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My Pizza Peel Won’t Replace Anthony’s


On March 2, Denver welcomed another pizza spot to the downtown market, My Pizza Peel. And the shop, which gave away 1,250 free slices on opening day, has garnered a healthy following.

When I stopped in last week, the eatery was jammed. A quick survey of the packed tables indicated that the New York-style pies and calzones were the draw–as opposed to the pasta dishes–so I ordered accordingly.

Although my two slices were cheesy and chewy, and perfectly foldable, I wished they spent a couple more minutes in the oven. The verdict: the Peel’s pizza isn’t quite as addictive and authentic as nearby Anthony’s Pizza, but it’s more than adequate in a pinch.

1645 Stout St., 720-974-7777

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