I read a lot of things about food ‘places to try before you die’ and other lists that are basically just one persons opinion on where the best place is to grab a certain dish. Usually when I scroll through, there’s never a spot in Baltimore. However recently I was reading ‘18 Pizza Joints to Try Before You Die‘ and this list highlighted a spot with a location in Baltimore!
Two Boots has cajun inspired pizzas in the Station North area, right next to MICA. A friend and I were looking for a quick bite and wanted to try something other than our usual pizza spots (Our House, Johnny Rad’s) so I suggested Two Boots.
When we walked in,Two Boots was set up like a traditional NY Pizza place (counter ordering, pizza by the slice) but the decor was eclectic and definitely reminiscent of New Orleans. We decided to share an order of the Garlic Knots to start. These were served piping hot with tons of garlicky flavor.
Next, we decided to share a small pizza pie. In retrospect, we probably should have each ordered our own slice to get a better feel of the place. On our pizza we ordered mushrooms and basil. The pizza was good, but I hardly found it to be worthy of the 18 Pizza Joints to Try Before You Die title. The toppings were fine, nothing special. But the crust had a strange texture, almost sandy and I think it’s from cornmeal in the crust.
Would I have liked Two Boots more if I ordered a cajun style pizza that they’re known for? Possibly. However my issue wasn’t with their toppings but the cornmeal crust.
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