Review Preview: The Good Pie

by

comment
MASSIMO FINIZIO, VIA WIKIMEDIA COMMONS
  • Massimo Finizio, via Wikimedia Commons
This week I visit the Good Pie, the new Neapolitan-style pizza restaurant in Midtown.
One day, when I'm an old, retired restaurant critic, as fat as a zeppelin and hobbled by gout, I'll throw the grandkids into the hovercar and take them on a tour of St. Louis pizza past. I'll show them the Mixed Martial Arts arena where the first Imo's once stood and the Francis Slay Spaceport atop the Hill. We'll pay our respects at the memorial to the victims of the Provel Riots of 2041, after President Chelsea Clinton banned processed cheese. And then, just when the little ankle biters start whining about how this is the most boring thing ever and I'm so hungry, I'll point the 'car toward the Albert Pujols Expressway and say, with an avuncular chuckle, "You kids are lucky to have been born in the 21st century."

"Because we can live on the moon?"

"Because a clone can be elected president?"

"Because we cured cancer?"

"No, no, no." (I hope, by then, to have learned patience.) "Because you can get a decent pizza right here in your hometown."
Check back here tomorrow to see what I think.

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Riverfront Times Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the Riverfront Times Club for as little as $5 a month.