Fast Food

Beau Jo's Pizza: After forty years, don't go changing....

I'm not at all sorry I missed being an adult in the 1970s. There were terrible fashion trends with bell bottom pants and clogs with heels, and worse hairstyles with that feathered look; the porn was all sweaty and hairy, and the food trends were...well, Irma Rombauer's Joy of Cooking came out and fondue was a thing, so maybe the entire decade wasn't all bad.

Colorado's own Beau Jo's Pizza was born in 1973. When I learned that it was celebrating its fortieth anniversary in April, I decided to get a taste of the pies that managed to survive both the Watergate era and Billy Joel's good recording years.

See also: - Beau Jo's celebrates its fortieth anniversary with $19.73 pies and free pizza for a year - Beau Jo's Colorado-style pizza includes dairy-free cheese and other veggie options - Best Pizza -- Colorado Style - 2003: Beau Jo's

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Jenn Wohletz
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