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It’s an age-old debate that continues to define food culture in the United States; who does pizza better, New York or Chicago?

While the simple answer could and probably should be, “why can’t we eat them both,” First We Feast’s, Sean Evans, and rapper, Mayhem Lauren, set out for a taste test at Emmett’s in Soho – one of the only pizza joints serving up deep dish in the Big Apple.

Discussing everything from knife and fork etiquette to matching your pizza selection to one’s mood, there’s also a twist to the culinary showdown; the square cut pie from Chicago that may not get as much love as deep dish, but is every bit as important.

For more of a Chicago pizza breakdown, check out 5 of the best pizza joints in the Windy City.

Words by Alec Banks
Features Editor

Alec Banks is a Los Angeles-based long-form writer with over a decade of experience covering fashion, music, sports, and culture.

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