Media & Press

3 July 2018

These are the 13 best pizza places in America’s top pizza cities

…Pizzeria Bebu doesn’t look like much from the outside. The year-old restaurant is tucked into a long, narrow room at the base of a micro-apartment building with floor-to-ceiling windows in Lincoln Park. But owner Zach...

20 June 2018

USA Today
Pizza city smackdown: Chicago v. New York

Chicago might be best known to travelers for its deep-dish pizza, but locals like Steve Dolinsky, a James Beard Award-winning food reporter and host of ABC 7 Chicago’s The Hungry Hound, want to change that...

8 June 2018

CS June Edition
Pizzeria Bebu

Pizzeria Bebu recently refreshed its menu with salads and vegetable dishes like this roasted cauliflower ($14) tossed in cilantro chimichurri with cashews and pickled fresno chilies.

17 May 2018

Eater Chicago
20 Great Places to Drink Rosé All Day in Chicago

Whether or not al fresco drinking season is underway, it’s almost always a good time for rosé. Around the city, the pink wine can be found in slushy cocktail form, as a canned cider, and,...

Steve Dolinsky Is Hosting Tours of Chicago’s Best Pizza

As with many great things, Pizza City USA Tours were born out of a combination of love and frustration. “I was super annoyed reading yet another listicle online of the 7 hottest pizza places in...

1 April 2018

Two routes to pizza Nirvana

MEN ON A MISSION: Launched early last year, Pizzeria Bebu has a fervent fan base for its crisp-bottomed thin-crust pizzas with artisanal but ungimmicky toppings. Owner Zach Smith (Nico Osteria, RPM Italian) oversees the 40-seat...

26 March 2018

Chicago Magazine
2018 Best New Restaurants

Chicago probably didn’t need another pizzeria, but we’re happy to wedge in one that’s as impressive as Bebu. Its pies emerge from the gas-fired oven chewy and char-speckled, airy yet sturdy enough to support toppings...

4 December 2017

The Infatuation
Chicago’s Best New Restaurants of 2017

Bebu is already our favorite thin crust pizza place in the city. We like both the classic pies (one is actually named “Ode to Rubirosa” after the excellent NYC spot) and the more creative ones...

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