If you’re looking for a crowd-pleasing, no-nonsense meal that’s quintessentially American, look no further than Saint Louis pizza. With its unique presentation and unorthodox blend of ingredients, St. Louis–style pizza is in a world apart from its Italian, Chicago, and New York cousins. On a traditional St. Louis pie, meats, veggies, and Provel processed cheese cover a cracker-thin, unleavened crust edge-to-edge, with pieces cut into manageable squares instead of wedges. Plenty of restaurants in St. Louis serve up the city’s iconic Italian-American dish, but perhaps the best-known place for the city’s own version of pizza is Imo’s, a regional institution that serves up St. Louis pizza and wings, as well as toasted ravioli and Provel cheese by the block.

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