While the main research focus in the lab is phonetics, we also have a long-standing research project exploring pizza places (this is not a serious research project but is almost as much fun as phonetics!). On this page, we document our pizza adventures. Below are links to each blog post and a map of all the pizza places we’ve had the privilege to sup (that we can remember).
Scoring: The goal is to keep this simple. Each place we visit is scored on a 1-10 scale, with 10 indicating a place where the pizza is so good that we would be tempted to set up shop in the restaurant and 1 indicating a place that we probably wouldn’t return to. We also indicate the type of crust.
- Prague PizzaI was in Prague in August and made it to a few pizza places. I have to say that I enjoyed all the pizza I had in Prague. I was super impressed because the quality was generally excellent from the pizza-by-the-slice place to the Mom&Pop place that I tried. Here they are with ratings: Pizza… Read more: Prague Pizza
- Rocket Pie PizzaIn Canmore, a small town in the Canadian Rockies, you can find an excellent place to get a pie. We tried 4 different thin-crust pizzas here. We liked the toppings and flavor combinations but what really stood out about this pizza was the excellent crust. Rating: 8.5
- PizziclettaPizzacletta is a wood-fired pizza joint in Flagstaff, AZ. They have lovely thin-crust pizza and you can taste the smoke in the pizza.Rating: 8
- Mucho Pizzeria BarcelonaOften listed as one of the best pizza places in Barcelona, my expectations were high going into this one. After reading that it is run by Michelin star chef Jordi Vilà and award-winning fifth-generation bread-maker Xevi Ramon, they were even higher. I ordered the “pizza mil dimonis” (Pizza of a thousand demons), and it may… Read more: Mucho Pizzeria Barcelona