I have been to Marie’s in Wadsworth once or twice, but my husband, Bobby, never has. He has heard from several people that it is a good restaurant, but things never worked out for him to try it. That changed on Sunday, July 3, 2016, when we went on our impromptu date, which you can read about here.
Even though we had just got done eating dessert at Subzero Ice Cream and Yogurt, that did not stop us from being enticed to order an appetizer before our pizza. The picture and description of the stuffed garlic bread was too irresistible. Remember that I was pretty full from my ice cream, but the garlic bread was nice and cheesy.
I had tried to talk Bobby into a meat pizza, which included pepperoni, sausage, ham, bacon and meatballs. I even offered to ask to get it without sausage, since that isn’t one of his favorite toppings. However, we differ on how we like our pizzas. Bobby is what you would call a minimalist, with cheese being his topping of choice. I, however, don’t mind if I need a forklift to pick up up my pizza with all of its toppings. Over the course of the years, we have come to an agreement on pizza toppings. Our typical pizza has pepperoni and bacon. That is what we ended up getting on this night. Which in retrospect was a good idea, because we were able to compare it to other pizzas we have eaten.
This pizza was good. The crust was what I would consider thick. It was crispy on the edges, but soft in the middle (which is how I like it). We didn’t get extra sauce, but the menu says that you can get it without extra cost. Turns out we really liked the sauce, which Bobby describes as depth of flavor. It doesn’t appear to come from a can.
When Bobby and I got done, he asked to get a picture of the t-shirt the servers were wearing.
After that he explained I wrote a blog and then was pointed to the owner of the restaurant, Joe Lenze. When Bobby introduced me, I said, “You’re not Marie.” He said, “Sometimes they call me Mr. Marie.” He also has a connection with Wooster. He told us that he got some of the furniture from When In Rome, a former restaurant in Wooster. Proving once again that we are never really very far from home.
Speaking of home, turns out that we took much of our dinner home. (Remember ber we were full from eating our dessert first.) Therefore, we were able to enjoy a taste of the tasty pizza when it was fresh and then again when we had the leftovers later the next day. And enjoy it we did!