The Great American Pizza Co. in Brunswick was third in line for tasting Kristel Hartshorn and Joe Crea sampled the cheese pizza and the Bismark and a Chicago style deep dish pizza. Photo by David Petkiewicz / NEOMG
Lamb Burgers with Greek Yogurt Sauce at Light Bistro, 2801 Bridge Ave., Ohio City neighborhood of Cleveland, 216-771-7130. This Ohio City mainstay offers a great variety of dishes - including many that might appear rather simple or straightforward but usually manage to pull off some surprising or interesting combination of flavors and styles. You can find impressive and expensive fare here alongside great pizza and burgers or imaginative vegetarian options. -- Bob Migra
The 15 best pizza shops in Northeast Ohio? Your complete 'NEO's Best: Pizza' guide, with photo gallery & videos
- With locations in Cuyahoga Falls and Northfield, Farinacci's has been a popular spot for more than 40 years. The concise menu focuses on pizzas made to order plus a small number of salads and sandwiches.