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Pequod’s tops Yelp Elite Squad’s Pizza list

Pequod’s Pizza, which has locations in Chicago and Morton Grove, is the nation’s favorite pizza, according to Yelp Elite Squad’s 2024 Top Pizza Spots. Pequod’s has a unique take on the traditional deep-dish pizza: The crust is made by placing a ring of mozzarella around the rim of the pan, which caramelizes as the pizza cooks, TimeOut reported. Pequod’s was the brainchild of the late Burt Katz, who brought his signature caramelized crust to his new establishment from the now-closed Gullivers Pizza & Pub in Chicago’s Rogers Park neighborhood. Katz stayed at Pequod’s until 1986, when he sold the business …

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