4
| Dish |

Dishes of DISH: Patxi's Chicago-style, deep-dish pizzas

^
Keep Westword Free
I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of Denver and help keep the future of Westword free.

On Sunday, September 22,DISH will dish out food and drinks from dozens of Cafe Society's favorite restaurants and trucks, as well as Best of Denver readers' winners, in the Sculpture Park at the Denver Performing Arts Complex. Joining the lineup this year: Patxi's, which will be dishing out two deep-dish pizzas created by co-founder and executive chef Patxi Azpiroz. See also: Chef and Tell with Patxi Azpiroz, chef of Patxi's Pizza, on eating fried worms and pesto pizza proposals

At DISH, Patxi's will be serving samples of both its Classic Meat (shown above) and Spinach-Pesto Chicago-style deep dish pizzas -- restaurant's specialty.

Says Patxi's: "These are two examples of our authentic Chicago "stuffed" pizza -- our flagship pie. This is a deep dish pizza with a layer of crust on the bottom, followed by toppings and cheese, all covered by another thin layer of dough, topped with our homemade sauce. Our vegetarian offering for this year's DISH is a Spinach-Pesto slice, which features a basil-garlic-parmesan pesto. Our meat selection will feature all-natural pepperoni and garlic-fennel sausage from Zoe's Meats in Petaluma, California. Our Chicago-style pies are prepared and cooked in a deep dish pan and, in our restaurants, they are also available in a whole wheat dough."

Both pizzas are on the regular menu. Patxi's also makes an Italian-style, thin-crust pizza using "00" flour, and any of its Chicago-style deep dish combos can be created in a thin- crust version.

Patxi's opened two stores in the metro area in 2012, including one in Cherry Creek; the California-based company will open a third location on 17th Street in downtown Denver later this year.

DISH runs from 1:30 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Sunday 22. (VIP ticket-holders get in at noon.) For more information about Westword's annual celebration of the Denver dining scene, including how to buy tickets, visit our 2013 Westword DISH site


Keep Westword Free... Since we started Westword, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Denver, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Denver with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.

 

Join the Westword community and help support independent local journalism in Denver.

 

Join the Westword community and help support independent local journalism in Denver.