Pizza Research- SE Denver
- e_bone Jun 19, 2009 07:51 AM
Rather than add to the rambling generalized pizza thread I decided to selfishly create a more concentrated thread. Tonight is "Family Movie Night" where I bring home pie and we eat in front of the TV on a blanket (I actually take the throne on the couch and beg my wife to bring me more wine so I don't have to get up). We watch avant-garde cinema. Our last session found us arguing the philosophical implications of "Finding Nemo". Was Nemo lost spiritually as well as physically? Was Nemo's dad acting on a twisted Oedipal impulse and actually killed his wife since he knows the real Oedipus found his way back anyway? And who, exactly, is Virgil in this story? Wow. My 2 year old soundly countered all of my arguments and showed that the pelican was not actually performing a heroic act but was caught in an existential crisis trying to wrestle himself free from his true destiny and fate. I was left knowing that I am and will always be an intellectual doughnut hole.
So anyway.... pizza research must continue in the name of gluttony and science. I'm looking for a place I haven't tried that is SAlma (South of Alameda), EaCo (East of Colorado), ArapaNo ( North of Arapahoe Road) and whatever sounds hip for West of I-225. I have tried and loved New York Pizzaria, Papou's, Pantaleone's, Armanodo's, Basil Doc's. I like but don't *love* Anthony's, Papa Ricks, Little Ricci's, Sauce, Aurelio's, GeJo's IV, Frank the Pizza King, Bucci's, Big Bill's NY. Santoro's closed apparently. Piccolo's is just okay. Peppino's is a little less.
As you can tell- I'm not exactly picky when it comes to pizza. Any ideas I haven't thought of?
Further thoughts- I'm considering one of the following:
Rocky Mountain Pie http://rockymountainpie.com/menu_pizz...
and maayybeeee the chain Z-Pizza
Anyone have some insights on any of those joints?
No love for Beau Jo's? A Colorado classic.
Also the Saucy Noodle used to make a pretty decent pie, don't know if they still do, I haven't been there in years.