As you can probably tell from our accents, Shannon and I are true blue Chicagoans while little Lisa is a born and bred Noo Yawka. Now you could sing a Patty Duke-style theme song about all the differences between the three of us, “Shannon adores a bit of gore, the color red, a severed head… but Lisa loves to rock n’ roll, French pastry makes her lose control! What a crazy pair!” I don’t know where my verse is, but it’s something about blood sports and Thai food.
Anyway, you’d think the fact that we’re foodies and we’re die-hard locals would mean we have an ongoing rivalry about pizza. New York vs Chicago deep dish – it’s a tale as old as time. But Lisa was a sport when he took her to Lou Malnati’s back in April, so we agreed to give real New York pizza a shot. Lisa, being Lisa, flew all the way to New York and back to bring it to us!
So here’s a quickie Snackventure with special guests Sandy and Stacie: