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.
The city so synonymous with a certain style of pizza will be getting a taste of the Quad-Cit…
“Deep dish is certainly the most popular tourist pizza but not the go-to pizza for most locals,” Mohr said is quoted as saying.
According to Greg Mohr of Roots Handmade Pizza, here's what goes into a "Quad-Cities style" pizza:
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.
Here's the recipe for Q-C style pizza.
Editori's note: Originally published in Sept. 2014. Here's the Quad-Cities claim to fame on …
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