Painesville Township’s Master Pizza remains a no-frills delight

What: Painesville Township’s Master Pizza is one of the last remaining holdovers from the original chain that once was so successful. Where: 1640 Mentor Ave., Painesville Township When it’s open: 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday; 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday; noon to 9 p.m. Sunday. Why you should go: It’s locally owned and operated, using the same Master Pizza recipes that have been around since … Continue reading Painesville Township’s Master Pizza remains a no-frills delight

Outsiders’ BBQ Recipe Pulled Pork + Bacon Detroit-style pizza is my new favorite

During one of my walks around Heinen’s to figure out Friday night dinner plans, I discovered Outsiders Pizza Company‘s Detroit Style Pizza. The rectangular shape stood out in a freezer of round pies, and the description on the front of the BBQ Recipe Pulled Pork + Bacon pizza drew me in. Smoky Sweet BBQ Sauce – Pulled Pork – Diced Ham – Applewood Smoked Bacon – … Continue reading Outsiders’ BBQ Recipe Pulled Pork + Bacon Detroit-style pizza is my new favorite

Charming Cleveland pizzeria Il Rione does what it does well

What: Il Rione, a pizzeria that serves New York-style pizza and salads. Where: 1303 W. 65th St., Cleveland When it’s open: 4 to 10 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday and 4 p.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday. Why you should go: The area right around Il Rione “has been referred to as the West Side Little Italy.” The restaurant has chosen to have a small menu they do really well, that … Continue reading Charming Cleveland pizzeria Il Rione does what it does well

Rego’s Brickhouse Pizza in Fairport Harbor is a pretty great neighborhood restaurant

What: Rego’s Brickhouse Pizza, a neighborhood family style Italian restaurant. Where it’s located: 326 New Fourth St., on the southwest corner of New Fourth Street and Plum Street in Fairport Harbor. When it’s open: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday. Why you should go: There are plenty of comparable places in this category … Continue reading Rego’s Brickhouse Pizza in Fairport Harbor is a pretty great neighborhood restaurant

Blaze Pizza a solid player in the fast-casual game

What: Blaze Pizza, a national chain fast-casual pizzeria, with two franchise locations in Northeast Ohio. Where it’s located: 9571 Mentor Ave., Mentor; and 5125 Dressler Road, Canton. When it’s open: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sunday through Thursday; 11 a.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday. Why you should go: With a build-your-own pizza option, customizable with over 30 toppings, guests of Blaze are sure to find something they enjoy. NBA … Continue reading Blaze Pizza a solid player in the fast-casual game