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Famous Chicagoans: Where are they now?

Famous Chicagoans: Where are they now?

We know you know just how awesome Chicago is. After all, it's home to the best deep-dish pizza and the most extraordinary architecture. It's also one of the greatest cultural hubs in the United States, with thousands of diverse people bringing life to the busy...

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How to Clean a Pizza Stone

How to Clean a Pizza Stone

If you've ever tried replicating your favorite pizzeria's pizza at home and ended up with a less-than-pleasant crust, you're not alone. When pizzas are made in a brick or wood-fired oven with high heat, the crust gets crispy without overcooking the toppings. It's hard...

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What country eats the most pizza? You may be surprised

What country eats the most pizza? You may be surprised

It's no surprise that pizza is a popular dish around the world. This fast-food favorite has traveled extensively with immigrants and found a welcoming home nearly everywhere that it's landed. While you might expect the United States to take the lead in global pizza...

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How to Make Chicago-Style Deep-Dish Pizza

How to Make Chicago-Style Deep-Dish Pizza

If you have ever sunk your teeth into a Chicago-style deep-dish pizza, you surely must remember the savory experience your taste buds indulged in: generous layers of meat, vegetables, and gooey, melty mozzarella cheese, all married together with a sauce of crushed...

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How Many Carbs and Calories in a Slice of Pizza?

How Many Carbs and Calories in a Slice of Pizza?

Pizza brings together multiple food groups into one dish, and oh, what a dish it is. It's also calorie-dense because it is based on dough smothered in tomato sauce and cheese that "glue" the toppings to the crust. Even if you're watching your diet closely, you can...

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Where to Eat In Wicker Park

Where to Eat In Wicker Park

Chicago is home to 77 defined community areas and more than 200 distinct community neighborhoods. One of these unique neighborhoods is Wicker Park, which is home to approximately 26,000 residents. It sits west of the Kennedy Expressway, east of Humboldt Park, and...

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Why Is Chicago Called The Second City?

Why Is Chicago Called The Second City?

Image via Flickr by Conal Gallagher Chicago goes by many names. Depending on which part of the country you're from, you may know one or more of these nicknames. It's known as the Windy City, Mud City, Chi-Town, City by the Lake, Heart of America, The 312, or The City...

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What To Do In Chicago This Weekend

What To Do In Chicago This Weekend

Chicago is a huge city filled with cultural treasures, including a thriving art scene, world-class architecture, renowned museums, and authentic deep-dish pizza. If you're lucky enough to call the Windy City home, then you're surely going to want to take advantage of...

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Why Is Chicago Called the Windy City?

Why Is Chicago Called the Windy City?

Image via Flickr by Ben Sutherland Sometimes, nicknames come about in the funniest of ways. Every state in the U.S. has a nickname that typically showcases one of its well-known features. For instance, Illinois is known as "The Prairie State" for its abundance of...

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How Many Slices in a Large Pizza

How Many Slices in a Large Pizza

If you're planning to throw a party, you might worry about having enough food to feed all your guests. Pizza is one of the most convenient foods to serve as it involves very little preparation and most people love it. When you're making your party plans, the pizza...

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