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Pizza Places that Rock & Pizza Industry Statistics – July 2013

By Pizza Today

Pizza Places that Rock & Pizza Industry Statistics - July 2013

By Pizza Today Staff

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// Community Pie / Cult Pizza / Next Door Pizza & Pub

Community Pie
850 Market Street #100
Chattanooga, Tennessee 37402
(423) 486-1743

This Neapolitan pizzeria opened at the beginning of the year in downtown Chattanooga promoting weekly pizza, lunch and happy hour specials. A Margherita Pizza and two side salads for $16 highlights the lunch specials. Rotating pizzas have included the Chorizo Pie with Mexican-style sausage, fresh jalapeño, fire-roasted Poblano peppers, mozzarella and local chipotle-infused honey and the Beef Short Rib Pizza with San Marzano tomato sauce, caramelized onions, au jus and micro greens. Salads like the Raw Kale mixed with sliced almonds, cranberries, Parmesan and champagne vinaigrette can be ordered for one at $5 or for the table at $10. It also boasts house-made gelato with flavors like Milk & Honey, Fresh Mint, Clementine Sorbet, Abita Root Beer, Nutella and Poached Pear Sorbet.

Cult Pizza
10 Jefferson Ave SE
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503
(616) 490-4911

“Join the Cult,” this farm-to-table artisan pizzeria asks of its regulars. At $150 per year, Cult members receive one free pizza per month, a limited Cult member T-shirt and 10 percent off any purchase made throughout the year. It adds up to quite the savings for customers with pizzas averaging $15 to $22 and it guarantees repeat business for the pizzeria. Any of Cult’s pies are eligible for the deal including its Spicy Basil Pizza with a buffalo-seasoned pepper sauce base, fresh arugula, basil, maple cashews, shredded beets on a jalapeño crust and the Black Bean and Egg Pizza with a Cuban black bean base, spinach, spiced walnuts, feta and goat cheese on an herbed crust.

Next Door Pizza & Pub
3385 SW Fascination Drive
Lees Summit, Missouri 64081
(816) 763-1200

Next Door infuses excitement surrounding each night of the week by promoting typically slow nights with “Kids Eat Free” Monday night, Takeout Tuesday specials, Craft Beer Wednesday specials and Trivia nights. With optional Chicago-style or New York-style thin crust, the pizza menu features pies like the N9ne with pepperoni, Italian sausage, bacon, buffalo chicken, red onion, red pepper, jalapeño and cheese and Death by Bacon with bacon, candied bacon and bacon jam. Next Door has created some original wing sauces for its bone-in and boneless chicken wings like Puerta, smothered in queso, fresh jalapeno and chopped bacon and the ’Fredo, tossed in a creamy Afredo sauce. Next Door also offers fries and chips, seasoned with Cajun, Parmesan or even Poutine with slow roasted, beer-braised pork, gravy and cheese.