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4/29/14 7:49 A

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Pizza Hut, thin n' crispy crust, super supreme w/out pepperoni. I don't eat a lot of frozen pizza, but when I do, it's Mama Rosa's.



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4/28/14 2:37 P

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I love pizza, my favorite from a chain is Papa Johns. There is a family restaurant in my town called Ray J's that has really good pizza as well. For frozen I always go with Jack's, when I splurge its Jacks Naturally Rising.



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4/28/14 10:59 A

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don't even want to fixate on that one... emoticon

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4/28/14 10:37 A

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Love pizza but not frozen kind. I like making my own and putting healthy flavorful items on it.



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4/28/14 10:24 A

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I can't remember who it is that makes the BBQ chicken / bacon pizza -?- It's some chain, and the crust is usually nice and thin and crispy. Somebody like 5-Star perhaps. Or Ci Ci's.

For frozen, I like the Pepperidge Farms™ french bread pizza.

Unfortunately, this is all from more or less distant memory, since any such things are totally off plan for low-carbers like ourselves!

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4/28/14 7:18 A

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I like Pizza Hut pizza, but can't remember the last time I ate it.
As for frozen, lately I have been buying Udi's pizza. It is gluten free. So good!

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4/28/14 7:14 A

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I don't eat chain pizza, gross!

I don't eat frozen pizza gross!

I go down the road 15 minutes from my house to a place that has a great antipasto salad and I eat a vegetarian pizza, so good. Its the only time I eat pizza since there is so many calories going on, may as well make it worth my while when I do eat it~

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4/28/14 6:20 A

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Sams Choice Thin Crust Cheese Pizza

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4/28/14 6:06 A

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It's a toss up between Dominon's and Little Caesar. Pepperoni and mushroom without the cheese.



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4/28/14 6:05 A

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When I am home in Chicago, there are a million Mom and Pop places that I like. I don't love deep dish, and only have it when there is a visitor who wants to try it. I like sausage and mushroom usually, although at some of the wood-burning oven places, I like to get the more Italian ones, like potato and rosemary. My all time favorite pizza is the white pizza with clams from Pepe in New Haven, CT, but I have not been there in ages.

I never get frozen. If I want pizza at home, I make it from scratch with exactly what I want on it. In case of a pizza emergency, I make pita pizza which is actually pretty good.

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4/27/14 11:22 P

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i like Papa Murphy's delite take and bake pizza. Like the light crust much better than the regular crust. Probably eat it at least one or twice a month.



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4/27/14 10:22 P

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I will pick up a frozen pizza. They are smaller and cheaper than any chain. We almost always get Trader Joe's Maitre Pierre Tarte D’Alace. http://www.clubtraderjoes.com/2013/04/trader-joes-maitre-pierre-tarte-dalace.html

It's my quick night dinner - we get that and the new shredded brussels sprout and kale salad mix and the spicy Asian dressing. Great dinner for 4 under $10!

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4/27/14 9:20 P

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Hmm. I've eaten restaurant pizza twice in 16 months.... once from a local "2 for 1" takeout (was blarghh) and once at Boston Pizza - not bad!

Frozen - I just won't eat it. I do not like frozen pizza.

Pizza, oh, I do love pizza! I have simply learned to make my own. When I need a pizza fix, I either buy a pre-made crust at the italian deli (they make a good one) or my spouse makes the dough up from scratch (he has a system - and it always turns out really good!). I tend to top it with creative gourmet toppings like "caramalized onions and fennel with gorgonzola cheese" or "sauteed spinach, artichoke hearts and feta cheese" or "seared mushrooms, fresh tomatoes and basil with mozzarella" - With good flavourful ingredients you don't need much cheese... especially when using a strongly flavoured cheese. So these pizza meals are actually "on target" nutrition-wise!

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4/27/14 8:48 P

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Frozen - Red Baron is the only thing I can tolerate



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4/27/14 8:07 P

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I've always been a fan of Dominos. I do like non-pepperoni pizzas (generally vegetarian). Pepperoni seems to affect the cheese somehow — it's much nicer without it. My favourite frozen is Delissio (or other rising crusts), but avoid the dipping crust version. :( The crust is not the fluffy pizza crust I like. And definitely make your own if you can. Best part about pizza is that you can put anything on it!

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4/27/14 8:06 P

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I just want to jump in and say that pizza dough is surprisingly easy to make and when you make your own you control the ingredients and can get really creative!

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4/27/14 5:29 P

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I like Dr. Oetkers frozen pizza.

Pizza hut is ok, but not that great. My city isn't blessed with any great mom and pop shops.


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4/27/14 3:13 P



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I haven't eaten at a chain pizza place in years. I too favor a couple of local mom and pop pizza joints that serve fantastic food. One place I go makes a fabulous pizza topped with eggplant parm. yum.

However, if I do end up at a chain, I usually end up at a Bertuccis. I love their rolls !

For frozen, the only frozen pizza I like are the Stouffer's French Bread (toaster oven) Pizzas. I haven't had one of those in years because I make my own version at home.


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4/27/14 2:58 P

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I rarely eat pizza these days...but I've always favored a very thin crust, three cheese, and added black olives, and some type of greens ( basil, arugula, baby spinach).


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4/27/14 9:45 A

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Where I live, mom and pop type pizza joints outnumber chains by a good 20-1.

This is a list (Hollywood menu) from one of my favourite places (Red or White is the style of pizza):


Romano Pizza (White) fresh garlic, fresh diced tomatoes, mushroom, red onion & black olive

Primavera Pizza (White) broccoli, carrots, cauliflower

Bruschetta (White) fresh diced tomatoes, fresh garlic, olive oil, oregano 7 mozzarella cheese

Big Cheese stuffed with three cheeses

Stallone stuffed with philly cheesesteak

Al Pacino white with spinach, broccoli, ricotta cheese & fresh garlic

Robert Deniro stuffed vegetables

Al Capone stuffed, baked ziti

Schwarzenegger stuffed meat

Sophia Loren white with chicken, broccoli & mushrooms

Michaellangelo chopped chicken, green peppers, onion & fresh diced tomato

Cheech & Chong - Red - Taco ground beef, lettuce, diced tomato, fried onion, hot peppers & cheddar cheese

Dom Deluise spaghetti & meatballs

Frank Sinatra cheesesteak hoagie

Celine Dion - White chicken cordon blue - imported ham, cheese & romano ranch dressing

Mae West chicken with barbecue sauce

Don Ho pineapple & ham

Giusi's Special - Red grilled chicken, fresh tomato & fresh basil

Jean Claude Van Damme cheesesteak special steak, green peppers, sauteed onion, mushrooms, pepperoni & american cheese

Tom Cruise - Red steak & american cheese

John Wayne buffalo chicken cheesesteak

Phil's Special italian grinder, ham

Ronald Mcdonald - White with hamburger, ketchup, french fries, mustard, american & mozzarella cheese

Rosie's Special barbecue chicken w/ pineapple, ham & bacon

Marlon Brando chicken parm

Charles Bronson - Red pepperoni, sausage & bacon

Old Fashion sausage, green peppers, sauteed onions

Dean Martin - White grilled chicken, roasted peppers, spinach & fresh garlic

Angelina Jolie - White tomatoes, broccoli, garlic, spinach

Jim Belushi - B.L.T. Pizza - White bacon, lettuce, diced tomatoes, mayo

The Godfather Pizza - Chicken Alfredo - White grilled chicken in alfredo sauce with broccoli

Kristie Alley - Loaded Baked Potato - White potato, cheddar cheese, bacon & sour cream, chives

James Gandolfini - Red lasagna

Nancy's Special - Breakfast Pizza - White eggs, bacon, sausage & mozzarella


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Places like this is why chain pizza places are so few and far between where I live.

Frozen pizza? Again...

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4/27/14 9:05 A

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Little Italy's Sausage, Mushrooms & Green Peppers.



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4/27/14 8:24 A

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hmmm. Used to like Pizza Hut years ago. Then I started eating healthier and switched to a little local place, where the pizza wasn't so greasy. Then I started making my own. And now I prefer homemade. Never cared for frozen pizza, although I read an article recently that said Freshetta (spelling?) is good.

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4/27/14 6:34 A

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We love a pizza chain called Brixx. They have delicious, interesting pizzas, salads, and appetizers and are very vegan friendly. It feels like I've made an actual healthy choice whenever I go there.

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4/27/14 1:35 A

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I like Pizza Hut - pepperoni, black olives & jalapenos.
For frozen, I like Red Baron 5 cheese & garlic french bread pizza

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LaVal's is a great pizza here and I pretty much never eat frozen pizza



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4/27/14 12:28 A

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We order from Pizza Parlor in our town. I really do not like frozen pizza.

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4/27/14 12:23 A

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1. What is your favorite chain pizza? And what do you order from them?
2. What frozen pizza do you find most tolerable?


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