 2005/02/18 10:15:26 (permalink)
Around here (Kennebec River valley) Greek pizza is the rule rather than the execption. Most places are the "__________House of Pizza" (fill in the name of the town).
This trend also seems to hold ture in MA, with two places from my Boston years (City House of Pizza on Boylston and Brighton House of Pizza on Packard's Corner), the aformentioned Rosie House of Pizza, and several numbered Cape Cod House of Pizza (Cape Cod House of Pizza #3 in Chatham, for instance).
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RE: Greek Pizza 2005/02/18 11:16:09 (permalink)
In Clearwater,Fl. there is 'Kings' a pizza place owned by a greek family,their pizza is top-knotch. Very moist,as previously stated and loaded with cheese.
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RE: Greek Pizza 2005/02/18 11:30:37 (permalink)
I grew up in trumbull and fairfield ct and LOVED captains pizza. It was a me and my dad thing - mom hated it. but a few summers ago we hit the links and then up to captains for a sausage pie and I wished I was 13 again.
Captains is NOT good.
Uncle Joes in New Canaan is VERY good greek pizza
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RE: Greek Pizza 2005/02/24 09:51:23 (permalink)
meant to say hated captains, loved country pizza up in monroe. also like uncle joes in new canaan
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RE: Greek Pizza 2005/02/25 11:32:29 (permalink)
ive had good greek pizza, with the olive oil instead of sauce in Woods Hole Mass. In a little place right by the ferries to the vineyard. The place makes subs, too. it's been there forever, but the pizza part is fairly new. i CANNOT remember what it's called.
good though.
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RE: Greek Pizza 2005/02/25 11:34:44 (permalink)
ps i do know it's NOTnot called "woods hole house of pizza" hahaa (yo top)
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RE: Greek Pizza 2005/03/26 00:27:19 (permalink)
Try The Pizza House on Howe St. in New Haven...been there for years and serves great greek pizza...my fav greek pie is and always will be - onion and meatball...try it!
Star pizza on Dixwell Ave in Hamden is also fine...
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RE: Greek Pizza 2005/07/10 03:49:22 (permalink)
The best Greek Pizza, in N.Central Mass; is Country Pizza in Fitchburg. Always perfect and they load on the toppings.
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