Last week, PizzaRev, a fast-casual pizza chain from California, opened its second Minnesota location in Edina. Buffalo Wild Wings -- which recently invested in Dallas' Rusty Taco chain -- owns the franchise rights to PizzaRev in Minnesota, as part of its effort to diversify within the fast-casual market. PizzaRev's first Minnesota location opened in Hopkins on May 14.
To be frank, we didn't have the highest hopes for PizzaRev. The build-your-own pizza concept isn't exactly new and the setup sounded too much like a Subway adaptation for us to fully trust the quality of the final product. We were wrong. Mostly.
PizzaRev, a Buffalo Wild Wings-backed pizza joint, makes its way to Minnesota