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Quirky oblong shape; coal-fired oven taste; simple, classic, high-quality ingredients; a mandatory ugly dessert; a superlative accolade from a renowned pizza reviewer – just a few of the many good reasons to get familiar with one of Metro Detroit’s best pies.

This installment of the Detroit Pizza Tour takes us to the charming near-Detroit suburb of Grosse Pointe Woods…. Right there on Mack Avenue, near the Original Pancake House and right by a cute yarn shop, is the delightful storefront of DiNoto’s Genuine Italian with a welcoming red awning. When we entered Dinoto’s we were confronted […]

I can see why the Green Lantern is so beloved. If I lived closer, it would certainly be a regular stop, as I really appreciated the warm, intimate ambiance. If you like a pub atmosphere and a truly traditional pizza that has stood the test of time, the Green Lantern Lounge will hit the spot.

Not a romantic restaurant, but more of a place to bring the kids or catch the game in the bar. The ambiance is truly Detroit – no Chicago wanna-be pizzas here. Bottom line: Shield’s pizza truly rocks and is an excellent specimen of the Detroit Pizza style.

Great things are said about Pizza Papalis, which has five locations in metro Detroit, so I was excited to give it a try. After a visit to their website, I was prepared to be faced with Chicago-style pie, which I must admit is not my favorite. But I went to PizzaPapalis with an open mind and an empty stomach.

Detroit Pizza Tour

Inspired by a story on the best pizzas in metro Detroit, I have decided to make a goal of two pizza places a month for a year to get an accurate education in Detroit pizza.