Chicago Bucktown-Wicker Park Pizza Crawl

8 Ratings
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  • 3 hr

Created by 13-time James Beard Award-winning food journalist Steve Dolinsky, this Sunday-only series of tours is based on his book, "Pizza City, USA" and features four different styles of pizzas in less than three hours. Learn about Chicago's 10 pizza styles, and discover why there's more to The Windy City than just deep-dish. Go back in the kitchens to see how pizzas are made, talk to the owners and taste the differences. Expert "doughcents" will share the history of Chicago pizza as well other interesting tidbits about the neighborhood you're exploring. PLEASE LET US KNOW AT TIME OF BOOKING IF YOU EAT PORK OR PREFER VEGETARIAN.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Pizza City USA Tours

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Wicker Park

We'll start off with a Roman al Taglio style pizza, then walk up and down Damen Avenue, to taste pizzas from three other places, learning about the neighborhood. You'll taste a classic Chicago deep-dish, a NYC-style slice and a long-fermented artisan pie. Along the way, you'll meet some of the owners and pizza makers, and learn about their history and inspiration for creating their unique pizzas. Our "doughcents" are trained to discuss Chicago's pizza history, and can talk about highlights from the book, "Pizza City USA."

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: The 606

Learn about the history of this unique public park on elevated freight train tracks

Duration: 5 minutes
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