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One Great Dish - Pizzetta with Roasted Fennel at Terzo Piano

By Anthony Todd in Food on Mar 24, 2011 7:00PM

2011_3_24Pizetta.jpg Last week, i was at Terzo Piano looking at cocktails, and I decided to stay for lunch. I don't usually think of art museums as pizza destinations, but when the crew behind Spiaggia is involved, I guess I should have higher expectations for their Italian specialities. This pizza (or pizzetta) blew me away. Normally made with home-made chorizo, last week's version was made with short ribs. Either way, the combination of roasted fennel, onions, meat and cheshire cheese made for the perfect lunch dish. The pizzetta ($16) is easily enough to feed two people. Go for it.

Terzo Piano is located at 159 E Monroe St., in the Modern Wing of the Art Institute.