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Restaurant Tue Aug 21 2007

Likeable, Edible Pizza!

I'm not a pizza person. Thanks to a three-year-long tragedy involving free Dominoes Pizza on "production nights" at my college newspaper and too many all-around bad pizza experiences, I generally avoid eating the savory pies, no matter what the foodies say about Crust or Spacca Napoli.

Apart Pizza
in Lincoln Square has changed all that for me. Their thin crust is more than just a bottom layer for more tasty ingredients to sit upon. It's flavorful and manages to be both crunchy and chewy in a way that sates both pizza lovers and (former) pizza haters. The ingredients are fresh and the pies are served without an ounce of pretension. The small are only $5 and are plenty of food for one person. An added bonus is that you can get fountain drinks for a mere 50 cents.

It's a tiny joint, the space being occupied mostly by the oven. Seats are scarce, but it's located directly across from Wells Park, where you can plop yourself in the grass or sit on a bench and turn pizza night into picnic night.

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Feature Thu Dec 31 2015

The State of Food Writing

By Brandy Gonsoulin

In 2009, food blogging, social media and Yelp were gaining popularity, and America's revered gastronomic magazine Gourmet shuttered after 68 years in business. Former Cook's Illustrated editor-in-chief Chris Kimball followed with an editorial, stating that "The shuttering of Gourmet reminds...
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