PRLog – Aug. 14, 2014 – LOS ANGELES, Calif. — In the newest twist on one of America’s favorite foods, something different is being cooked up in Los Feliz. California Gold BBQ Rubs and Cheech’s Pizza have teamed up to offer a new line of thin crust Smoked Pizzas with Superfoods. With the growing trend of people trying to eat healthier, it is only natural to bring it to pizza.
Cheech’s Pizza has developed a special process of infusing natural Hickory Smoke into several of their pizza toppings. Borrowing from the Nutritional Charts, they use foods that already go great on pizza. For example, the Smoked Chicken Pizza comes with lean Smoked Chicken Breast, Fresh Spinach, Basil, Tomatoes, Garlic and Onion. These heart-healthy Superfoods are served on a thinner crust pizza with less sauce.
A Family Business since 1993, the restaurant has recently traded up to the next Generation. Longtime owner Doug Clarey has handed the reins over to daughter Alie, who has “worked” at Cheech’s Pizza since about the age of 6. With Alie being Vegetarian, it inspired the next new creation: The Smoked Veggie Combo. The line-up of Superfoods on the pizza include Smoked Garlic, Green Pepper, Tomatoes, Mushrooms, Onion and Fresh Basil. The unique recipe shows that Hickory Smoking is not just for meat anymore. Most people who taste it can’t believe it’s meat-free.
The new pizzas come seasoned with POWER and HEROIC! from California Gold BBQ Rubs. Cheech’s is the first Los Angeles restaurant to offer customers the Superfood blends that include Garlic, Red Bell Pepper, Turmeric, Cumin, Cinnamon, Thyme, Nutmeg and more. Just the combination of Rub with natural Hickory Smoke makes the Smoked Sausage one of the most popular new toppings at the restaurant. It would be stretch to call Sausage a Superfood, but the Smoked Sausage Combo does come with healthy Fresh Tomato, Garlic, Mushroom, Green Bell Pepper and Basil.
From now though Labor Day (September 1st), there will be special opportunities for the Press and Public to try the new line of Superfood Pizzas. The first event is this coming Saturday and Sunday, August 16-17 from 11:00am to 1:00pm (each day). People can stop by for a free Slice and taste the Smoked Superfood Pizzas for themselves. Cheech’s Pizza is located at 2116 N. Hillhurst, 90027. Phone number is (323) 666-7744.
Cheech’s Pizza has a new Mobile App, which gives $2.00 Off the first order for those who use it. Available on their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/CheechsPizza
Full Menu and Online Ordering on Cheech’s Pizza website: http://cheechspizzala.com/
California Gold BBQ Rubs website: http://www.californiagoldrub.com/