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St. Louis-style pizza • Tim and Kathy Pieri’s throwback Italian restaurant, named for their teenage daughter, will charm you one way or another. To my non-native-St. Louisan surprise, it was Liliana’s take on St. Louis-style pizza that won me over. Its crust, though very thin, has chew and character and can support topping combinations both basic and elaborate. Order a pie and try not to sing along with the Sinatra playing on the sound system.

Where 11836 Tesson Ferry Road • Menu Pizza, pasta and more Italian-American favorites • Hours Lunch and dinner Tuesday-Sunday (closed Monday)

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