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Pilsen pizza: Tofurky is on sale!

Pilsen pizza: Tofurky is on sale!

As Jay and I have mentioned, La Casa del Pueblo is pretty much the best little grocery store ever. It has “Whole Foods” food for “Trader Joe’s” prices. I walked in on Tuesday hoping to find a frozen Amy’s pizza. Sadly, they didn’t have her cheeseless pizza. Amy’s soy cheese has milk protein. But they…

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Atino's spinach pizza uses fresh ingredients

Atino’s spinach pizza uses fresh ingredients

So this week, I went to South Loop, which is a bit northeast of Pilsen, in search of pizza. Hey, Atino’s had a one-day Living Social deal: $10 for a large, thin crust, one topping pizza. That’s at least 3 days worth of dinner for me. Can’t pass that up! I’m still on the search…

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Pilsen Pizza: Benny's without cheese is worth eleven dollars

Pilsen Pizza: Benny’s without cheese is worth eleven dollars

I’m still trying to find neighborhood pizza to replace the goodness I left behind in Brighton Park. Don’t know where Brighton Park is?  You know how when you take the Orange Line to Midway, you go through nothing for a little bit?  Brighton Park is in the “nothing.” The best thing there was Falco’s, which…

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Pilsen Pizza: Teatro offers fancy veggie pizza

Pilsen Pizza: Teatro offers fancy veggie pizza

When you put cheese on pizza, it covers up tasteless ingredients with its greasy, sticky goodness. However, when you are lactose intolerant or Vegan, you need to skip the cheese.  If the broccoli is out-of-season, the tomato sauce is canned or the sausage is made of mystery meat, you can tell. A friend with refined…

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