By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A new ranking crowns Pittsburgh as the second best city in the country for pizza lovers.

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Pittsburgh has 71 pizza places for every 100,000 people and nearly four per square mile of the city.

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“‘Pittsburgh Style’ pizza is a vessel for cheese. They pile Mounds of fresh mozzarella high to satisfy a steel worker’s appetite. And to support all that cheese, Pittsburgh pizza tends to offer a much thicker crust than usual,” said, mentioning Fiori’s, Mineo’s and Beto’s.

The Steel City also beat out Philly for the spot. Philadelphia comes in at number four.

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New York City and Chicago don’t even make the top ten, but Rochester is apparently the best pizza city in the country.