MOD Pizza (the name is an acronym for “Made on Demand”) is a burgeoning local chain that makes personal-sized thin-crust pizzas for you in seconds flat. All the toppings are free—it’s $6.88 for a pizza, whether you get a classic pie or a four-cheese monster with 18 toppings and two different sauces—and the pizza is a perfect lunchtime size. You aren’t logy with grease; it’s just enough to leave you feeling satisfied. This is what fast food should be—served quickly, with great ingredients, in reasonable quantities, at a good price. (MOD Pizza; 1302 Sixth Ave, 332-0200; 1414 NE 42nd St, 632-7111; more at

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