Detroit-style pizza will soon be coming to your home. Thunderbird Pies, a new ghost kitchen concept by the founders of Cane Rosso and Zoli’s, will be delivering pies all over Dallas-Fort Worth.
Pizza production will be handled by pizza chef Lee Huntzinger. Huntzinger is a World Pizza Champion known for his flavorful spins on old traditional favorites.
“Detroit-style pizzas might not look too different from the square Sicilians that we make at Zoli’s, but there are a few big changes that make them stand on their own,” Huntzinger said in a statement. “Detroits have a more prominent butter flavor due to the oil that lines the steel baking pans and the use of Wisconsin brick cheese, which has a higher butter fat content than traditional mozzarella. We also add white cheddar to the mix to give them even more flavor.”
Some of Thunderbird Pies’ offerings include the $22 Blind Pig, which is made with vodka sauce, Motor City sausage, caramelized onion, chili flakes and cherry peppers. A lighter choice is the Lafayette green with crispy eggplant, zucchini, roasted tomato, olives and pesto.
All the pies will be a 10-inch by 4-inch rectangle sliced into eight pieces in the fashion of Detroit pizza.
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