The pizza at Costco isn't what you would call "great", at least by broader worldwide pizza standards. You wouldn't be like, "Hey Grade-School Soccer Team, let's all celebrate today's win with a nice big Costco pizza!" But you could well be like, "Hey honey, let's make amends for that fight we had in the detergent section with some amply sized slices featuring what definitely appears to be cheese sitting atop some almost alarmingly (yet also addictively?) soft dough.
Costco pizza is a clear product of its time and place. And its place is Costco, its time is whenever you have a minute to pull your overstuffed cart over. It serves this moment in your life near perfectly. And for that, it deserves a second of your recognition. Or at least a casual head nod as you plan your escape from the store.
Oh, and get the plain cheese, as the toppings only dilute this pizza's bargain-basement greatness. Trust us. We ate every hypnotizing inch of it.