While the main research focus in the lab is phonetics, we also have a long standing research project exploring pizza places (this is not a serious research project but is almost as much fun as phonetics!). On this page we document our pizza adventures. Below are links to each blog post and a map of all the pizza places we’ve had the privilege to sup (that we can remember).

Scoring: The goal is to keep this simple. Each place we visit is scored on a 1-10 scale, with 10 indicating a place where the pizza is so good that we would be tempted to set up shop in the restaurant and 1 indicating a place that we probably wouldn’t return to. We also indicate the type of crust.



Pizzacletta is a wood-fired pizza joint in Flagstaff, AZ. They have lovely thin crust pizza that they cook in a wood-fired oven. You can taste the smoke on in the pizza.Rating: 8

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Mucho Pizzeria Barcelona

Often listed as one of the best pizza places in Barcelona, my expectations were high going into this one. After reading that it is run by Michelin star chef Jordi Vilà and award-winning fifth-generation bread-maker Xevi Ramon, they were even higher. I ordered the “pizza mil dimonis” (Pizza of a thousand demons), and it may […]

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Great Canadian Pizza

Tried Great Canadian Pizza in Edmonton. We were impressed, for the price this is quality of the pizza was excellent. This is definitely a place to go back to.Rating: 7.5

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