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Spin Pizza Named One of Best Restaurants in U.S.

""Kansas City, Missouri, February 28, 2011— SPIN! Neapolitan Pizza has been named one of the nation’s top restaurants. SPIN! is listed among the “Rest of the 101 Best Restaurants” by The nation’s best restaurants were selected by a nationwide panel of 30 distinguished food and lifestyle writers, restaurant critics, and bloggers.

In addition to honoring the “101 Best Restaurants” – a list that includes many renowned dining establishments with instantly recognized names — the web site pays tribute to the “Rest of the 101 Best Restaurants”. That list also includes many celebrated restaurants across the country.

“We are absolutely thrilled to be on the list,” says Gail Lozoff, co-owner of SPIN! Neapolitan Pizza. “We have tremendous respect for the restaurants that have been included and are honored to be recognized as their peer.”

SPIN! Neapolitan Pizza is known for its exceptional, artisan food made from fresh ingredients without the gourmet price and its eclectic, affordable premium wines. Its recipes were developed by James Beard Award-winning chef Michael Smith and its architecture won Best of Show at the Mid America Design Awards.  

SPIN! has been named the area’s best pizza by all of Kansas City’s major publications.  

In addition to its unique thin-and-bubbly-crust pizzas, SPIN! offers rustic whole wheat crust and gluten-free pizzas, appetizers, soups, salads, Paninis, signature Italian deli sandwiches, and Italian gelato ice creams.

All of SPIN’s toppings and ingredients are made from fresh produce and prepared daily. Even the salad dressings and soups are prepared fresh from scratch each morning.

The pizza dough is made fresh every day using three types of flour including one specially imported from Italy. All the toppings – such as mushrooms, caramelized onions, tomatoes, artichokes, even chicken sausage and turkey breast – are roasted each morning in stone hearth ovens made especially for SPIN! A variety of cheeses is hand grated. The menu features both traditional Pizza Rossa (red pizzas with crushed roma tomato base) and Pizza Bianca (white pizzas with roasted olive oil glaze). Customers can choose between a menu of 17 signature pizzas, and an infinite variety of SPIN YOUR OWN! Pizzas.

SPIN! serves a rotating roster of premium wines at prices well below traditional restaurant prices with most bottles $18 or less.

In addition to its catering operations, SPIN! Neapolitan Pizza has four Greater Kansas City locations at 4950 Main in Kansas City, Mo, 1808 N.W. Chipman Rd. in Lee’s Summit, Mo, 6541 W. 119th St. in Overland Park, Ks, and 14230 W. 119th St. in Olathe, Ks.

SPIN! Neapolitan Pizza is owned and operated by Gail and Richard Lozoff and Edwin Brownell, who are experienced in large multi-unit expansion, franchising, and operations. For information, please visit