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Mar 12, 2010 06:10 PM

Chicago Deep Dish in Sherman Oaks

I just read about a place called Oak Fire Pizzeria that has a location in West Hollywood, and is opening (or maybe it has opened) a location in Sherman Oaks where Fondue Bourguignonne used to be. The menu on their website lists a large variety of Chicago deep dish pizza, which they ask for 45 minutes to prepare. They offer more than 20 toppings, including things like carmelized onions and cherry peppers. Normally I would never consider a pizza place that offers soy cheese and soy sausage (blech!) as a topping, but I'm desperate for a decent , and reasonably authentic Chicago deep dish pizza.

Has anyone been here?

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  1. I haven't tried it, but here's a picture off their website of a slice of their deep-dish pizza. It looks promising but not transcendent.

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    1. re: Arthur

      It looks just like "Stone Fire PIzza" I would love for Carter to share his feedback on what he knows about this place.

      I live in Sherman Oaks and the only decent deep dish in my book is MASA in Echo Park.

      1. re: Hypnotic23

        Hi Hypnotic23,

        Have you tried Tony's Little Italy's version? I'm curious how Masa compares with it. Thanks.

    2. I went last night. Not a deep dish place. Very thin crust but it was FANTASTIC. A friend had the Wild Mushroom and I had Chicken Pesto. From 5-7 is Happy hour prices on cocktails, beer, wine, appetizers AND The wood fire pizza! Yummy!

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        1. re: creamfinger

          Did not know they even had it! Just checked their menu online and they do. I would give it a try!

          1. re: 4lafz

            So, is the Sherman Oaks location open, if so I am sooo there on Monday.

      1. Does anyone know if they deliver?

        1. bless you for posting this. I now have some hope of a good pizza, that isnt a million miles away. I was going to try to do my own at home this week, but i am most definitely going to oakfire this coming week.

          1. Soy sausage AND soy cheese? More than just "blecth!" -- it sounds like a gummy double punch from which I am not likely to recover.