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ZA'S ITALIAN CAFE on State Street

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ZA'S ITALIAN CAFE on State Street

Postby blunt » Thu Jan 11, 2007 6:33 pm

Where Blockbuster used to be.
Not the Green Bay gay bar relocating, but a panini/ pasta/pizza place plus coffee.
Just what State Street is missing.
Now if only you could drink and bank there, too....
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Postby blunt » Thu Sep 20, 2007 2:28 pm

At first I was petrified.
No wait. That's a song.
At first I was less than impressed: floppy tiny thin pizzas you can custom make by filling slips ala Radical Rye, Cosi's, etc. (It's the new thing.)
But now I rephrase my opinion:
For a good little snack for 5 bucks (everything is about 5 bucks) that's ready in 3 minutes, this is the place.
I have habituated to grabbing a "za" (still hate that abbrev.) ask for it uncut so I can take it home, fire up my new Newsradio disc, and crisp it up in the oven.
You can also have the pizza toppings on a toasted french bread (culture clash) which is quite sturdily tasty.
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Postby MadMind » Thu Oct 18, 2007 12:09 am

blunt wrote:At first I was less than impressed: floppy tiny thin pizzas you can custom make by filling slips ala Radical Rye, Cosi's, etc. (It's the new thing.)
But now I rephrase my opinion:
For a good little snack for 5 bucks (everything is about 5 bucks) that's ready in 3 minutes, this is the place.

Tried it today, had the same first impression.
Unsure on how I feel about the ordering method.
I like the interior of the place, it's soothing.
More room than business.
Garlic bread was good.
Good amount of food for the price.
Pizza sauce was a tad too spicy for my taste.
Plate looked dirty.
Would try again with company, or for pasta on the cheap.
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Postby aaron » Thu Oct 18, 2007 7:41 am

"I have habituated to grabbing a "za" (still hate that abbrev.) ask for it uncut so I can take it home, fire up my new Newsradio disc, and crisp it up in the oven."

I dig uncut, but not when ordering a "za".
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Postby blunt » Thu Oct 18, 2007 1:44 pm

aaron wrote:"I have habituated to grabbing a "za" (still hate that abbrev.) ask for it uncut so I can take it home, fire up my new Newsradio disc, and crisp it up in the oven."

I dig uncut, but not when ordering a "za".


Would you put into a 400 degree oven?
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Postby grumpus » Wed Nov 07, 2007 11:03 pm

Worst sandwich I've ever gotten.

Been there about half a dozen times - fairly good pasta, but I have yet to go in where my order hasn't been screwed up in some way.

The staff is disinterested (and most of the time, stoned out of their gourd).
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