It’s now the end of October, which means it’s almost the end National Pizza Month 🙁 even though in our opinion, every month should recognize pizza. To help celebrate the end of this important holiday, Old Chicago had us in to dine on pizza (and beer).
Old Chicago is the newest addition to one of our favorite Dallas spots, Mockingbird Station. It also fills a void in the Dallas pizza scene – by serving up authentic Chicago (obviously) deep-dish pizza. When you can’t make the trip to the windy city, look no further than Old Chicago to see why #OldChicagoPizzaIsBetterThanYours.
If you’re not a deep dish fan, they also have a gluten-free crust and a thin crust, which is baked with ale, instead of water (because beer > water). The ale crust gives the pizza just a little extra flavor – it was a nice surprise!
Our favorite pizza, though, was the classic, deep-dish Old Chicago 7. Even if you’re team thin crust (us normally), you shouldn’t skip out on the deep dish when dining at Old Chicago. The crust is decadent and buttery, but light and chewy at the same time. We loved the mushrooms and thin red onions with the pepperoni and sausage on the Old Chicago 7. The pepperoni rolls were another favorite – you can’t go wrong with pepperoni and cheese rolled up into soft pizza dough.
The beer selection was also top-notch, offering a variety of draught and bottled craft beers, including seasonal options, like Revolver’s Cinnamon Girl and Southern Tier’s Pumking. The pizzas are also seasonal, with a Pizza from Hell, topped with three meats, buffalo sauce, Thai chili sauce, Sriracha, jalapeños, and Anaheim peppers.
If you’re looking for a new pizza and beer joint to throw into your mix, Old Chicago is definitely a good choice – plus, they have a solid happy hour AND are open until 2 a.m.
Cheers to turning every month into National Pizza Month!