The 'Great Pizza Throwdown' is coming to a restaurant near you

Oct 5, 2011 Full story: The Star Online 43

Who knew there was so much pizza in Gaston and Cleveland counties? Since the first column in the pizza throwdown ran last week, my email box at gastonfood@yahoo.com has lit up like a Christmas tree with suggestions, exhortations, endorsements and ideas.

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Local Boy

Philadelphia, PA

#1 Oct 5, 2011
Oh boy! Another chance for Simonettis to whip the (so called) competition. As we all know there really is no competition when it comes to the best pie around. The freshest of ingredients equals the most flavorful pizza around!! Taste for yourself! Can't believe this guy went to johnnie C's. What a wasted trip that was...
Luigi

Philadelphia, PA

#2 Oct 5, 2011
Since he went to Johnny B's then he should title the article "The Great Pizza Throwup!"
You bet its true

Gastonia, NC

#3 Oct 5, 2011
Sorry, folks, Brixx on Cox Road beats them all by a mile!
Mr Tucker

Gastonia, NC

#4 Oct 7, 2011
we can only afford the recession special from lil caesars at $5.55, times are hard
Bea

Chicago, IL

#5 Nov 5, 2011
Seriously?? I love this place!! Im sure they will be serving pizza with my favorite Gruyere !! amazing! http://www.idealcheese.com/gruyerecheese.aspx
Malcolm III

Belmont, NC

#6 Nov 5, 2011
I question the author's judgement based upon this comment from the article:

"To me, a good cheese pizza should take me back to the days of childhood, when mom would make cheese toast to go with tomato soup in the winter. The cheese needs that bit of browning on top to finish the job."

Cheese toast with tomato soup is his basis for a good pie?

Really?

IMHO: The best pizzas in Belmont are as follows:

1. Johnnie B's
2. Demitrios
3. Jax
bad to the bone

Gastonia, NC

#7 Nov 5, 2011
Three best pizza joints in the area in order.
1.mellow mushroom
2.california pizza
3.brixx
footnote: Papa John's beats anything in Belmont
Roy

Casar, NC

#9 Nov 5, 2011
pizza wrote:
Johnny b's is exponentially better than that shit simonetti serves
Gigga please! Walmart's Great Value brand is better than johnnie C's.
fake pizza reviews

Belmont, NC

#10 Nov 5, 2011
Jerry is at it again. Trust me when I tell you all he is either posting these reviews or getting his staff to do it. He asked me to get on here and smear the name of other pizza joints when I worked for him. Otherwise I would have never knew this site existed. You fool no one Jerry.
Jill

Lincolnton, NC

#11 Nov 6, 2011
fake pizza reviews wrote:
Jerry is at it again. Trust me when I tell you all he is either posting these reviews or getting his staff to do it. He asked me to get on here and smear the name of other pizza joints when I worked for him. Otherwise I would have never knew this site existed. You fool no one Jerry.
That's odd because Johnny B's told me to do the same thing as well. But to slam Simonettis even though they were voted best pizza 2 years in a row.

Since: Nov 11

Location hidden

#13 Nov 6, 2011
They all suck ,you have to go to up north about 7 or 800 miles for good pizza...
Malcolm III

Belmont, NC

#14 Nov 6, 2011
bad to the bone wrote:
Three best pizza joints in the area in order.
1.mellow mushroom
2.california pizza
3.brixx
footnote: Papa John's beats anything in Belmont
Dude - The Mellow Mushroom and CPK are in Charlotte!

Although the CPK is really good, SouthPark Mall doesn't remotely count as Belmont or even Gaston County.

Papa John's ain't bad, but I prefer local independent restaurants over chain franchises.
XYZXYZ

Philadelphia, PA

#15 Nov 10, 2011
Didnt want this thread getting to far down...free advertising you know! Don't forget to order your fresh, hot, delicious Simonetti pizza for dinner! Did I mention Best of Gaston for 2 years!!
Johnny B

United States

#16 Nov 10, 2011
XYZXYZ wrote:
Didnt want this thread getting to far down...free advertising you know! Don't forget to order your fresh, hot, delicious Simonetti pizza for dinner! Did I mention Best of Gaston for 2 years!!
Great suggestion! I think I will do that!
Johnny B

United States

#18 Nov 10, 2011
pizza sux wrote:
<quoted text>Jerry, if your shitty pizza was voted best of anything then it is only because you paid your employees to spam up the online voting. Your pizza is horrid and the word is out
It's not as bad as mine I can tell you that!
Pizza Critic

United States

#19 Nov 10, 2011
pizza wrote:
Johnny b's is exponentially better than that shit simonetti serves
My shit is better than the shit they serve at simonett's.
Johnny B

Lincolnton, NC

#21 Nov 11, 2011
food lion grozen pizza wrote:
<quoted text>Hell even my pizza is better than semenettis
I hate my own pizza.
Signed,
Johnny B (and the B stands for bland, bad, bogus pizza)
NC marine

Philadelphia, PA

#24 Nov 11, 2011
Simonettis in general has no atmosphere poor quality and no class your store is a mixture of white trash and geriatrics and your pizza taste of sheep Shit and cardboard with cheese. Your place has no class and is the cesspool of all redneck humanity. Fun Fact: Simonettis sucks 100% of the time every time
NC Navy Man

Casar, NC

#25 Nov 11, 2011
Johnnie C's gave me diarrhea. Went straight through me.
Joannie G

Casar, NC

#26 Nov 11, 2011
semenetti wrote:
<quoted text>My name is jerry semenetti. I'm a Yankee and not even From Belmont. I sell shite for pizza and am an over weight bum.
Thank you for being in Belmont. You rock!

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