Best One-Two Cholesterol Punch

TIE: Amy's Ice Creams; Mangia Chicago Stuffed Pizza

Every so often, our resolve to eat things that will prolong life - green, leafy vegetables, fresh fruit, bran - is swept away in a flood of craving for food that's really tasty and really bad: salt, sugar, fat. When this Dining Death Wish hits, we enrapture our taste buds while plugging up our arteries like the Dutch boy's dike at the spot on Guadalupe that's home to both Mangia Pizza and Amy's Ice Cream. After downing some extravagantly cheesy pie and a scoop of Belgian chocolate, we're ecstatic enough to be beyond this mortal plane, anyhow.

Amy's Ice Creams
10000 Research #140, 512/886-5955

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