Italy’s Renowned Bonci Pizzeria Debuts in Chicago

Gabriele Bonci, arguably Italy's most popular pizza maker, has expanded to the U.S.

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While Chicago has plenty of pizzerias, the city hasn’t experienced the sublime topping combos that debut today at Bonci Pizzeria. Gabriele Bonci, the founder of the world-famous Italian restaurant — the pizzarium — feels Rome and Chicago share similar urban demographics and that will make his pizza a winner in America; this is Bonci’s first location outside of Italy. Customers in Europe endure long lines seeking Bonci’s Roman-style pizza al taglio, sliced up with scissors and sold by the weight. It’s one of Eater’s Essential Roman restaurants.

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