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Should Pizzeria Bianco serve pizza by the slice?

ipsedixit Jul 31, 2009 11:09 AM

Would this be a good thing?

Wouldn't it be nice to be able to pickup a slice of Sonny Boy and hang out at Bar Bianco for the evening? Or a slice just before heading to Chase Field?

Anyone think this would be a bad thing?

  1. JK Grence the Cosmic Jester Jul 31, 2009 03:17 PM

    A slice of PB pizza would have to be half the pizza; those aren't exactly large pies Chris is churning out. And if he added takeout, can you imagine how much longer the wait would be for dine-in?

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    1. re: JK Grence the Cosmic Jester
      ipsedixit Jul 31, 2009 03:38 PM

      I dunno, I think you could probably get 4 slices (or pieces) from a single pie.

      That said, I agree that having by-the-slice (or takeout) would probably put too much a crimp on the dine-in business.

    2. misohungrychewlow Jul 31, 2009 03:22 PM

      The type of pizza sold at PB and similar pies are a competely different food from the pies sold by the slice. They shouldn't both be called pizza, but they are. I don't think Bianco's pizza would be that good by the slice -- just as it is not nearly so good when left over and re-heated. Slice-type pizza often improves after freezing and re-heating in the oven.

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      1. re: misohungrychewlow
        ipsedixit Jul 31, 2009 03:35 PM

        I have disagree about PB leftovers.

        I routinely over-order just to have leftovers to take home, and all of them taste great reheated (different than at the restaurant, but delicious nonetheless)

        1. re: ipsedixit
          misohungrychewlow Jul 31, 2009 04:30 PM

          I'm not saying Bianco's leftover pie is no good, it's very good, just not as good as it is fresh from the source. I've only ever had his leftover pie once -- I always finish every last bite while there, no matter how much food was ordered. That one time I think I was trying to be polite -- 2nd or 3rd date kind of thing ...

          1. re: misohungrychewlow
            ipsedixit Jul 31, 2009 04:40 PM

            LOL. I try to be polite only on the 1st date ...

            1. re: misohungrychewlow
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              meleyna Aug 2, 2009 07:31 AM

              Second or third dates? Where are you finding such dream dates? I can't even get my boyfriend to wait with me, let alone someone I don't know! Then again, I suppose that's the problem--he doesn't have to cater to my every whim anymore, he's already got me. :)

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