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Costco Pizza

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by 1293, Jun 13, 2017.

  1. 1293

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    Better than Pizza Hut is no accomplishment. My son used to get free pizza coupons at school for reading milestones. We redeemed one and the rest them went in the recycling bin.
     
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    Don't knock it 'til you tried it. I prefer a Costco pizza to Dominoes, Papa John's, Straw Hat, Little Caesars, Shakey's...actually, I prefer it to anything at it's price point. It's definitely a good pizza. Good not great.

    If I want a great pizza I make it myself! Marinara I made myself from scratch, whole milk mozzarella, fresh herbs from my garden, fresh vegetables and meats...no restaurant can come close.

    But my grandfather, born in Italy, made the best pizza. Hands down, nothing compares.
     
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    Just enough secret Costco mojo to make hotdog buyers want an industrial size package of antacid and gas relief. Everything sold has the intended purpose of catalyzing sales of other products in the store. They sell you cheap pizza with cheese that has a lot of grease in it instead of cream, and then they get to sell you the big package of private label, OTC anti-dysentery medicine and the really big package of private label toilet paper and baby wipes. It is a good marketing strategy for people that like shopping in a stockyard or warehouse type environment.

    I tried membership there once for a year because people extolled the virtues of the discounted gasoline and great deals on Michelin auto tires. But the place near me always had a gas line that wasted more time and cost more than one could save on the gas and the parking lot was often crowded due to being next to a mall. They don't sell and install tires at that one either, so it just never connected.
     
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    I think there is a moral here:

    It's very difficult to make a judgement of the flavor of any food from a youtube video or if your only example is in Canada...
     
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    I'm not sure what it is that you're upset about.

    They have mechanized (somewhat) stretching and rolling real fresh dough and they mechanized the sauce application. They're doing everything else by hand in a club store. The dough has to be stretched and shaped. I did that in college. The sauce has to be swirled. I used a ladle. They automated. So what?

    Real crust, sauce, cheese, toppings.

    If you want more go to your favorite pizza joint.

    I thought it looked good for a lunch slice. I love a good lunch slice. Looks good.

    I've been in about 20 pizza factories because I sell packaging equipment and material. The plant that makes all of the Kirkland frozen pizza for Costco nationwide is right here in Milwaukee. We call it Palermos and they are near Miller Park and they employee a great number of people. Good for them. Good for Costco.

    I like Costco; we buy most of our food there.
     
  7. Frank'n'censed

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    I generally find their pizza slices, oversized, greasy & soulless
     
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    That's what's missing -- soul or mojo. That robot pizza maker is the reason.
     
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    Domo arigato, Mr. Roboto
     
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    Wwwwwait. OVERSIZED??? :confused:
     
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    Just a discription, compared to the competition :cool:


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    I give Costco credit for not upping the sodium count to numbers that won't fit in the ingredients panel like the drive-by pizza companies.
     
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    True, but it's the buzzword that triggers. :lol:

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    I weep for the people who think that any of those are good options for pizza. We fortunately have great indie pizza joints all over the place here. No need for fast food pizza.

    As far as Costco or other similar places, I never eat any food at any place where making that food isn't their primary business. Costco isn't a pizzeria, it's some sort of grocery store? that sells tires and TVs, we don't shop there. Definitely wouldn't eat there.
     
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    Generally speaking, Costco products are at least very good, and often better. I can't speak to the pizzas and hot dogs. I generally purchase coffee, some dairy products, almond butter, sardines, and some fresh fruits and veg, when those fruits and veg are not in season. Actually, I get a lot of miscellaneous food items there also. Their house brand products tend to be good.

    I like the place, and you don't need to be rich if you use the place enough.

    My understanding is that in the context of retail, they treat their employees well, so that's a plus.
     
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    Yeah that was Amy's in Arizona, they did a whole show on that place.
     
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    Wwwwwait. GREASY??? :confused:

    Nothing wrong with greasy. The absolute best mozzarella, Grande from Wisconsin, oils off when it bakes. A little grease is good. The Costco pizzas I see all have browned cheese. That suggests it's part-skim or overcooked. Not good.
     
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    The Pizza always looked good at Costco. My wife thought that we might get a frozen pie from them, and in a pinch, cook it up. Since we live on Long Island, we're a tough crowd with Pizza. Anyway, before investing in a pie, we got a slice. Fuggetaboutit. BJ's Pizza was a little better, but not much.
     
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