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An Impromptu New England Pizza Crawl

I swear I didn’t set out to make a pizza crawl out of the 8+ hour drive to Maine, but sometimes these things just happen. We had a wedding to attend on Saturday but had to make it in time for the rehearsal on Friday night, so rather than take chances with traffic, Anna and I hopped in the car and set out on Thursday night with no real plan. It had only been 24 hours since Slice Out Hunger’s $1 Pizza Party, so I would have been fine if I didn’t see a slice for a couple days… or so I thought. Any pizza nerd worth their sauce would have done exactly what I did. Here’s how it panned out.

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Stop #1: Colony Grill in Stamford, CT

This is just what happens when you’re driving through Connecticut on I-95. I don’t even think about it anymore; it’s automatic. “Do you want to get a quick bar pie?” Of course the answer is a resounding “YES!” We called in the order (my usual, a pie with hot oil on the whole thing and sausage on half) and it was ready about 5 minutes after we arrived. I love these bar pies because they’re like a little snack. Definitely not counting each slice in my pizza tracker. Delicious pie and perfect for the road. Colony Grill is a must-visit, but ALWAYS get hot oil on your pie!

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Stop #2: Mystic Pizza in Mystic, CT

When driving from Brooklyn to Ellsworth, Maine, it only makes sense to stop in the Connecticut town that has its own pizza movie. I hadn’t been to Mystic Pizza before so this was …read more

Source:: Scott Pizza Tours