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NahantNative Oct 22, 2010 08:44 AM

Has anyone found prepared pizza dough that actually has some "chew" to it in Boston? All of the dough that I have bought is really flat and seems to have no taste or chew to it. **To clarify, this is dough for making my own pizza**

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    bizkat Oct 24, 2010 07:47 AM

    I buy my pizza dough at Russo's for convenience since they have most everything else I need- cheese, veggies,etc.

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      sinned61 Oct 23, 2010 07:06 AM

      The best I've found is actually sold at the Hilltop Butcher Shop in Saugus. They call it "bread dough", but let me tell you this is the tastiest, easiest to work dough I've ever bought. I used to get it for $ .69 per doughball until a few years ago when flour prices went way up and it went to $ .99 then to $1.50. It is now still $1.50 I won't even try another dough as I consider this perfection!

      1. failingwannabevegan Oct 22, 2010 02:06 PM

        I'm pretty much obsessed with the Beer pizza dough from Portland Pie Co that they sell in the refrigerated case at Hannaford. It is chewy, really rises, and gets a crisp bottom. Love the stuff.

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          BackBayGirl Oct 22, 2010 12:48 PM

          If I'm in a pinch and don't have time to make my own, I'll use Trader Joe's pizza dough. It's good and 99 cents for a ball.

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          Trader Joe's
          1427 Massachusetts Ave, Arlington, MA 02476

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            NahantNative Oct 22, 2010 12:51 PM

            I'll have to try Haymarket as its easy to get to for me at work. I used Trader Joes last night...which spurred this thread :-)

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            Trader Joe's
            1427 Massachusetts Ave, Arlington, MA 02476

            Haymarket
            Blackstone St, Boston, MA

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              BackBayGirl Oct 22, 2010 01:10 PM

              Ah...I see. Well, if you like a certain pizza place, go in and ask them for some dough. The worst they can do is say no. Most places will sell it to you though.

          2. trufflehound Oct 22, 2010 12:47 PM

            Bertucci's dough isn't bad, and they'll roll it out for you.

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            Bertuccis Restaurant
            6 Plaza Way, Plymouth, MA 02360

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              Guido Oct 22, 2010 06:19 PM

              Second for Bertucci's dough. And you can get some rolls for immediate carb gratification ;-)

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              Bertuccis Restaurant
              6 Plaza Way, Plymouth, MA 02360

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              Gabatta Oct 22, 2010 12:31 PM

              Strong 2nd for the Clear Flour rec.

              My regular sources are Clear Flour, Haymarket and Armandos (in that order), and in my opinion CF is clearly better than the other two. Haymarket is a great value at $1, but if it is convenient I always get the dough from CF. As another poster mentioned, it is available daily sometime after 1pm.

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                Tonality666 Oct 22, 2010 11:51 AM

                I like the dough from Pini's on Broadway in Somerville. I roll it out much thinner for my pies than then they do for theirs, however.

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                  smtucker Oct 22, 2010 11:00 AM

                  I think the frozen pizza dough at Capone's in Union Square is pretty good if you forget to make your own.

                  1. Bob Dobalina Oct 22, 2010 09:12 AM

                    I like Haymarket Pizza's dough.

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                    Haymarket Pizza
                    106 Blackstone St, Boston, MA 02109

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                      NahantNative Oct 22, 2010 09:15 AM

                      I havent tried clear flour, never thought of them.

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                        Bob Dobalina Oct 22, 2010 11:26 AM

                        BTW, Haymarket's is a $1/dough. Quite the deal. Made some last night - half anchovy, onion and green pepper, half fig and goat cheese - yum!

                        Recently bought a dough from Pescatore for $2 - I personally liked it a bit better than Haymarket's - cooked up thinner - but my wife prefers Haymarket precisely for its chew and flavor.

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                        Pescatore
                        158 Boston Ave, Somerville, MA 02144

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                          Velda Mae Oct 22, 2010 11:44 AM

                          Clear Flour's pizza dough is excellent. It has chew and flavor. I believe it's available every day after 1 p.m.

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                            lergnom Oct 22, 2010 01:55 PM

                            Clear Flour's is $2.75. I prefer Haymarket's taste, particularly when grilled on a fire, because it chars better and has more tooth. Both are better than Russo's - only 99 cents, I think - which is oddly flavorless, though fresh tasting.

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                            Haymarket
                            Blackstone St, Boston, MA

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                        Jenny Ondioline Oct 22, 2010 09:12 AM

                        Have you tried Clear Flour?

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                          cambridgedoctpr Oct 22, 2010 09:10 AM

                          People seem to like Santarpio and so I may have been unlucky; i had a very good pizza at Coppa and can recommend the Pepe's in honor of Pepe's in New Haven.

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                          Coppa
                          253 Shawmut Ave, Boston, MA 02118

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                            Bob Dobalina Oct 22, 2010 11:22 AM

                            I think this might be responsive to the question - did you get pizza dough from these places?

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