"Columbus was a hot spot for Googling Chicago style deep-dish pizza," Cady said. “Their anticipation is to do several more in Columbus."
WCPO readers have demonstrated a keen interest in a Giordano’s invasion of Cincinnati. But 16 months after the Chicago-based pizza chain confirmed it’s looking for Cincinnati-area stores, no deal has been struck.
“We are still actively looking," said David Sheehy, an Anchor Associates broker who represents Giordano’s. “They want a store here. They just want to land in the right spot."
Pizza purveyors are doing their best to fill the Giordano’s void, with a half-dozen new pie concepts expanding in Cincinnati. Many of them are California-style pizza chains that feature brick- or stone-fired ovens.