31 Days of Pizza: Week 2 Recap

Week 2 of Pizza Month is complete (and we’re still not sick of pizza!)

Miss week 1? Click here to read it.


October 8: Mio’s (Blue Ash)

Katie’s Rating: 6.5

Drew’s Rating: 6.7

Despite being a hometown classic, I tend to forget about Mio’s. My sister recommended it for our pizza month challenge and we were pleasantly surprised. The crust was thick which I liked, and Drew’s bacon and green peppers were really fresh.


October 9: Roc-a-fella’s (Sharonville)

Katie’s Rating: 6.7

Drew’s Rating: 7.9

This was Drew’s leader until later in the week. The bacon was really crisp, there wasn’t too much sauce, and the grease held the flavor in. His words, not mine. I really liked it, but thought the crust was too crispy.


October 10: A Tavola (Madeira)

Katie’s Rating: 4.8

Drew’s Rating: 4.6

We opted for the wood-fired pizza and that was a mistake. All we could taste was char, hardly any pizza flavor. Cool atmosphere and close to home, but I wouldn’t get the pizza again.


October 11: Stone Lanes (Norwood)

Katie’s Rating: 6.6

Drew’s Rating: 6.9

This was a nostalgia play, as Drew worked here all through college. I thought it was surprisingly good for bowling alley pizza, but the crust reminded me of LaRosa’s.


October 12: Pizza Cucinova (Kenwood)

Katie’s Rating: 6.4

Drew’s Rating: 6.6

This is another fast-fire pizza. The crust looked thick and fluffy, so I got excited, but it ended up being a little too crispy. Not a bad option for a convenient and quick weeknight pizza.


October 13: Goodfellas (OTR)

Katie’s Rating: 8.6

Drew’s Rating: 7.6

Just about everyone and their mother recommended Goodfellas when we started the month and the day had finally come. It was super thin where the toppings are but had a nice thick crust at the end – my favorite style. A few points deducted for greasiness/excessive flop (the cheese and toppings slid right off), but this one was going to be hard to beat, or so I thought…


October 14: Flying Pizza (Fields Ertel) 

Katie’s Rating: 8.8

Drew’s Rating: 8.2

Our new all-time leader, Flying Pizza, is authentic New York pizza, recommended by true New Yorker himself, Captain John Eadicicco from the Loveland Symess Fire Department. It was less greasy/floppy than Goodfellas and the ratio of toppings to crust was just about perfect. Pretty spot on and will be hard to beat.


Click here to jump to week 3!

One thought on “31 Days of Pizza: Week 2 Recap

Leave a Reply