Date registered: April 29, 2015
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I've been in Chengdu for four years, and sampled pretty much all the food this lovely city has to offer.
In terms of pizza, this is hands down the best pizza I've ever had here. This is not Italian style pizza, so if that's what you're expecting there may be a couple of Italian restaurants that make that kind of pizzas. They use quality ingredients, and make their food with care to produce a quality product. You can see this from the bulk of the reviews. I do prefer the thin crust, Italian style pizzas, and I hate the Americanized Pizza Hut style rubbish but this is so far from that even I'm very satisfied.
I think their prices are fair, considering the cost of getting high quality ingredients and maintaining a high standard of operation. It's certainly better than other competitors who charge almost as much but aren't even half as good.
Mike and Aiqing run their business professionally, and always make their best efforts to provide the highest standards of service. They have a small restaurant in Tongzilin, which is usually busy, and an even busier delivery service. I've been ordering from them from before the time they opened their restaurant, and I can tell you their service and food quality hasn't fluctuated noticeably.
If this sounds like a job reference so far, it's because
A)I just wrote one for someone
B)I'm vacillating between writing a short, to the point review and a long, tongue in cheek fable that may break the internet.
I know those two, and some of their fantastic staff. They have always been nice to me, on a couple of occasions even letting me pay later when I forgot I didn't have enough cash on me.
I see the reviews complaining about Mikes Rants, and I'd say to those people, in some circumstances I agree that it would be uncomfortable if you were sitting the restaurant while he had an outburst, but try to consider there may be a good reason, and also every restaurant kitchen has much, much worse. I am in the process of giving Michael some indirect counselling for anger management, hopefully in exchange for free pizza(@Mike). I've never witnessed him going off on one though, and I've been to the restaurant at least 50 times, so I don't think this happens as frequently as is suggested here. When you work flat out without a break for most of the day it can get hard to stay polite the whole time, and some people(usually customers) can be assholes. Anyone who's worked in any kind of service industry should know that customers often treat staff like crap, and sometimes deserve a bit of a slap. That rhymed, woo.
Their sandwiches are great too, I probably order that at least twice a week. Big and filling, very good stuff.
I don't have anything else to add to what's already been said here. Just give it a try, you won't be disappointed.
Oh and Mike totally ripped off my style for his epic rant. I resentfully doff my cap.