Heavy Table Hot Five: August 21-28

Hot Five rounds up lovely summer sweet corn, seared scallops at 4Bells, the Schell’s beer and more.

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.

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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.