Food & Drink

Why Deep Dish Can't Be Considered Pizza in a Court of Law

Published On 10/11/2016 Published On 10/11/2016
Sean Cooley/Thrillist
This is the final nail in the coffin for the prosecution. For Scalia, pizza began and ended at Neapolitan-style pizza. Since deep dish pizza isn’t Neapolitan, it’s not real pizza. Case closed.
Given the fact that pizza, by its nature, has changed so much over the years -- remember, it didn’t even come with cheese until relatively recently -- perhaps deep dish's innovation and creativity is a necessary element to the definition of pizza today.