Chicagoans are proud of their deep-dish pizza, and they have every right to be. Thick, dense, and stuffed with sausage and oozy mozzarella cheese, the casserole-like pie is a must-do on your next culinary tour of the Windy Cindy (even though you'll likely need to recline for several hours after your meal). To help you find the very best slice (or two, or three), we picked our favorite contenders. Prepare to indulge.
Giordano's family recipe hails from a small Italian town near Torino, Italy, and its famed stuffed pies, packed with an inch-thick layer of gooey cheese, draws consistent crowds in the Midwest and beyond.
The sausage pizza with flaky, buttery crust at this family-friendly chain is such a hit, customers will scrawl their names on the wall to memorialize their visit. So next time you go, make sure to bring a Sharpie.