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What is chicken parm pizza, and where can you get it?

Move over, sourdough. There’s a new crust in town.

Side Piece Pizza, a grab-and-go eatery in Red Rock Resort’s food court, has taken a hallmark of Italian American cuisine — chicken parmigiana — and deftly united it with the classic circular pizza form. However, rather than using baked bread for a bottom layer, deep-fried chicken cutlets support tomato-rich red sauce, melty mozzarella and piquant parmesan toppings — plus some bright green basil for aromatic contrast. $25

UFC President Dana White recently gave an emphatic thumbs-up to the funky ’za, so don’t be surprised if the eatery’s clientele is rather buff when you order the off-the-menu special.

Side Piece Pizza at Red Rock Resort, sidepiecepizza.com

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