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          2010 Pizzalympics results

          Meredith Collier

          Issue date: 4/9/10 Section: News
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          As springtime finally graces the campus of Case Western Reserve University, the warm weather brings along the promise of summer - but also the guarantee of finals week. With all the stress of exams, it's easy to reach for the usual junk food from vending machines only to feel the unhappy growl of hunger a few hours later. Why not reach for something delicious to munch on during study time instead? Thanks to senior Keith Lupton, a Case School of Engineering USG representative, students have a list of the top-rated pizza places on and around campus. Lupton organized the third annual Pizzalympics last October to help students in their quest for the perfect pizza. A panel of judges and students blind taste-tested pizza from several restaurants across the Cleveland area and ranked the pizzas based on smell, taste, visual appeal, quality of toppings, and a myriad of other categories. Here are the results (along with comments from student taste-testers) just in time for finals.

          Student Choice Awards

          1st: Pizza BoGo
          "Flavors blend amazingly. I have never had anything like it before."


          2nd: Dewey's
          "The sauce was great. I loved the zingy taste."

          3rd: Donato's
          "Good balance of colors and topping distribution. Cheese smells quite appetizing."

          4th: Bon Appetite
          "What do you guys put in this cheese…amazingness?!"



          Blind Rating

          1st: Jolly Scholar
          "Good mixture of toppings. Each added something new to the flavor."


          2nd: Dewey's
          "Loved everything about it!"

          3rd: Donato's
          "It looks like something that just came out of a volcano...I like it!"

          4th: Bon Appetite
          "The tomato slices were very classy and flavorful."



          Public Rating

          1st: Pizza BoGo
          "Very appealing look and the smell was wonderful."


          2nd: Donato's
          "Smelled as good as it tasted - ten out of ten!"

          3rd: Mama Santa's
          "Delicious. A Cleveland favorite."

          4th: Dewey's
          "The toppings were genius."
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