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I ordered a papa john pizza and it was the worst.

Every part of that horrid pizza had sugar in it. How does this outfit stay in business. Even the crust had sugar. It was the most disgusting taste I've experienced with a seemingly simple pizza.

by Anonymousreply 18203/16/2015

Agree OP.

My sis loves it and recommended it to me. Goddamn, she has bad taste in pizza.

I would have rather gone to that cheap ass place for kids... C Cs or something like that.

by Anonymousreply 104/30/2012

Papa John is a big Romney supporter.

by Anonymousreply 204/30/2012

The only good part of Papa John's is the garlic butter sauce to dip the crust in.

by Anonymousreply 304/30/2012

OMG - my sis posts here. Keep dippin r3.

Just differ tastes. No biggie.

by Anonymousreply 404/30/2012

I have no clue what you're talking about. Seriously.

by Anonymousreply 504/30/2012

pizza r5. just pizza.

by Anonymousreply 604/30/2012

No, I mean about the "sugar in everything". It tastes like any other crappy chain pizza. It's perfectly edible, but completely unremarkable.

I've heard the "sauce is too sweet" thing before... I don't notice any such thing though. And I've never heard ANYONE bitch about anything but the sauce being sweet.

by Anonymousreply 704/30/2012

I know what OP is talking about. I haven't had Papa John's in years but I do remember their crust had a sweetness to it. Not sugary really but maybe there's molasses or something in there? I even got hints of marshmallow sometimes. Hard to describe but definitely a sweetness.

by Anonymousreply 804/30/2012

It's awful! Whenever people tell me how much they like PJ's pizza I seriously question their sense of taste.

by Anonymousreply 904/30/2012

I don't like any pizza that comes from chain restaurants. Papa Johns tastes like sugar, Domino's sauce is gross, Pizza Hut tastes like grease, and Little Ceasars has hard burned crust and barely any cheese. They all taste fucking gross.

by Anonymousreply 1005/01/2012

Dominos isn't "gross" since they changed their recipe. It used to be vile, but now it's at least edible.

by Anonymousreply 1105/01/2012

Papa John's finally opened franchises in my city, so I ordered from them to see what the hype was about. I completely agree with the OP; it was sugary and gross.

by Anonymousreply 1205/01/2012

I've had all the chain pizzas. None of them are "good", but most of them at least have one "edible" variety. And I have no fucking clue what you people mean when you say Papa Johns is "sugary". I can only assume you're making shit up. I can't even imagine using that word to describe it.

by Anonymousreply 1305/01/2012

It's on the web, papa johns pizza has sugar in their dough and pizza sauce.

by Anonymousreply 1405/01/2012

R14, they ALL do. Duh.

by Anonymousreply 1505/01/2012

Oily mess. I think the cheese must be fake.

by Anonymousreply 1605/01/2012

[quote]And I have no fucking clue what you people mean when you say Papa Johns is "sugary". I can only assume you're making shit up. I can't even imagine using that word to describe it.

Yeah, several of us are just making it up *roll eyes*. Maybe you don't notice it Gramps since you're old and most of your tastebuds are gone.

by Anonymousreply 1705/01/2012

I tasted it and thought they had put frosting on the pizza rather than sauce, the tomato was disgustingly sweet.

by Anonymousreply 1805/01/2012

R18, your clearly exaggerating and making an utterly ridiculous statement.

What, are all you people OLD and never EVER consume any sweets at all, so you're OVERLY HYPER SENSITIVE to even a molecule of sugar or something? Jesus Christ. The way you go on...

by Anonymousreply 1905/01/2012

R19 you are clearly wrong.

In fact it is old people who tend to gravitate towards overly sweet as when the tastebuds age they become less sensitive.

by Anonymousreply 2005/01/2012

No, it's young people who crave sweets. Old people lose their desire for sweets. God, you don't even know basic human aging processes.

Old people tend to go for things more salty.

by Anonymousreply 2105/01/2012

Only on the DL.....

by Anonymousreply 2205/01/2012

Old people avoid god where have you been?

by Anonymousreply 2305/01/2012

They avoid it for health reasons because doctors tell them to. But they want more because it stimulates their fading taste-buds.

Please stop braying your ignorance here.

by Anonymousreply 2405/01/2012

My granny loves Leonida's Chocolates. She always asks for a balliton and never has asked for salt/savory anything.

I ain't braying, I'm just saying.

by Anonymousreply 2505/01/2012

Never got the Papa John's love. It's always tasted undercooked to me. Their "crust" isn't crusty; it has a doughy, soggy mouthfeel. And for a crap chain pizza place, it's ridiculously overpriced.

by Anonymousreply 2605/01/2012

Godfather's is the baddest, bestest 'za evah!

by Anonymousreply 2705/01/2012

Where I live, Papa John's is among the better choices for carry-out pizza. If I didn't live in the sticks, I would steer clear.

While I don't share OP's estimation of it as "the most disgusting taste I've experienced," he's right about the over reliance on sugar in both sauce and crust and the all-around disappointing quality (not only does the cheese not taste like cheese, it's often next to invisible or absent.)

A visit to any Sbarro should provide a new benchmark, unless you happen to like an especially salty slab of dense, thick, cake-like dough with as a foundation for toppings that taste only of salt aswim in semi-congealed pools of some oil that doesn't come from olives. Pizza Hut is especially foul, too; like something picked up from behind a dumpster.

by Anonymousreply 2805/01/2012

Little Caesars pizza isn't good, but at least it's cheap.

Ditto CiCis.

by Anonymousreply 2905/01/2012

[quote]If I didn't live in the sticks, I would steer clear.

I think the fact that Papa John's supports Mitt Romney, who opposes gay fights, is reason enough to "stear-clear".

by Anonymousreply 3005/01/2012


by Anonymousreply 3105/01/2012

Shakey's was the best.

by Anonymousreply 3205/01/2012

Who really orders pizza anyway? Seriously.

by Anonymousreply 3305/01/2012

Do those of you who don't have decent takeout pizza in your area know how ridiculously easy it is to make your own?! Even if you don't have access to fresh mozzarella, using the packaged kind with homemade dough and your own simple marinara is SO MUCH better than the crappy chain pizzas.

You make the dough in advance and you can freeze what you don't use within a week.

by Anonymousreply 3405/01/2012

There was one that opened in my neighborhood about a year ago and it has gone out of business already. We have several superior pizza places in the area and I guess they couldn't compete. I never had one but my sister said they are lousy.

by Anonymousreply 3505/01/2012

Thanks OP for pointing out what I didn't like about Papa Johns. I kept wondering if it was my imagination that it always tasted so sweet. I live in one of the Chicago suburbs so I just use one of the local chains. They're usually pretty good. Other than that, Pizza Hut isn't so bad. Little Caesar is if I'm absolutely desperate.

by Anonymousreply 3605/01/2012

Trader Joe's has, hands down, the best frozen pizzas, and they're cheap. If you can't swing that, I would buy the pre-packaged dough at the market and bake my own. I would never order in a pizza-the order are never right, it's always too salty, and you never know who has put their filthy hands on your food. How can anyone possibly order from Pee-Pee John's, Feces Hut or Domino-blows is a true modern mystery.

by Anonymousreply 3705/01/2012

"Even the crust has sugar."

That's not at all uncommon. I agree it Papa Johns sucks, but I don't get your surprise over this fact.

by Anonymousreply 3805/01/2012

I can't get my over to heat over 400 F. I have a internal thermometer I can see in the oven window and I've never seen it read over 400 even after a couple of hours turned all the way up. That's the reason I haven't made pizza myself. I get Costco's combination. It's a very large pizza and made pretty close to the way I would make it myself. It's never doughy and their is no noticeable sweetness to their sauce or dough. Their cheese is quite good as is the rest of their topping. Costco is an exceptionally consistent pizza. I know the the posters in NYC didn't think so, be most of us here on the left coast do like the product. There big pizzas are only 10.00 but they don't allow too much of a selection. The meat ingredients are better than most other pizza shops even have access to.

by Anonymousreply 3905/01/2012

The best combo pizza -- Minsky's Pizza Cafe and Bar here in Kansas City.

by Anonymousreply 4005/01/2012

r28, I have nostalgic memories of eating Sbarro at the mall with my middle school buds in the late '80s. I always thought it was good. Then again, I was simply a hungry tween.

Do Sbarros only exist in malls? Maybe that's why I haven't had a slice in 25 years. The concept of actually eating in a mall food court as an adult is so suburban ghetto.

by Anonymousreply 4105/01/2012

R41: I can't attest to shopping malls, but I was surprised to find that they still exist. Sbarro sightings in the past year include: at an airport, at Union Station in D.C. (a train station with a mall overlay, or maybe the other way around); and, just yesterday, at a stop along the Pennsylvania Turnpike.

"Any place where people might be hungry enough not to care."

by Anonymousreply 4205/01/2012

Not a Papa John's fan. Pizza Hut crust seems too sweet to me.

by Anonymousreply 4305/01/2012

I like Papa John's, but I always order it without sauce. It's a pretty perfect pie that way.

by Anonymousreply 4405/01/2012

Every dollar I spend at Papa John's goes to Republicans and anti-gay agendas.

by Anonymousreply 4505/01/2012

"The concept of actually eating in a mall food court as an adult is so suburban ghetto."

Yo know...take it home to eat.

by Anonymousreply 4605/01/2012

It is shitty pizza. I would fuck Papa John, though. He's hot.

by Anonymousreply 4705/01/2012

[quote]Old people lose their desire for sweets. God, you don't even know basic human aging processes.

My soon-to-be 85 year old mother loves sweets. I can get the crappiest variety of Palmers chocolates 50 and 75% off after holidays. She eats fruit like it's going out of style [italic]and[/italic] she's recently taken to eating sugar straight from the dispenser. I bought a five pound bag for baking about 6/7 weeks ago. I used about only 4 cups. I discovered the empty bag and was mystified until I caught her doing it. Individual differences. And, no, she's not being starved. She has access to tons of food, but her eating habits have taken a decidedly childish turn.

by Anonymousreply 4805/01/2012

You bitches are as insanely sensitive about sugar as the fraus are about peanuts.

by Anonymousreply 4905/01/2012

[quote]You bitches are as insanely sensitive about sugar as the fraus are about peanuts.

Nobody on here said they were against sugar, they just don't want it on their fucking pizza!

by Anonymousreply 5005/01/2012

[quote]No, it's young people who crave sweets. Old people lose their desire for sweets. God, you don't even know basic human aging processes.

Grandmas love their ribbon candy! And for Heaven's sake do you live so far in the Boonies there is no Mom and Pop Pizza shop? Or Pizza Parlor as we say in NY?

by Anonymousreply 5105/01/2012

I received a coupon and was tempted to buy one. Thank you, Datalounge, for saving me from eating shit.

by Anonymousreply 5209/08/2013

Too bad a lot of you don't live in New England, you don't get to enjoy the best chain pizza hands down: Papa Ginos. Thick, chewy crust with perfectly herbed chunky sauce and a four cheese blend.

by Anonymousreply 5309/08/2013

Not to sound like a hipster asshole, but it's super easy to make your own pizza - quicker than ordering out and cheaper too. There are some nice pre-made crusts you can buy if you're not into making your own, then it's just a matter of pouring on some sauce that you like, sprinkling on cheese and toppings, and sticking it in the oven for a few minutes. So good!

by Anonymousreply 5409/08/2013

Was this in Amarillo?

by Anonymousreply 5509/08/2013

I ordered a few of them for a party. They were all eaten, with no complaints. I thought it was pretty good.

by Anonymousreply 5609/08/2013

What in the hell do you know about taste, OP. You eat out assholes. Jeeze.

by Anonymousreply 5709/08/2013

R53 I'm also a Papa Gino's fan. I grew up outside Boston and had it a lot in my teens and 20s. I think it's even gotten better the lat time I had on when I was visiting family.

I avoid national chains for pretty much eveeything if i I can. There are some decent regional chains. Local places are alll over the map, but when I find one I like I stick to it.

by Anonymousreply 5809/08/2013

Companies use sugar as an extender in all kinds of foods where you wouldn't really expect it. No wonder diabetes and obesity are epidemic.

by Anonymousreply 5909/08/2013

Don't order from there as the company is against their employees having health care or a living wage. And as you already know, the food sucks.

by Anonymousreply 6009/08/2013

I like Pizza Hut, mostly their breadsticks w sauce, but it's a guilty pleasure and I am ashamed.

by Anonymousreply 6109/08/2013

Worst pizza I've ever eaten. And yeah, it was the sugar.

I complained. They sent me a coupon for another. I asked for sugar-free. No such thing, they told me.

Sugar in pizza????? Really?????

by Anonymousreply 6209/08/2013

I love Papa John's pizza! You people are chronic complainers.

by Anonymousreply 6309/08/2013

Thankfully I've never spent a dime on Papa John's ReThug agenda pizza. I cannot stand his commercials, his plastic surgery is so distracting!

I live in a NYC borough, there are more than enough decent pizza shops around to choose from.

I also pick up frozen pizza at Costco, DiGiorno is excellent for a frozen pizza and Costco's own Kirkland brand is decent, but the crust is kind of blah and cardboardy.

I used to make my own pizza with Boboli dough, but I can't seem to find Boboli in my local supermarkets, Costco doesn't have it either.

The Entenmann discount bakery shops actually sold Boboli as well as Arnold and other brands of breads. Since I no longer live near an Entenmann's discount bakery, I'm not sure if Boboli is even being made anymore.

by Anonymousreply 6409/08/2013

If you don't like sweet pizza sauce - you won't like Papa John's pizza. Sweet pizza sauce is hardly limited to Papa Johns.

Google New York Pizza Sauce - plenty of recipes with sugar added. Just not as much as in a sweet tomato sauce.

But if you're looking for a cheap and easy way to feed a lot of folks who are happy with free food and don't care what it tastes like - it can be a good deal.

by Anonymousreply 6509/08/2013

All I know is that I thoroughly enjoyed the reaction of the young delivery boy from PJ's when he saw me in the front door. It was totally unexpected on my part but I loved it! Blast away at me, but it was a look of approval and surprise!

by Anonymousreply 6609/08/2013

Troll-dar r63. It's our prodigal " 'mos" troll. On the "Where Not to Live in the US" thread he's calling us "nellies" if you don't like to hunt and fish. What a freak.

by Anonymousreply 6709/08/2013

Sugar is routinely added to home made tomato sauce, my late Italian grandmother added a bit, she told me it was added to reduce the acidity of the tomatoes.

But c'mon, you are not supposed to taste the sugar, if you do, it means too much sugar has been added to the sauce.

I do feel bad for people who can't enjoy the many kinds of foods of different nationalities, it must be horrible to eat bastardized versions of certain ethic foods. The idea of a sugary pizza is revolting.

Thankfully, living in a very diverse area I've been able to eat all different types of wonderful foods my entire life. I grew up in a Greek, Italian and Jewish neighborhood, I was able to eat the best of those foods, as well as Mexican and Chinese. Later on an Spanish and Indian restaurants moved in and I tried those foods. I laughed out loud when a former work colleague thought Taco Bell was authentic Mexican food!

by Anonymousreply 6809/08/2013

Make your own !

by Anonymousreply 6909/08/2013

R68 - some sauces are savory some sauces are sweet.

If you're making a savory sauce and you can taste the sugar you failed.

If you are making a sweet sauce and you can taste the sugar - you're OK.

A casual observation based upon the apparent success of Papa John's - some people like sweet pizza sauce.

by Anonymousreply 7009/08/2013

R21, got to disagree with you a little. I live in a small town housing project - elderly/disabled (I'm the latter), and whenever there are dinners and desserts, the women and men go crazy for the desserts. At least the people who aren't diabetics. I used to work in the summer at a restaurant in this same town, and usually elderly couples would have dessert. But I realize there are probably lots of elderly who DON't like desserts/watch them, too.

by Anonymousreply 7109/08/2013


Why the fuck aren't you BOYCOTTING Papa John's?

Why would you order from this right-wing republican anti-labor, anti-health-care fuckwad corporation, when in ANY town there are FAR better options?

BOYCOTT THEM, DAMMIT! Have some dignity! Show some spine!

by Anonymousreply 7209/08/2013

R21 - I think you're wrong about this.

I think if you study the changes in senses including taste/smell you will discover it is sweet and salty which go first. Followed by sour and bitter.

I'm not sure what you mean by crave. But it is true that as you get older the size and number of your taste buds decrease. Meaning you need more to reach the threshold where you can taste something.

by Anonymousreply 7309/08/2013

R72 if you start protesting businesses that are anti healthcare and anti labor, your are going to be one busy little fairy. Most companies are cutting back or cutting out full time workers so hey won't have to provide insurance. Thank you Obama.

by Anonymousreply 7409/08/2013

Numero Uno deep dish pizza with Italian sausage!

It's heavenly and full of delicious calories.

by Anonymousreply 7509/08/2013

I hate their pizza but that chemically engineered garlic butter dipping sauce was by guilty pleasure back in my pothead days. It was the only way I could tolerate their sugary breadsticks.

by Anonymousreply 7609/08/2013

I'm not gonna bother reading all the previous posts ('cuz really, who gives a fuck about Papa John's Pizza?)- so forgive me if this has been said already:

But they fucking give you butter (actually oil) to dip your crusts in!

How disgusting is that???

No wonder Americans are so fat.

by Anonymousreply 7709/08/2013

And spreading it to other countries - been seeing Papa John's couriers around here recently, in the UK.

by Anonymousreply 7809/08/2013


by Anonymousreply 7909/08/2013

R74 repeats a tired right-wing Republican talking point (aka "blatant lie") all while trying to discourage consumers spending money where the executives aren't blatantly right-wing assholes.

by Anonymousreply 8009/08/2013

[quote]Sugar is routinely added to home made tomato sauce, my late Italian grandmother added a bit, she told me it was added to reduce the acidity of the tomatoes.

Yes we have heard this one before. Tomato sauce is not that common in Italy and when made one NEVER adds sugar and in some cases one adds vinegar.

This is a disgusting American custom created by poor immigrants with no sense of class or custom.

It is disgusting and ruins the sauce.

by Anonymousreply 8109/09/2013

R81 When I was in Italy in 1990 I was told by an Italian woman to add sugar to the tomato sauce to reduce acidity.

by Anonymousreply 8209/09/2013

Look up the science on taste buds. Bitter and salt buds decline first. Sweet is the first taste we get and the last we lose. Kids and old people love sweets. The more you fucking know, bitches...

As for pizza chains, Marco's is excellent.

by Anonymousreply 8309/09/2013


by Anonymousreply 8409/09/2013

Well, I was told to add a carrot to my sauce to cut the acidity and take it out before serving. It works.

by Anonymousreply 8509/09/2013

[quote]Well, I was told to add a carrot to my sauce to cut the acidity and take it out before serving. It works.

Because carrots contain TAH DAH....SUGAR!


[quote]Carrots contain carbohydrates, and almost half of their total carbs consist of sugar.

by Anonymousreply 8609/09/2013

That's why I brought it up.


by Anonymousreply 8709/09/2013

All of these pizzas are okay. In fact, even BAD pizza is pretty good. What delicate flowers you all are, what sophisticated palates.

by Anonymousreply 8809/09/2013

You type fat, r88.

by Anonymousreply 8909/09/2013

Just boycott Papa John's ... don't order it, and ask others don't order it.

by Anonymousreply 9009/09/2013

r85 My Granma did the same thing. Also, one or two cloves added to the sauce/gravy/ragu(let's not even go there again, shall we?) rounds out the flavors nicely. I believe a lot of times when sugar is added to tomatoes, the cook is attempting to either accentuate an insipid tomato flavor, or, to actually mask the taste of a too-long simmered, or simply too old, sauce. Yick! Sweet sauce, what an abomination.

by Anonymousreply 9109/09/2013

An Italian woman or an Italian AMERICAN woman.

by Anonymousreply 9209/10/2013

I thought sugar was added to approximate the taste of sweet basil.

It takes perhaps ten minutes to prep gluten-free dough - made with garbanzo beans. You spread it on a stone like a pasty oatmeal. It actually tastes and feels pretty good.

by Anonymousreply 9309/10/2013

[quote]It takes perhaps ten minutes to prep gluten-free dough - made with garbanzo beans.

And then you spend perhaps two hours farting your ass off

by Anonymousreply 9409/10/2013

r81 - we're talking a pinch of sugar in a big pot. You shouldn't taste it. You can also use baking soda.

And yes, cooks in Italy (like my aunt) do it, sometimes. It depends on the tomatoes.

Nick Stellino, the chef and cookbook author, puts a little on raw tomatoes if they lack some taste.

In sauce, I tend to use (sparingly) baking soda. Like sugar, you have to be careful adding it so you can't taste any.

by Anonymousreply 9509/10/2013

The last Papa John's pizza I ordered (GMAB, I liked their online ordering system) came undercooked and gave me severe food poisoning. Sick as a dog starting ~24 hours afterwards and down for almost a week.

by Anonymousreply 9609/10/2013

Stop. Ordering. Papa. John's. Pizzas.

Boycott the fucker.

There are dozens of better options. Even DOMINOS is a better option.

by Anonymousreply 9709/11/2013

This says it all:

by Anonymousreply 9809/11/2013

Is that why some twinks are so skinny? You fuckers boycotting all the anti-gay businesses don't got nothing left to eat but bitter greens and shit? Actually, that explains why so many of you are such little cunts too... eat a damn cookie! Little Debbie and Mrs. Fields aren't sending you to the camps, bitches! Do boycott Auntie Annie's though... I saw that bitch on TV and that is one lady with some entitlement issues! Teach that whore a lesson.

by Anonymousreply 9909/11/2013

I boycott Nabisco because they hired Tracy Morgan as their spokesperson.

by Anonymousreply 10009/11/2013

'Corn Chip Nail Tips!'

by Anonymousreply 10109/11/2013

"If my son is gay, I would talk to him like a man, or I will pull out a knife stab that little n-er to death!"

"Gay people aren't born gay. This 'born this way' is bullshit!".

That's funnier, R101. Right? Right. Yum, Wheat Thins.

by Anonymousreply 10209/11/2013

That bird just talked! That's crazy!

by Anonymousreply 10309/11/2013

You dipshits take a stand, boycot all the crap you want. No one cares hell, they don't want you freaks in their businesses anyway.

by Anonymousreply 10409/12/2013 we are supposed to listen to people talk about the taste of a pizza, who spend their free time eating out a guys ass. Unbelievable.

by Anonymousreply 10509/12/2013

R104 and R105 = Papa John furious that he's not getting his ass eaten out - by anybody.

by Anonymousreply 10609/12/2013

This site is dead! Don't resuscitate. Come towards the light...Zatalounge...where angels will recieve you, on all fours, you dirty devils!

by Anonymousreply 10709/12/2013

Papa John truly has dead eyes.

by Anonymousreply 10809/12/2013

I had a Little Caesars pizza today and it was disgusting. It was one of those "Hot & Ready" ones, which basically means been sitting on a heating rack for who knows how long, and the pizza was all dry.

The best pizza places really are the ones that aren't chains (or only have a few locations).

by Anonymousreply 10909/05/2014

Why did you puke this thread up again, moron R109?

by Anonymousreply 11009/05/2014

R110 Nobody forced you to read it so fuck off cunt.

by Anonymousreply 11109/05/2014

Anyone who is sane, rational, or self-respecting is boycotting that shit pizza due to the company owner's noxious politics.

by Anonymousreply 11209/05/2014

John Schnatter is a short-fingered vulgarian aka typical Republican. What an ugly little pig-boy too.

by Anonymousreply 11309/05/2014

It isn't even about shitty, sugary Papa John pizza, R111. So who's the cunt?

by Anonymousreply 11409/05/2014

R114 Still you :)

by Anonymousreply 11509/05/2014

I'm off to have some non-chain pizza, just because there aren't any chains near my motel room and I don't want to go to the trouble of finding one.

by Anonymousreply 11609/05/2014

May you have nothing to eat for 100 years but Papa John's pizza, R115.

by Anonymousreply 11709/05/2014

[quote]The best pizza places really are the ones that aren't chains (or only have a few locations).

What a dull, obvious observation.

by Anonymousreply 11809/05/2014


by Anonymousreply 11909/05/2014

R109 I had Little Caesars a few years ago and it was inedible. Not even the kids would eat it. Haven't been back since.

Pizza Hut has gotten pretty bad too, not that they were ever very good, but at least they were edible at one time. Papa Johns tastes like their toppings have been sitting a long time. Subway is the same way.

I haven't had Dominos in years, are they any better now that they "fixed" their sauce a few years ago?

by Anonymousreply 12009/05/2014

The non-chain was a disappointment, edible but I would've preferred Pizza Hut. The salad was bad, the salad bar is only open for lunch but I doubt it would've helped. And it was so cold, if it's a cold day turn off the freaking air conditioner.

I always hated Papa John's, before Schnatter outed himself as a douchebag and before I knew sugar was the culprit.

by Anonymousreply 12109/05/2014

I really like the Papa Johns bread sticks with pizza sauce. Not enough to buy them, but they're good.

by Anonymousreply 12209/05/2014

Of the chains, Pizza Hut's pizza is the best--which isn't saying much.

After having lived in NYC where the pizza is amazing, the taste of any other pizza (except maybe Chicago Deep Dish) is awful, just awful.

by Anonymousreply 12309/05/2014

I have never had a chain pizza that was anything but revolting. It always shocks me when people order from these places at parties and call 'pizza' like it truly is.

by Anonymousreply 12409/06/2014

Little Caesars is dry as hell and flavorless.

Papa John's is sugary shit.

I haven't tried Domino's in years, but I was never impressed with it.

by Anonymousreply 12509/06/2014

Most towns have locally owned pizzerias. They are less than a mile apart in my town. Any of them are better than a chain. And most deliver too!

by Anonymousreply 12609/06/2014

The only chain pizza I can stand is Round Table.

by Anonymousreply 12709/06/2014

For the life of me, I can't understand the attraction of Chicago deep dish pizza.

by Anonymousreply 12809/06/2014

YES OP!!! My family and I tried this shit several years ago because their shop was not far from our house and what absolute DRECK! It was fucking disgusting and didn't have much flavor. We tried 3 different pizzas too.

by Anonymousreply 12909/06/2014

How did he get rich on such bad pizza? Any of the other chains are substantially better in my opinion. Some people must love bland sugar pizza, it's the only explanation.

by Anonymousreply 13009/06/2014

Good, OP. I'm glad you spent your money on a homophobic, anti-minimum wage activist, who is a high profile Republican pig.

by Anonymousreply 13109/06/2014

R130 it's cheap, recognizable and most people don't seem to care whether it tastes good. Why do you think Burger King, McDonalds, Subway and Pizza Hut have lasted so long?

R131 why don't you go to Iraq and talk about your politics. Can't wait to watch it on the news.

by Anonymousreply 13209/06/2014

None of the pizza chains are cheap compared to drive-thru burger places. Little Caesars is the only cheap one and even it has better pizza than Papa John's.

by Anonymousreply 13309/06/2014

At least the Little Ceasar's family are good Dems.

by Anonymousreply 13409/06/2014

They are? Cool, I used to deliver for them.

by Anonymousreply 13509/06/2014

When I was a kid, we used to get Pizza Hut every Sunday night. Until one night when my mom went to Little Ceaser's, instead. I asked her why she didn't get Pizza Hut, and she said she wasn't going there anymore since they hired Rush Limbaugh as their spokesman.

by Anonymousreply 13609/06/2014

You marys must be a real pill to socialize with. Oh I can't go theeeeeeeeeeeeeeere, someone who works there once voted Republican! Oh no, not there! The delivery driver looks like he might be against gay marriage! Yawn. You must sit home alone a lot.

by Anonymousreply 13709/06/2014

Just can it, Log Cabin dolt.

by Anonymousreply 13809/06/2014

Go fuck yourself, trailer trash

by Anonymousreply 13909/06/2014

OMG I didn't believe r136, but Rush did do commercials for Pizza Hut! They could never get away with hiring someone as polarizing and divisive today.

by Anonymousreply 14009/06/2014

Chain store pizza is as bad as chain store burgers...which is total, manufactured, processed, chemical crap.

Go to a local mom & pop pizzeria. Tons better, fresher ingredients & they'll appreciate the business.

by Anonymousreply 14109/06/2014

Thank you R99, my sentiments exactly.

by Anonymousreply 14209/06/2014

R137 if a fucking moron. An amoral idiotic moron. He must be insufferable to be around. No self-respect at all, obviously.

by Anonymousreply 14309/06/2014

R125, Dominos changed their recipe a few years back. It used to be HORRIBLE ("ketchup on cardboard" wasn't far from the truth).

Now it's actually one of the better chain pizzas. Which doesn't mean it's GOOD, but it's edible, and certainly better than the crap from the evil Papa John's.

by Anonymousreply 14409/06/2014

R137, at least we don't take a shit on our pizza the way you do on yours. Because you take a shit on everything.

by Anonymousreply 14509/06/2014

[R25] "I ain't braying, I'm just saying."


We ordered a Papa John's pizza ONCE because all other joints were closed.

Even adding oregano and parmesan, black pepper and garlic powder did nothing to enhance the experience. It's like the pizza actually absorbed all those flavors and channeled them to another dimension.

Papa John's pizza is just a remarkably bland food-like disk. Perfect for drying and shellacking and using on a stage set.

by Anonymousreply 14609/06/2014

I voted for Obama, therefore you know I'm liberal.

by Anonymousreply 14709/06/2014

No Papa John. Elton John. That's right. Here in Palm Springs we eat the Elton John pizza at Bill's Pizzeria on Indian Canyon.

The Elton John pizza: white sauce, onions, artichoke, black olive and ricotta cheese on the perfect crispy and chewy crust. Absolutely delicious.

by Anonymousreply 14809/06/2014

I hated Papa Johns before it was cool. Now it's just too mainstream to hate them, so I'll invent some other reason to be offended and boycott a trendier restaurant.

by Anonymousreply 14909/06/2014

R149 = idiot.

by Anonymousreply 15009/06/2014

Type 2 diabetic. I can eat pizza with no problems usually, even at a restaurant, but Papa John's gives me very high blood sugar if I have more than one small slice. Not worth it. Oh yeah, he is a right wing asshole too.

by Anonymousreply 15109/06/2014

You should boycott eating altogether because there are people out there who are right wingers and they eat! Take a stand! Refuse to eat!

by Anonymousreply 15209/06/2014

R152 is a moron who completely misses the point of boycotts. Too stupid to understand obviously. Must be a conservative.

by Anonymousreply 15309/06/2014

r152, with the many choices of pizza that are healthier and won't fill the pockets of a total asshole, I see no reason to eat this asshole's food. 'Merica!

by Anonymousreply 15409/06/2014

I know, people love to scream BOYCOTT.

Fuck it. I eat where I want.

by Anonymousreply 15509/06/2014

And so do people who boycott places, R155. Knuckledragger.

by Anonymousreply 15609/06/2014

(rolling eyes at R155)

You vote every day for the kind of world you want with the dollars you spend.

Maybe stop being so selfishly self-absorbed and myopic for once, and spend your money where it does good, let alone where it buys better pizza.

by Anonymousreply 15709/06/2014

Right Wingers are always cunts, and rarely make sense in their extremist and annoying world of nuttery.


by Anonymousreply 15809/06/2014

R153 and R154 don't seem to understand why demanding people conform to their whims isn't tolerated by many. Hence the supposition that you're both real pills that no one wants to socialize with.

Believe what you want, do what you want, but don't expect me to follow because you want me to. I think you're both pretentious dullards.

by Anonymousreply 15909/06/2014

R159 = clueless, self-loathing moron, apparently. Jesus. What an asshole.

by Anonymousreply 16009/06/2014

Hey, R159... we don't want you touching that really hot stove either!!

by Anonymousreply 16109/06/2014

I can't believe R159 is THAT much of a brainless knee-jerk reactionary moron... or that he's defending such brainless knee-jerk reactionary idiocy in others. Seriously?

by Anonymousreply 16209/06/2014

R160 = sanctimonious, pretentious dimwit, apparently. Barack! What a cunt.

by Anonymousreply 16309/06/2014

Me: "I boycott Papa John's Pizza because the owner is a right-wing bigoted douche-bag who treats his employees like shit as he gets rich off their backs, and the pizza is absolutely terrible.."

R159: "YOU CAN'T TELL ME WHAT TO DO!!!" (runs to his bedroom, slams the door, and orders Papa John's pizza to his own detriment.

by Anonymousreply 16409/06/2014


I'll spend my money wherever I damn well please.

by Anonymousreply 16509/06/2014

If you're intolerant of someone else's intolerance, it makes you just as much of a cunt.

by Anonymousreply 16609/06/2014

Tolerance of Intolerance is cowardice.

Intolerance of Intolerance is intelligence.

by Anonymousreply 16709/06/2014

r120/163, don't you have to go feed the kids, instead of trolling a gay message board all fucking day?

by Anonymousreply 16809/06/2014

Americans love sweet things, which is why McDonald's puts sugar in its hamburger buns.

Like coffee and bread before it, I think pizza is going through a wave of more sophisticated tastes in America.

Maybe one day people will look back on Papa John's, as they do Wonder Bread and Nescafe, and say, "I can't believe I even bought that garbage."

by Anonymousreply 16909/06/2014

I'm guessing R165 is about 14 years old. At least emotionally.

by Anonymousreply 17009/06/2014

Why? Because he's not willing to be bullied as much as you're willing to bully?

by Anonymousreply 17109/06/2014

R171 = typical conservative moron... who doesn't recognize the REAL bully in a situation, and defends the bully against his victim, who he calls "the real bully".

So predictable. Conservatives do that ALL THE TIME. When they get called on their own bullying, they scream "BULLY!" at anyone who dared to call them out.

It's a fascinating psychological pathology.

by Anonymousreply 17209/06/2014

[quote]Why? Because he's not willing to be bullied as much as you're willing to bully?

Bullied? Really? Couldn't you throw in the other favorite word Americans now use when they are called on stupid, selfish behavior: Shaming?

WHHHHHHHHHHHHAAAAAAAAAAAA you're trying to make feel bad for eating disgusting, greasy food, the sale of which helps my enemies, because I am a lazy slob with no moral compass.

by Anonymousreply 17309/06/2014

It is fascinating, R172! Pull up a chair, take off your tin foil hat and tell me more about your conspiracy theories.

by Anonymousreply 17409/06/2014

[quote]I am a lazy slob with no moral compass

Admitting your problem is half the battle, R173. Now work on quitting being a shrieking queen ext and you'll be almost tolerable.

by Anonymousreply 17509/06/2014

A "queen ext," R175?

by Anonymousreply 17609/06/2014

R174, it's an observable fact, not a tin-hat conspiracy theory.

Just like the pathological projection that conservatives routinely engage in ... always accusing others of what is actually true of themselves.

by Anonymousreply 17709/06/2014

It must be a huge hit down south where sugar is required in everything. Even tuna salad has sweet relish in it, which contains HFCS.

by Anonymousreply 17809/06/2014

I clicked open this thread and it was the worst.

by Anonymousreply 17909/06/2014

R177 if that was true, that would make you a conservative.

Let's revisit some of your accusations that are clearly just true of yourself:

brainless knee-jerk reactionary moron...

clueless, self-loathing moron...


Yup, you pegged yourself correctly.

by Anonymousreply 18009/06/2014

No, R180, you're just projecting. None of those are true of me, thanks. But you know, if the shoe fits YOU, feel free to wear it.

by Anonymousreply 18109/06/2014

Yes, the sauce is jammed with sugar. It's absolutely disgusting. They could easily NOT have the sugar, but focus groups have told them that people enjoy lots and lots of sugar. Those of us who don't enjoy cupfuls of sugar are in the minority.

by Anonymousreply 18203/16/2015
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