Jimmy’s Pizza Cafe Finds a New Home for its New York-Style Pies
The Lincoln Square slice shop has been searching for a new location since 2020
by Ashok Selvam / Eater Chicago / July 22, 2021
A lot of dough has been lost in the pizza wars, an ongoing national conflict where open-minded people calmly discuss their favorite pies in a civil way that respects civic institutions and culture. Jimmy’s Pizza Cafe in Lincoln Square has always seemed to rise above these conversations, offering to many the best New York-style pizza in town where customers can enjoy a true slice shop experience by picking from one of eight pies sitting in the display case.
Jimmy’s has legions of fans and owner Jimmy Kang says pickup and delivery times can often top two or three hours on the weekend. He’s doing the best he can inside his small quarters and praises his customers for their patience. Jimmy’s opened in 2011, and Kang says he was content to remain at his location which has room for about 10. It’s a little tight inside: “I don’t think people understand,” Kang says. “They don’t know how many deliveries are going out the door.” Read more HERE