Giordano’s in Uptown, Minneapolis

Long waits and unevenly cooked, downright unpleasant pizza make Giordano’s the odd man out amid a local pizza renaissance.

Fig and Bacon Pizza at Salvatore’s Tomato Pies in Madison

The fig and bacon pizza at Salvatore’s Tomato Pies in Madison, Wisconsin, is emblematic of an Upper Midwestern pizza boom.

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Tru Pizza Truck

Tru Pizza Truck delivers excellent pizza with carefully sourced ingredients.

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Romolo’s in Payne-Phalen St. Paul

Not much has changed at Romolo’s in St. Paul since it opened 40 years ago, and that’s OK with us.

Di Noko's Pizzeria

Di Noko’s Pizzeria in Downtown Minneapolis

We follow deep dish king Di Noko’s as it moves from its eponymous neighborhood to a big new spot downtown.