Of all the perennial Best of TucsonTM
winners, Magpies is the most often bitched about. People complain that Magpies has an unfair advantage because of its multiple locations. Some folks lob allegations of ballot stuffing. Well, take it from someone with intimate knowledge of the ballots: Magpies wins every year because hundreds of real, legitimate people vote for it, pure and simple. And a bite of a fresh-out-of-the-oven pie like the chicken picante pizza (tomato-pesto sauce, tomatoes, feta cheese, mozzarella, cilantro and chicken) will give you some insight as to why Magpies wins every year: The pizza tastes fantastic. 'Nuff said.
2. Brooklyn Pizza Company, 534 N. Fourth Ave., 622-6868, www.brooklynpizzacompany.com
3. Zachary's Pizza, 1028 E. Sixth St., 623-6323
Sign of the impending apocalypse: Domino's, three votes; Picurro, two votes