BOSTON (CBS) — Coal firing is literally the hottest trend in pizza currently.
In 1943, deep dish pizza was invented at Pizzeria Uno in Chicago. Today, it’s a Boston-based company with over 140 restaurants across the globe.READ MORE: 'It Was My Dream': Bill Shields Retires After 41 Years At WBZ
At Rock ‘n Coal in Bellingham, the state-of-the-art rotating oven produces pies with a crispy, thin, and well done crust. The toppings range from traditional pepperoni to spicy buffalo chicken with blue cheese.
Slab Restaurant in Portland, Maine is one of the only restaurants in America that serves authentic, Sicilian-style pizza, featuring artisan dough mixed by hand.READ MORE: COVID Vaccine Booster Shots Ready To Go For Those Eligible In Massachusetts
The handmade pizza contains high quality ingredients. It offers a different taste that cannot be easily duplicated.
We’ll also visit dozens of fantastic local pizzerias during the Phantom Gourmet Pregame Marathon on Sunday, Feb. 7, from 10:30 a.m. until kickoff.MORE NEWS: Fourth Stimulus Check: Is Another Relief Payment Coming?
Watch Phantom Gourmet on Saturdays and Sundays at 10:30 and 11 a.m. on myTV38.