A pair of skilled fists punches a glob of dough, effortlessly spins it in the air, and plops it on the counter. After crowning the doughy disk with marinara, a medley of mozzarella and provolone cheese, and dashes of spiced parmesan, the hands grasp a wooden paddle to transport their creation to the stone oven to incubate until the sauces sizzle and cheeses ooze over the crispy crust. Since 1993, the chefs at Uncle Joe's Pizzeria have been following these simple steps to create pizzas that now parade to tables in 18 specialty flavors daily or one racy piece of pepperoni when the chefs aren't looking. Along with pizza, each of the four locations sate tastes for the Mediterranean with salads, gyros, and calzones, whose flavors carefully balance with glasses of beer, wine, and bubbly soda.
Papa Murphy’s serves up a tasty menu of handmade take ‘n’ bake pizzas using dough, cheese, meats, and veggies that are freshly prepared every day. After customers choose their pie, Papa Murphy's slice slingers build the pizza in-store and package it for customers to bake at home in the oven, in a pottery kiln, or over a pile of burning cookbooks. Customers can select one of Papa Murphy's signature pizzas or customize their 'za to a more specific taste, choosing from four sauces, three crusts, and more than 20 toppings available.
Domino’s has been decorating dough canvases with flavorful sauces, an assortment of cheeses, and high-quality toppings that range from classic to unconventional since 1960. Domino’s dough is tossed daily and stretched by human hands, not by clumsy catapults and model airplanes flying in opposite directions. Treat friends to a tasteful feast by checking the online menu and crafting a custom masterpizza with Domino's wide range of ingredients. Famished diners too starved to choose their own toppings can select from Domino’s American Legends, featuring signature flavors from throughout the land. Pizzas such as the Pacific Veggie, Honolulu Hawaiian, or Wisconsin 6 Cheese impart all the delicious diversity of a road trip without the hassle of decoding an atlas. Nonpizza food includes pastas, sandwiches, and breadsticks.
Every pizza begins as a blank canvas of white or whole-wheat crust at Pizza Man. From there, the cooks forge custom pies by layering the dough with more than 20 and toppings, which include jalapeños, pepperoni, vine-ripened tomatoes, and vine-ripened anchovies. Their pizza-building method has earned the eatery a gold medal from the Anchorage Daily News' Best Alaska Award every year since 2009. The rest of the menu's pages feature a comforting array of pizzeria staples that ranges from baked ziti to meatball subs to salads that customers select from the menu or can assemble from a 30-item salad bar. To accompany these homestyle Italian meals, the servers sling drafts of domestic and craft beers, loading down tables with pitchers, 12-ounce mugs, and hefty 32-ounce schooners of frosty brews.
At each of Kobe Teppayaki House’s tables stands an experienced chef crowned in a blue hat, ready to dazzle guests. The chef animatedly tosses salt and pepper shakers and smooches small bursts of flames to sizzling pieces of steak, shrimp, and veggies. The eatery aims to entertain patrons as these showmanship-endowed chefs play with the food during cooking displays at teppanyaki tables, while the panel of diners rates each culinary stunt by slathering a number onto the backs of their plates. Less rowdy dishes include udon, tempura, and sushi creations. An all-you-can-eat lunch buffet fills patron’s four stomachs with teppanyaki eats and sushi rolls.
The Original Capones Pizza speedily whips up hand-tossed and deep-dish pizzas, sub sandwiches, and other Italian-inspired edibles for carryout and delivery (delivery fees not included with this Groupon). Dough decorators excite spice receptors with the Ranchero chicken specialty pizza⎯swaths of fresh pico de gallo and jalapeño aioli saddling a blend of black beans and chicken ($16.99/medium). Pizzas become calzones when folded in half, stromboli sandwiches ($13.99/small; $16.99/large) when hugged, and ineffective mirrors when mounted above a bathroom sink. Crusty 14-inch meatball parmigiana subs ($12.99) and buffalo wings ($9.99/12) provide portable sauce receptacles, and Pepsi products in cans ($1) and 2-liter bottles ($3) tackle thirsts with carbonation like NFL linemen swaddled in bubble wrap.