An example of a Quad-City style pizza. (Times file photo)

The Quad-Cities is again in the spotlight. As least, its own special brand of pizza — dubbed Quad-Cities style— is, quickly gaining national attention thanks to a article this week in the Washington Post.

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Greg Mohr, originally of Rock Island and now from the Chicago area, is mentioned in the article. Mohr and his business partner, Scott Weiner, have introduced Quad-Cities style pizza to the Windy City.

“Deep dish is certainly the most popular tourist pizza but not the go-to pizza for most locals,” Mohr said is quoted as saying.

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So what is Quad-Cities style pizza?  It's a pie made with a heavy malt syrup-laced, that gives the dough a decidedly rich flavor, forming the base for a pizza that also features tomato sauce and finely ground sausage, both distinctively spiced to form layers of flavor.

What's your favorite Quad-City pizza? Tell us in the comment box below.


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