Pizza Pursuit - Coco Brooks

Coco Brooks

2020 32 Ave. N.E


Order: Egg ’n’ Bacon ($6.29). An 8-inch personal pizza topped with scrambled eggs, smoked bacon, mozzarella, aged cheddar and a ton of black pepper.

Crust: This pizza comes on Coco’s regular crust with other choices available — thin or gluten-free.. The crust was exceptionally crisp around the outer edges, and because of the pan it was cooked in, it was puffy and doughy on the inside.

Sauce: None. There was no sauce on this bad boy and I couldn’t find a darn thing wrong with that.

Toppings: The eggs were used generously and cooked perfectly — something I was a little worried about before trying this pizza. The bacon was in bits, scattered everywhere, and they carried a lingering smokiness and saltiness. The mozza-cheddar blend was the perfect duo for colour and flavour, but the icing on the cake was the fresh ground pepper. It absolutely elevated the deliciousness of this pie.

Dining options: Dine in, takeout or delivery (although there’s a six pizza minimum). You can also buy ready-to-bake or frozen pizzas.

Decision: If you’re looking for a bang for your buck, Coco Brooks is a fabulous option. There are a multitude of choices and because of the personal-sized pizzas, it’s easy to please a large group of pizza patrons. Although this is a breakfast-oriented pie, I enjoyed mine for supper and suggest it would be fine for any meal of the day. Most people may not know Coco Brooks opens at 8 a.m. during the week and 9 a.m. on Saturdays (and is closed Sundays), so you can fulfil those early-morning-pizza cravings. This pie gets four out of six slices.

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Comments: 6

freethinking wrote:

It's not just grease that smears every box of Coco Brooks, it's pushy religious dogma. How could someone who's reviewing this restaurant miss this? In your face, non-mormons/christians!

on Jun 30th, 2011 at 12:41pm Report Abuse

freethinking wrote:

I think we need more objective reviews. These are obviously 'sponsored'. What next? McDonalds?

on Jun 30th, 2011 at 12:43pm Report Abuse

Editor Drew Anderson wrote:

While I'm not a fan of Coco Brooks' religious dogma and won't eat there because of it, I'm not sure what that has to do with a short pizza review.

I don't work at FFWD, but I used to, and was the editor that would have dealt with this section and this review and I can tell you that these are not sponsored. FFWD is one of the publications in town that doesn't do advertorial.

on Jun 30th, 2011 at 3:24pm Report Abuse

dog dog wrote:

Good grief.

OMG, they're religious! My "open mind" can't handle it!

Your brand of closed-minded bigotry isn't any better than every other system of prejudice that's been around for ages.

on Jun 30th, 2011 at 4:09pm Report Abuse

Jim wrote:

hrm, a pizza with eggs and no sauce? that's not even a pizza... and i don't see how you can pass judgment of a restaurant's pizza based on that.

another glaring problem with this column is that the author is trying a different (and usually outrageous) pizza at each place. how can you compare apples to oranges???

on Jul 4th, 2011 at 7:12pm Report Abuse

kristasylvester wrote:

I just wanted to offer you all a chance to let me know your suggestions for the Pizza Pursuit column at As the arts and life editor I am open to your feedback, negative or positive, about what you like and don't like about the column. Thanks!

on Jul 27th, 2011 at 12:12pm Report Abuse

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