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Planning Pizza For Your Super Bowl Party? Local Pies and Expert Tips

Use Brookfield Patch's business directory to place your order for the big game.

Super Bowl Sunday may not actually be the biggest day of the year for pizza sales, but it's always in the top five, says Jeremy White, the editor-in-chief of Pizza Today magazine.

“Halloween, the day before Thanksgiving and Super Bowl Sunday are all big days for pizza,” White said. “It varies from year to year, with New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day rounding out the top five days."

At any rate, White is certainly a big advocate of ordering a few pies to enhance your Super Bowl viewing enjoyment.

“You definitely want to have pizza and a few good drinks on hand to avoid any letdown in game,” White joked.

Tips for rounding out your Super Bowl party

At the risk of sounding cheesy, White gets right to the crust of the matter when it comes to pizza and offers these tips.

  • Pizza delivers variety: “The great thing about pizza is it is the most customizable food dish in the world,” White said. When ordering party pies, offer diversity in sauces and toppings. Everything from pineapple to shrimp can be placed on a pizza.
  • Slicing up your order: “The most popular pizza is a 14-inch round,” said White. “Figure it will serve three adults, so if you have 15 people at your party, you will need five 14-inch pizzas.”
  • Save yourself some time and dough: “Call your order in early, and I don’t mean 10 minutes before kick off. I mean an hour and a half to two hours before the game starts,” White said. Pizza joints know it’s a big day and they plan and staff for it, but odds are most of the calls will come in at once, White said. If you really want to save yourself some time, pick it up yourself, he said. Most stores should be able to have your order ready in 35 to 40 minutes and you'll save money on delivery fees, too.

Looking for a place to order pizza in Brookfield?

Check out these Brookfield Patch listings, and while you're there leave a recommendation for your favorite pie maker.

Lisa Sink (Editor) February 01, 2012 at 03:57 PM
Gotta say I love the pizzas at Louise's. Heard great things at Vino Cappucino's pies (so I must have had a bad day when I got a slightly burned one there)
Keren Shah February 02, 2012 at 02:02 PM
Rosatis is the best pizza I have had so far.
Lisa Sink (Editor) February 02, 2012 at 04:16 PM
Yeah, didn't they used to have a place in DT Waukesha? I used to order from there. Now I see it's in Pewaukee and Oconomowoc.
Tom Knox February 02, 2012 at 07:19 PM
Tazino's (in Menominee Falls) is also close - Pilgrim & Silver Spring. Great pizza. http://www.tazinos.com
Tom Knox February 02, 2012 at 07:44 PM
Yes - I have a refrigerator-magnet ad from Rosati's (Authentic Chicago Pizza) - 17565 W North Avenue, Brookfield, WI http://www.myrosatis.com http://www.rosatispizza.com
Lisa Sink (Editor) February 02, 2012 at 08:19 PM
Thanks for the tip on Tazino's, Tom. True, close enough. And doesn't the Falls still have Uno's? (which recently closed in Elm Grove)
Tom Knox February 10, 2012 at 04:48 AM
Lisa - Would it be appropriate to put Tazino's in the brookfield-wi.patch listings (for Brookfield), even though it is technically in Menominee Falls? Thx for your reply. - TK

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