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For the next best pizza pie, Gayle packs her bags and heads to Phoenix, Arizona, home of Pizzeria Bianco—the most recommended pizza by Oprah viewers!

One of the things that makes this pizza so special is owner Chris Bianco's passion for his pie. He personally hand makes every pizza—sometimes more than 250 a night! Chris says serving the freshest pie possible is key to his success—so no take out or delivery! Which means, the wait for his "slice of heaven" can be lengthy—but that doesn't stop people from getting in line! "He pours his heart and soul into every pie," says one diner. "You taste his passion for the food."

Watch as Gayle gets the secrets of Bianco's pizza. Watch

Chris's strict pie policies go towards toppings as well—you won't find any pepperoni here. Instead, Chris uses sopressata, a pork sausage that he says "cooks down better." Other toppings include caramelized onions, smoked mozzarella and fennel sausage. Gayle's rating? "[It was] unlike anything I've ever tasted. ... It had me at hello."
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FROM: The Best Pizza in America
Published on November 01, 2006

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