After the visit to the John Hancock Center, it was time to get a bite. A real bite. Enough of popcorns no matter how good they are.
So I walked a few short blocks south to Giordano’s Pizzeria.
Giordano’s Pizzeria is famous for their Stuffed Pizza. For a while I was confused over Deep Dish Pizza and Stuffed Pizza — just the same thing with a different name. My friends insisted they are different and I gotta try both.
Ordering was an intimidating affair. I was not familiar with the menu and the folks who took the order were taking orders very fast. They did not seem like the type who will spend time explaining the menu to me. This is Chicago, this is not Vancouver.
Whether you are eating in or having it to go, you order from the same counter. There were just a lot of people milling around the area either waiting for their to go order or for a table.
So the timid Ben stood back in a safe distance and take his own sweet time to try to decide what he wanted.
The first item on the menu is usually their best selling item but it’s only cheese. It was cheese, cheese, cheese, and cheese options on top.
Then it was the “Special”. Hmmm … OK maybe the special. I was thinking the Spinach would be nice because it does take away the sourness in the tomato sauce. Shrimp would be great too as it will be sweeter. Tropic Delight … oh, it was hard to decide. Vegi — out of the question for a sworn meatatarian like me.
I finally decided to go with the “Special” simply because it is the priciest … and hence fully loaded.
It was a nice casual dining area. The pizza took a while to come to the table. It was OK as I … (more…)