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Offline bbqchuck

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Minneapolis Punch Neapolitan
« on: October 21, 2013, 03:15:48 PM »
My wife and I were returning thru Minneapolis and stopped here on a whim.  Excellent.   More later

http://www.punchpizza.com/
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Re: Minneapolis Punch Neapolitan
« Reply #1 on: October 21, 2013, 03:30:12 PM »
They are a small chain of about 8 restaurants.

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Re: Minneapolis Punch Neapolitan
« Reply #2 on: October 21, 2013, 03:57:30 PM »
Wow.  Gorgeous pies!

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Re: Minneapolis Punch Neapolitan
« Reply #3 on: October 21, 2013, 11:25:45 PM »
That was one big oven.  The young folks working here exhibited professionalism, politeness, and knowledge of the craft beyond their years. :chef:

My wife said it was the best meal we had on this pheasant hunting trip.

I had the Margherita Extra and my wife had the Bufulina.  Sorry the pix are of partial pies.  We got right to eating before I remembered to snap a few from my cellphone.   
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Re: Minneapolis Punch Neapolitan
« Reply #4 on: October 22, 2013, 12:06:33 AM »
Looks stupendous, Chuck.  You should have brought in a pheasant to see if they would roast it in their oven!  That oven is about the biggest I've seen. Doesn't appear to be
"low dome". 

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Re: Minneapolis Punch Neapolitan
« Reply #5 on: October 22, 2013, 12:14:20 AM »
Tin
We're home in L.A. tonight and went out for lamb kabobs, babakanoosh and wine.  But those pies are still making me think I'm gonna have to keep working on my NP.

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Re: Minneapolis Punch Neapolitan
« Reply #6 on: October 22, 2013, 12:25:44 AM »
Kebabs and babakanoosh sound good too.  I know what you mean about the NP pies though.  They are the Holy Grail. 

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Re: Minneapolis Punch Neapolitan
« Reply #7 on: October 22, 2013, 04:00:55 AM »
I think their oven sets the bar on "thermal mass"  :o

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Re: Minneapolis Punch Neapolitan
« Reply #8 on: October 23, 2013, 08:12:45 AM »
Hi bbqchuck,

I believe that Roberto of keste and Don Antonio fame set up the original Punch store...

Kind regards

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Re: Minneapolis Punch Neapolitan
« Reply #9 on: October 23, 2013, 08:45:59 AM »
Hi bbqchuck,

I believe that Roberto of keste and Don Antonio fame set up the original Punch store...

Kind regards

Barry

I don't think that is right. I doubt he was even in the US yet. I'm pretty sure I remember reading that Roberto started making pizza in 1998, and the first Punch was open in 1996.
I love pigs. They convert vegetables into bacon.


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Re: Minneapolis Punch Neapolitan
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Re: Minneapolis Punch Neapolitan
« Reply #11 on: October 23, 2013, 11:07:31 AM »
John Sorrano and John Puckett

They're VPN certified.

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Re: Minneapolis Punch Neapolitan
« Reply #12 on: October 23, 2013, 02:52:37 PM »
John Sorrano and John Puckett

They're VPN certified.

Puckett didn't come in until 2001.
I love pigs. They convert vegetables into bacon.

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Re: Minneapolis Punch Neapolitan
« Reply #13 on: October 26, 2013, 04:24:05 AM »
Puckett didn't come in until 2001.

He must be the money man.


 

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