27 Great Midwest Pizzerias
Explore the heart, history and oven-blistered perfection of 27 Midwest pizzerias. Then dig in.
Photo by Ashley Petry.
Our final 7: The rest of the menu
Split the pizza to save room for these extras.
Butterscotch Budino A caramel-topped dessert that falls somewhere between crème brûlée and pudding. Try it at Harvest in Columbus, Ohio. See reviews and ratings. (614) 824-1769; harvestpizzeria.com
Arancini Balls of risotto stuffed with mozzarella and coated in tomato-basil sauce. Try them at Luigi’s “The Original” in Harrison Township, Michigan. See reviews and ratings. (586) 468-7711; luigisoriginal.com
Farmers Market Salad Whatever is in season, whether it be shaved fennel, watermelon or beets. Try it at Black Sheep in Minneapolis and Saint Paul. See reviews and ratings. blacksheeppizza.com
Ice Cream Classic frozen novelties are free to dine-in customers. How cute is that? Try them at Pizza Corner in Valley City, North Dakota. (701) 845-0104; pizzacorner.net
Gooey Butter Cake The indulgent St. Louis classic is moist as ever and made on-site. Try it at Waldo Pizza’s two locations in metro Kansas City, Missouri. See reviews and ratings. waldopizza.net
Chinese Cheesesticks Crispy egg-roll wrappers stuffed with melted mozzarella and served with marinara for dipping. Try them at Fong’s Pizza in Des Moines. See reviews and ratings. (515) 323-3333; fongspizza.com