The Perfect Deep-Dish Pizza, According to Emmett Burke | Food Skills

  • Published on Jul 17, 2017
  • New Yorkers are fiercely protective of their thin-crust pizza. But on the border of Greenwich Village and Soho, one man has been brave enough to open up shop in enemy territory, finally bringing real, Chicago-style deep dish to the five boroughs. Enter: Emmett Burke. As the owner of Emmett's on Macdougal Street, Burke has worked to convert the most ardent, thin-crust pizza snobs to the gospel of deep dish. Loaded with mozzarella cheese, sausage, and vine-ripened tomatoes, a good Chicago-style pie can taste like a Neapolitan slice on steroids. If NYC truly is a cultural melting pot, why can't two superior pizza styles co-exist?
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Comments • 644

  • oogachaka
    oogachaka 3 months ago

    Deep dish pizza is really just a pie.

  • Yliyah1212
    Yliyah1212 6 months ago

    Yeah Chicago the best pizza in the world I think crust pizza is a hundred times better than New York their Pizza taste like cardboard

  • Sim On
    Sim On 6 months ago

    This is not a pizza, it's a pie.

  • Pablo Resendiz
    Pablo Resendiz 6 months ago

    Too sloppy should hold bettet but looks tasty

  • David Samuel Blain
    David Samuel Blain 7 months ago

    My favorite is 🐙 drunken 🍤 & kernel 🌽 🍕, covered with ketchup, mustard, mayonnaise, ranch salad dressing, bbq sauce, Chinese soy sauce, Chinese duck sauce, & cream spinach dip on the toppings, if you asked me truly personally as a 🇭🇹-🇺🇸 mild autistic person, if you asked me truly personally.

  • Mads Kristensen
    Mads Kristensen 9 months ago

    3 days fermenting the dough? xD like 1 day is enough

  • ibeleaf
    ibeleaf 9 months ago

    i really like these. but it's not a fucking pizza. it's a god damn pie or a cake or something

  • PyroNinja713
    PyroNinja713 Year ago

    That aint pizza.

  • Rudywtf
    Rudywtf Year ago

    im down with some leonardo's at millhopper they put the cheese on top to hold it together, the guy who made this hit it spot on saying it looks like a soup. bet it taste good though.

  • Shawn Wesson
    Shawn Wesson Year ago

    RAISE THAT CHICAGO FREAK FLAG IN NY! Your pizza is lovely Bro! ❤️

  • j burggg
    j burggg Year ago

    this guy also is a breakdancer. goes by the name, ace ventura

  • Gabriel Villavicencio

    While I think the pizza looks good, cheese on the bottom is heresy.

  • cupidgal
    cupidgal Year ago

    I am definitely going to visit.. being a chicagoan living in new york.. i need my binge lol

  • C Walters
    C Walters Year ago

    Funniest thing about the NY Chicago feud is that once you have pizza from Italy you realize none of this is pizza. Every city has its own interpretation of it so arguing is ridiculous.

  • Pawnsicle
    Pawnsicle Year ago

    That’s not pizza that’s noodle-less lasagna

  • The Godless
    The Godless Year ago

    there is no such thing as a deep dish's called quiche.

  • Jimmy Rivera
    Jimmy Rivera Year ago

    Chicago pizza is the best pizza ever. One of a kind. Fuck NY pizza

  • Umar G Rally
    Umar G Rally Year ago

    I have never tried Deep Dish 🍕
    Damn. I really want some.

  • Sonia TheHorse
    Sonia TheHorse Year ago

    I want food!!!!!!!!

  • Eric Liestoh
    Eric Liestoh Year ago

    To all those (insert insulting expletive here) who are whining "this isn't pizza", I'm hereby designating an official term for this very real psychological disorder that you're exhibiting: pizza envy. If you didn't desperately crave some of the pizza (yes, I said it- PIZZA!) that's shown in this video, you wouldn't be here watching it, and we all know it. So please stop trying to fool the rest of us with your faux condescension bullshit, because you're wasting your time.

  • Eric Liestoh
    Eric Liestoh Year ago

    I see no reason why a place like this wouldn't do well in NY City. The whole rest of the country has already long since been exposed to NY style pizza, so there's no reason why NY City can't accommodate something new and enjoy it.

  • Tomz921
    Tomz921 Year ago

    Pequod's is goat pizza

  • AroundIndiana
    AroundIndiana Year ago +1

    Chicago style deep dish is a meal, all other styles are snacks

  • Ashley Hyatt
    Ashley Hyatt Year ago +1

    NY style, Chicago style, Naples, Lombardy - Hell, I just love food! Food is love, man.

  • shawn crosby
    shawn crosby Year ago

    Same jack Daniels add on every fucking video lol

  • Aaron S
    Aaron S Year ago

    I'm afraid I'm gonna drown in that swimming pool.

  • chocolate thunder

    When you put the sauce on the top you don't get to brown the cheese

  • Blag Cog
    Blag Cog Year ago

    "She worked in a pizzaria as a pizza delivery guy"

  • Steve D
    Steve D Year ago

    I eat Lou Malnatis (best deep dish in Chicago imo) about once every week or two. When I first had it when I was small, I wasn't a fan cause it wasn't pizza like you see everywhere else. Now, I literally can't get enough. The satisfaction you get from a good deep dish pie will always be FAR better than any other type. This is not to say I don't like regular or NY style though.

  • Spyder Dogg
    Spyder Dogg Year ago

    Thats not pizza

  • Jonathan Giovannacci

    When you're Italian and you want to die

  • Kyle
    Kyle Year ago +4

    I was enjoying this until he said "When you get a dollar slice of pizza, you get what you're paying for". WTF? Some of the best pizza I've ever had has been dollar slices.

  • Daniyal Ali
    Daniyal Ali Year ago +1

    0:25 bottom left 5 dhs from uae what else do you guys recognize?

  • Kaizen
    Kaizen Year ago +1

    Am I the only one here who gets disgusted by stuff like this? all that fat and oil, disgusting.

    • Anthony Perez
      Anthony Perez 11 months ago

      TheFoeniks shut up queer

    • Kaizen
      Kaizen Year ago

      It was a rhetorically question, because I know that I am not :)

    • Angel Fox
      Angel Fox Year ago +6

      Yeah, it's just you.

  • Sean Roberts
    Sean Roberts Year ago

    i have a hidden Jewell that sells pizza just like this

  • Zenn Exile
    Zenn Exile Year ago

    My cast iron Deep Dish, blows this the fuck away. Not even bragging. I can make your mouth reach full completion on the first bite. You will need to take a bite of a cheap pizza just to get the easy one off. Feel me?
    This cat is confused about what "Perfect" means.

  • high horse
    high horse Year ago

    it's only pizza if its on thin crust

  • Kalu Braun
    Kalu Braun Year ago

    Hät jemand de kölsche Sticker jesehe?

  • RJam204
    RJam204 Year ago +1

    you make a decent lasagna I guess. not pizza though.
    I bet you serve a grilled sandwich with meat on it and call it a grilled cheese.
    ..and try to claim you make a Philly Cheese when it doesnt have wiz or a hoagie bun.
    .. and a Texas chili with beans.

  • kheath580
    kheath580 Year ago

    deep dish pizza is shit

  • Dan Lukaszewski
    Dan Lukaszewski Year ago

    So he basically did a Lou Malnatis copy. Looks good...
    Also, I have lived downtown chicago for nearly 20 years, if you come here, pass on Giordanos and go to Lous or Uno

    ShoeTELEVISION Year ago +1

    it lives up to the hype. got a large deep dish today and it was great. sauce and crust are really good

  • chasm616
    chasm616 Year ago +1

    I can see why people would like it but it's not for me personally. I prefer the texture and crisp bite of a traditional pizza to the gooeyness and filling of a deep dish. Still, eat whatever the fuck you want really, no reason to be a snob about it.

  • SlaphappyMongoose
    SlaphappyMongoose Year ago +1

    You wanna know how to start a flame war? Chicago style pizza is just lasagna with pizza toppings.

  • Craig Chastain
    Craig Chastain Year ago

    I bet that pizza really sweeps the leg...

  • MaarikMari
    MaarikMari Year ago

    Give me it now!

  • Garðar Karl Ólafsson

    Get Tyler, the creator please

  • Chris C
    Chris C Year ago

    I'll go to Artichoke on Macdougal instead

  • sum dude
    sum dude Year ago

    He doesnt need to be this pure Italian. Its making a fucking pizza seriously lol...

  • Mav Erick
    Mav Erick Year ago

    Food skills


    Foods kills

  • R
    R Year ago

    That's pizza soup in a bread bowl. I want a slice that I can fold and walk with, that's real pizza.

  • korencek
    korencek Year ago

    what a joke and butchery that taints the name "pizza".

    SMASH FoLeY TV Year ago

    I would love to turn that pizza into stinky poop

  • daniel nunez
    daniel nunez Year ago

    No offense but that pizza that nasty imo
    But i guess i am biased so what do i know

  • MrAlex3132003
    MrAlex3132003 Year ago

    I love pizza as much as the next man, but this DOES NOT look good at all!

  • PourTheCoalToEr
    PourTheCoalToEr Year ago

    Deep dish pizza never appealed to me at all, but holy cow, that looks so good.

  • Sir Zechs Lucifer

    nah can't really compare to Giordano's

  • Mitch S
    Mitch S Year ago

    I'm from Chicago and this was awesome. Deep dish all day baby. I loved one liner about 1 dollar NY slices, and you're just like......nah

  • Virgin Mary
    Virgin Mary Year ago

    OMG! I want this pizza in my mouth now!! Then I want Emmett in my mouth second!!

  • HOOLIGANfilmz
    HOOLIGANfilmz Year ago

    That looks BOMB!

  • Aleix Browne
    Aleix Browne Year ago

    all that bloody tomato. would make me kill my self.

  • Jerry Hendrix
    Jerry Hendrix Year ago +1

    Emmett's isn't as great as the classic Chicago pizzerias but it's definitely worth trying if you're in NYC and dying to have a Chicago slice. Hoping they can keep improving the recipe as they grow!

  • Dan Shaw
    Dan Shaw Year ago

    I love pizza. That looks like shit though.

  • Ro G
    Ro G Year ago

    Having worked in a chicago pizza place (shout out to Carmen's), the real secret to a good pizza is the large stick of butter used to coat the pan. And stuffed over deep is the way to go!
    So hungry.

  • Devin Gary
    Devin Gary Year ago

    Emmett Burke. Bro why are you torturing us

  • Foodpimpz
    Foodpimpz Year ago

    Looks delicious.

  • EmDub
    EmDub Year ago +1

    Oh my god this is pure pizza porn!

  • Roast-a-hoe
    Roast-a-hoe Year ago

    Been here a year, wish I knew. See you Friday.

  • Andrew Loh
    Andrew Loh Year ago

    Rare to spot my country's note showcased in a store overseas! -Singapore fan

  • Bww Irving
    Bww Irving Year ago +1


  • Dev Sethi
    Dev Sethi Year ago +1

    Went here recently and it was fantastic but the best deep dish nationally is, in my opinion, Little Star in San Francisco. Unreal.

    • Anthony Perez
      Anthony Perez 11 months ago

      Dev Sethi they got a spot called Rance's that looks great too

  • Maximumilianer
    Maximumilianer Year ago +1

    Sloppy overdone crap trust the US to go big with everything! I like deep dish but it's not enjoyable if it's basically a soup on a pie that falls right off after you cut a slice...

  • Chicago Area Racing
    Chicago Area Racing Year ago +1

    I went to New York and asked for "deep dish" Chicago style and I LAUGHED when they brought it out. Now this is without a doubt a Chicago style pizza. Looks amazing.

    DAV URGE Year ago

    I wanna do this in a college town in Texas

    • DAV URGE
      DAV URGE Year ago

      all the pizza here is Sicilian style.

  • DragonRider
    DragonRider Year ago

    I have to find this place!

  • Alejandro Chavez
    Alejandro Chavez Year ago +1

    Thanks for the tip of leaving the pizza to sit for 3 minutes. I remember making a deep dish once and I cut straight into it after taking it out of the oven. It was so hard to eat😅

    • Anthony Perez
      Anthony Perez 11 months ago

      Alejandro Chavez yeah man make it 4 to be safe

  • Koala Default
    Koala Default Year ago

    If I'm paying a lot for a meal it ain't gonna be pizza boy

  • spiloFTW
    spiloFTW Year ago

    thats an abomination not a pizza

  • Dumb Bitch
    Dumb Bitch Year ago

    D e e p. D i s h. S u c k s

  • White Dove
    White Dove Year ago

    No wonder that americans are so obese.

  • TPRJones
    TPRJones Year ago

    That casserole looks delicious.

  • Luis Ibarra
    Luis Ibarra Year ago

    That is not a fucking pizza, call it a pie, if you want, but not pizza.

  • Ljink
    Ljink Year ago

    Damn, he just exposed New York $1 Pizza...

  • Tapiture
    Tapiture Year ago

    I love deep dish but I’m surprised his restaurant does well because New Yorkers hate it.

  • ImperiousViking
    ImperiousViking Year ago

    They should not be allowed to call this a pizza.
    It's not a pizza!

  • Gabriel Quinn
    Gabriel Quinn Year ago

    You're not from Chicago , fuck you

  • Arbhall McDougall

    Juuuuuuust a tad too much sauce for my tastes, but its good to see a proper slice of pizza finally get showcased on this channel.

  • shallwi
    shallwi Year ago

    Its not pizza

  • artman201
    artman201 Year ago

    Can someone explain why people argue about food?

  • HeavyC89
    HeavyC89 Year ago

    How to make the perfect deep dish pizza...


  • bigeve223
    bigeve223 Year ago

    the best type of pizza eh

  • Cat in a Bag
    Cat in a Bag Year ago

    does it come boneless?

  • BlaggerDagger
    BlaggerDagger Year ago

    That's not a pizza it's a fucking casserole.

  • C D
    C D Year ago


  • Thomas
    Thomas Year ago

    I went here a few months ago with some friends to try it and it's been a regular spot for us since. If you can go I'd recommend it .

  • T. Anderson
    T. Anderson Year ago

    It would be amazing if Sean would do a special Chicago episode of Hot Ones featuring slices of deep dish pizza in lieu of wings. Chicago!!!

  • Gianluca Daniele Di Maggio

    still thinking its a deep dish pie not a pizza but whatever

  • Jordan Bell
    Jordan Bell Year ago

    he look like Lil dickys big brother

  • Bush did 9/11 jet fuel can't melt steel beams

    I'd kill a man for a slice of that

  • ChardOfMight
    ChardOfMight Year ago

    tomato pie is not pizza