I Finally tried Colony Pizza in Stamford

It’s been a good seven years from the first time I heard about Colony until today, when I finally tried it. And as such, I’ve always felt a little like I wasn’t a full fledged member of the SW connecticut family. The hot oil pie from Colony seems to be a rite of passage for anyone living in Fairfield county. So I was finally initiated today. I’m a citizen.

I’m almost scared to say this… but I didn’t really like it. I mean, it was OK. But there just wasn’t anything that special about what I had. I tried the hot oil pie and a regular pie (for the kiddies). They were good, but there just wasn’t a lot for me to get excited about. I liked the slight kick the pepper gives the pie. The crust was nice and crisp.

This isn’t a problem with comparisons to other pizzas. I fully get that this is a different experience. A different kind of pizza. But there just wasn’t a lot for me to enjoy. The sauce was average, the cheese average, the crisp crust nice, the pepper good…

I guess it isn’t that I didn’t enjoy it (how’s that for some double negatives) it’s just that I didn’t find it to be the superlative experience I was expecting.

I’ll probably still go back. I just won’t be pining for it any time soon.

So, there you have it. Please don’t revoke my citizenship. I’m a good person. promise. really.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s