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NY's Uppercrust pizza opening in Lake Forest, OC.

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I was looking at the stores in the new shopping center on El Toro road and noticed that NY's Uppercrust Pizza is planning to open there. Easy access from the freeway. I go to the one in Foothill Ranch and thought the pizza was excellent. Although I went back recently, and I think they're slumping. The cheese seemed to be a poor quality then when it first opened, or my taste has changed. IOW, I think they KNOW how to make a good pizza, but are cutting corners or getting lazy as so many good pizza places in Socal inevitably do.

Anywho, it's still better than Z Pizza, which has good crust consistency, but the quality of the cheese and sauce was awful. Hopefully, Uppercrust will give us their best with this new opening and better location.

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  1. Do you know if they are putting in a wood fired oven. IMHO, it is the only way to do pizza.

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    1. re: jwnorris

      No, they don't. Gas fired deck ovens.