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Where to buy pizza dough in the Bay Area

I'd like to try to make pizza based on CHOW's video on making fast easy pizza, (http://www.chow.com/videos/show/chow-...) and I don't care for Trader Joe's version--any suggestions? I've heard that some pizzerias are willing to sell their pizza dough. Has anyone done this and if so, from what pizzeria and how much does that normally cost?

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  1. Have you tried calling one or two of your favorite pizza places and asking them if they would sell you some dough?

    1. I've bought pizza dough from Arizmendi (from the Lakeshore shop in Oakland--so I imagine the SF locations or The Cheese Board in Berkeley would be willing to as well, but you should call ahead to ask). Can't recall the cost, but it wasn't a lot.

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      Cheese Board Pizza
      1512 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94709

      Arizmendi Bakery
      1331 9th Avenue, San Francisco, CA

      Arizmendi
      3265 Lakeshore Ave, Oakland, CA

      Arizmendi
      1268 Valencia St, San Francisco, CA 94110

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        1. re: abstractpoet

          I've seen it available in the SF location on a regular basis.

          1. re: abstractpoet

            I have made pizza at home with the dough from Cheese Board Pizza and it came out great.

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            Cheese Board Pizza
            1512 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94709

          2. You can also buy pizza dough from Whole Foods (it's much better than the Trader Joe dough) for about the same cost (~1.49-1.79 I believe -- it's been a while since I bought any from them).

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              1. re: Robert Lauriston

                You probably haven't been in a while. The present product compendium has whole wheat at $1.29 and I assume the white flour one has also increased.

              2. re: mhuang

                I use the Whole Foods dough. It works for me! And I buy their pizza sauce as well.

              3. Zarri's (Albany) has a new sign in the window about pizza dough for sale. I kind of doubt they make it themselves, though.

                1. Lucca Deli on Valencia sells dough. I haven't paid close attention to the price, but I think its around $3 and makes two medium pies. Good flavor, but not the most pliable dough.

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                  1. re: BernalKC

                    Finally figured out how to work with Lucca's pizza dough. By kneading it on a floured board with a bit of added water when I bring it home, the dough comes to life and is much more workable. I suppose this holds true for any take-home dough, but it makes a big difference with theirs.