'Ian's Pizza' on Serious Eats

Ian's Pizza: Built for Drunk College Students, But Good Enough for the Rest of Us

"Drunk customers would be far more likely to think that pizza toppings like mac and cheese are a good idea." Serious Eats contributor Daniel Zemans checks in with another piece of intel on the Windy City pizza scene. Daniel also blogs about Chicagoland pizza with his friends on the Chicago Pizza Club blog. —The Mgmt. Ian’s Pizza 3463 N. Clark Street, Chicago IL 60657 (map); 773-525-4580 Getting There: Red line to Addison, walk one block west and one block south; or Brown or Purple line to Belmont, walk 3 blocks north, including soft left onto Clark from Sheffield; or #22... More

Mac and Cheese Pizza: Ian's Pizza, Madison, Wisconsin

Photograph from John Kannenberg on Flickr I thought I had blogged about this crazy phenomenon already, but a search through the Slice archives brought up bupkes on it. The thing at right is a slice of pizza topped with mac and cheese. It's sold—where else?—in the Dairy State, Wisconsin, Madison, to be exact. At a joint called Ian's Pizza. The University of Wisconsin's Daily Cardinal gives some insight into the founder Ian Gurfield's motives: "Gurfield, a graduate from the University of Massachusetts, opened his first Ian’s location on Frances Street in 2001—when he was only 21 years old. He... More

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