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    October 14, 2014

    Cuban Pizza Tells the Exile Story

    The doughy crust is so chewy it almost seems undercooked. A thin char on the bottom lends a crunchy crescendo to each bite. The ruddy tomato sauce is sweet and thick but devoid of the gently spicy aroma of basil and oregano. There's plenty of mozzarella -- Gouda and Parmesan too. But what makes this ... More >>

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    November 8, 2013

    Zagat Says Python-Topped Pizza in Ft. Myers Best Represents Florida

    Zagat has declared the "Everglades Pizza" at Evan's Neighborhood Pizza in Ft. Myers as the pizza that best represents the state of Florida. The pie contains somewhat, er, original toppings, such as python, whole frog legs, and alligator sausage. It also costs $45 for a 14-inch pie. You may rememb ... More >>

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    May 13, 2010

    Closed Restaurants Roundup of Doom

    via Guardian UKAre we there yet?​Almost two quarters into 2010 and restaurants are dropping like so many flies at a swatter factory.Did your favorite neighborhood joint close? Yes. So did some big-money startups, middling little guys, and corporate behemoths' touristic appendages.Our records indic ... More >>

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    May 17, 2001

    Pizza Cubano

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    July 13, 1995

    Everything Is Relative

    Dade and its municipalities have more sister cities than you can shake a nightstick at