Rome’s Fabled Bonci Pizza Will Soon Open a New Chicago Location in Lakeview

Apr 04, 2024 906

BY: Ashok Selvam

The third Chicago location of Bonci, the fabled Italian pizzeria from Rome, should open later this month in Lakeview at 3151 N. Broadway. Bonci features pizza al taglio, rectangular slices that are sold deli style — by its weight. Named after founder Gabrielle Bonci, the pizzeria features a light and airy crust topped with artisan ingredients. Thursday, April 18 is the scheduled opening date.

With pizzas like lemon ricotta and a vegan mushroom rosa, Americans only accustomed to U.S. chains may have been in for a jolt. Bonci — who has been featured on Netflix’s Chef’s Table — told Eater during a 2017 visit to Chicago that Italians enjoyed his pizza more as a snack versus how Americans consume pizza as a full meal. 

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SOURCE: https://chicago.eater.com

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