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Post by The Pantry on 2017-05-05, 09:32

Rochester Rd/Big Beaver and 15 & Mound are solid.

Would not go to 17 & Ryan again
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Post by The Pantry on 2017-05-18, 22:29

Someone at work today mentioned a place called Tania's in Royal Oak.  Proverbial light bulb went off in my head.

First house was in RO between 12 & 13 and Main & Crooks.  Best pizza nearby was Nero's at 13 & Main but they sold the place and the pizza was never the same.  Sold the house in '91 but remember trying Tania's pizza (13 & Crooks) thinking it was pretty good.  

Still there after 30 years and on my to-do-again list

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Post by WhiteBoyHatcher on 2017-05-19, 09:01

I've had Tania's a handful of times. Lots of people rave about it but I don't really find it that great. It's edible for sure. The catch is that it's a "stuffed" pizza, and those aren't really common around here and so I think people think it's awesome. It's basically just a regular ol' round pizza with another crust/dough on top. Everything about the pizza itself is quite average.

Occasionally I will get a hankerin for a stuffed pizza (I love the one they make at Spagnuolo's) and other than Tania's one of the only places around here that I can find that makes one is Georgio's in downtown Rochester. It's pretty good and their pizza is pretty quality overall. My only problem with Georgio's is they won't make their stuffed pizza to order. It comes with ham, genoa salami, pepperoni, Italian sausage, meatballs and provolone. Period. Not my select set of ingredients.

On another note, if you haven't tried Crispelli's, it's very good. I picked some pizza and other food up from there for Mother's Day. I didn't realize until I went to pick up that they also make a Detroit style. I will be trying that at some point in the not too distant future.

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Post by WhiteBoyHatcher on 2017-05-19, 17:27

And on another note, Gumby's in EL is closing. I guess it's now Goombah's?

Their pizza was always sub par but they were the only ones delivering untiil 4 AM. And Pokey Stix.

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Post by WhiteBoyHatcher on 2017-05-25, 22:48

http://www.freep.com/story/news/2017/05/26/pepperoni-lawsuit/347564001/

I don't understand. This reeks of bullshit. Even in Dearborn, did this guy think Little Caesar's was gonna source some Halal beef pepperoni? Did they claim it was Halal beef pepperoni? I think once you saw the red fucking pepperoni you would realize it was standard LC 'roni and not eat it. Beef pepp is darker. A chain like LC is not gonna go out of their way and source Halal beef pepperoni.


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Post by The Pantry on 2017-05-26, 09:17

Halal beef bacon is actually very good
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Post by The Pantry on 2017-05-31, 23:24

Gotta give another prop to Buscemi's. Been bored with chicken salads available everywhere. They were cool taking my order for a salad not on the menu.

Were somewhat amused but seemed to be seriously thinking when I picked it up and said they should put it on the menu. I named it the Philly Cheesesteak Salad:

Lettuce mix
Rib-eye (used on their steak subs)
Provolone
Onions
Green pepper
Mushrooms

Was delicious with Italian dressing on the side


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Post by The Pantry on 2017-06-01, 19:47

Cheesesteak salad was good, considering they made it for first time, but needs some work next time.

Steak was sliced too thin, chopped too small, and not medium rare like I asked. Provolone was cut too big, as were the mushrooms. Green pepper and onions were sliced about right.



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Post by Floyd Robertson on 2017-06-01, 19:56

The Pantry wrote:Rochester Rd/Big Beaver and 15 & Mound are solid.

Would not go to 17 & Ryan again

17 & Ryan used to just be an independent liquor store IIRC until they slapped a Buscemi's sign on it about 6-7 years ago. I wouldn't really consider it a Buscemi's, and I bet a Buscemi's doesn't even bother to inspect the quality.
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Post by The Pantry on 2017-06-01, 20:28

Floyd Robertson wrote:
The Pantry wrote:Rochester Rd/Big Beaver and 15 & Mound are solid.

Would not go to 17 & Ryan again

17 & Ryan used to just be an independent liquor store IIRC until they slapped a Buscemi's sign on it about 6-7 years ago. I wouldn't really consider it a Buscemi's, and I bet a Buscemi's doesn't even bother to inspect the quality.
Yeah. Nothing about that store seems clean.
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Post by gHost Spartan on 2017-06-01, 21:13

Coincidentally I'm eating a fresh out of the oven personal pizza tonight omg so fucking good
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Post by The Pantry on 2017-07-06, 20:42

Good news. Work switched up the Jets order today. Got Jetzee's today in addition to the usual pizzas and salad.

The Italian Jetzee was actually pretty good this time. Apparently Jets has reworked it. The pizza/bread wasn't as thick as before, bringing the balance of bread and filling more in line.

Going to order an Italian Jetzee soon and add pepperoni and mushrooms to it.
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Post by The Pantry on 2017-07-14, 22:02

Not pizza related.

Phone ordered subs from Ventimiglia's today. Been there before, but not at lunchtime. Place was semi-crazy. Tables outside in front were full. At least 40 people inside the store, all waiting at the deli counter for subs

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Post by LooseGoose on 2017-08-09, 17:00

Little Caesars moves ahead....

Skip the counter with Little Caesars new 'Reserve-N-Ready' service

According to the company, this service features a breakthrough device called the Pizza Portal, the first heated, self-service mobile order pick-up station in the quick service restaurant industry.

Customers can now get hot, freshly-prepared custom products in their hands seconds after they walk in the store using an automated, self-service hot-holding technology.

The Reserve-N-Ready uses the convenience of mobile ordering, pre-payment and heated self-service pick up to create a new experience for customers.

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Post by The Pantry on 2017-08-09, 17:30

LooseGoose wrote:Little Caesars moves ahead....

Skip the counter with Little Caesars new 'Reserve-N-Ready' service
Interesting test markets.  14 stores around Tucson (?)...and one store in Troy that's on my way home from work.  Might check it out.

Too bad that location would not accommodate a drive-thru setup.

Little Caesars' Reserve-N-Ready quickens pizza pickup at Troy store
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Post by Floyd Robertson on 2017-08-10, 08:56

Not a fan of frozen pizza but this is still a tragedy.

ABC News‏Verified account @ABC  33s34 seconds ago
18-wheeler containing frozen DiGiorno and Tombstone pizzas crashes, spilling the pies across an Arkansas highway. http://abcn.ws/2usJnRu 
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Post by Death Roe on 2017-08-10, 09:27

People in that area will be getting some free pizzas for sure.

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Post by The Pantry on 2017-08-10, 18:28

The Pantry wrote:
LooseGoose wrote:Little Caesars moves ahead....

Skip the counter with Little Caesars new 'Reserve-N-Ready' service
Interesting test markets.  14 stores around Tucson (?)...and one store in Troy that's on my way home from work.  Might check it out.

Too bad that location would not accommodate a drive-thru setup.

Little Caesars' Reserve-N-Ready quickens pizza pickup at Troy store
Downloaded the LC app and went to order a pizza on my phone. Got to the checkout and it said the store was closed. They must be having technical issues with the fancy new oven.

Dinner plan B: Went to the Taco Bell near my house to pick up 3 crunchy tacos. Discovered that location raised prices again. $1.59 for a plain taco. Talked with the kid at the window and he said the store is a franchise and sets their own prices. Said he won't even eat there. Corporate TB's like the one on Rochester Rd sell the taco for $1.29. Boycotting that TB (18 & Dequindre) for the foreseeable future.

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Post by WhiteBoyHatcher on 2017-08-12, 03:35

I can't believe I'm still awake. My kids love LC and we were watching the neighbor's kid tonight. LC it is. I downloaded the app and the whole process was pretty seamless. 3 digit code. Boop boop boop. Pizza and bread served up. Unfortunately it's still Little Caesar's but hey the kids seem to dig it.

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