I don't mind Dominos, though. In the US, Dominos cuts their pizza party-style (in squares). This is unusual because although most of the independent pizzarias in Chicago cut it party-size (as is the style in Chicago), the corporate pizzarias always cut it pie-style. I suspect that Dominos is different from other pizza conglomorates because they're based in Michigan and perhaps the party-cut is common in Michigan too (Michigan being close to Chicago).
But yeah, sadly you just get pie-cut in the UK. I suppose if you asked they'd do it party-style. Certainly in the US, they'll cut it pie-style upon request. I think the difficulty with the UK is the doofuses at these places knowing what "party-cut" is.
I've also never seen a good independent pizza place in the UK. Well, there's an Italian place in Croydon which is pretty good but they're expensive. And it's Neopolitan-style pizza. Of course, all over the UK it's essentially Neopolital-style but this place seems authentic.
I was discussing with my ladyfriend the theory that an authentic Chicago-style pizzaria would clean up in London. She suggested that I should open up such a restaurant. It is tempting. How much does it cost to start a small pizarria? £250,000 according to some douche on Digitalspy. I might need a small loan if that's the case.
But another problem is finding somebody who knows how to make Chicago-style pizza. I might have to recruit from Chicago and this would add to the costs.
Certainly, I'd want somebody from Chicago to add to the authenticity, though. I saw a white English woman working at a Chinese place and it didn't inspire confidence. Also, the main Chinese place I order from has an Indian guy delivering. I don't know the ethnicity of the people cooking the food.
Anyway, it would be huge. People would love those three inch high pizzas and I'd be rolling in profit.
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