Video: Where to Get Deep-Dish Pizza in Chicago
Pizza expert Daniel Zemans sat down with The Daily Meal at Chicago’s Lou Malnati’s to dish about Chicago’s best deep-dish pizza joints and gives the definition of the Windy City’s iconic deep-dish pizza.
Known for its thick, corn flour biscuit-like base, Chicago deep-dish pizza was born and baked at UNO in the early 1940s. Zemans shares his favorite large and small spots to try it, from UNO and Pizzeria Due to Gino’s East.
Zemans takes his out-of-town guests, like The Daily Meal's Ali Rosen, to Lou Malnati’s or Pizano’s Pizza and Pasta, but the ultimate deep-dish pizza is located in the southern suburb of Crestwood, at Luisa’s, which gets Zemans nod for the best Chicago deep-dish pizza.
"She makes possibly the best deep dish pizza around," said Zemans.