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A YOU RESTAURANT IS HIDING A SECRET. ONE OF THE BEST PIZZA PLACES IN TOWN. ASHLEY WILLIAMS IS THERE CHECKING IT OUT. HELLO. REPORTER: GOOD MORNING. IT IS NEVER TOO EARLY TO ENJOY PIZZA OR SOME COMFORT FOOD. RIGHT HERE IN DOWNTOWN ISLETON YOU MIGHT KNOW THIS STRIP AND THEY ARE TRYING TO REVAMP THIS AREA AND THE JOINT IS THE FIRST BUSINESS TO DO THIS. LET’S MEET THE OWNER, JEREMY. THANKS FOR COMING IN. REPORTER: TELL US ABOUT THIS CONCEPT. THIS IS BEAUTIFUL. THE DECOR IS SO INVITING. I REALLY LIKE WOOD. I HAVE A HISTORY OF WORKING WITH THIS. IT MAKES IT FEEL LIKE HOME AND IT’S BETTER THAN WALLPAPER.REPORTER: YOU MIGHT NOTICE THESE TABLES. HOW DID YOU GET IT TO LOOK LIKE THAT? AS WE TURN OFF THE LIGHTS, TAKE A LOOK. IT GLOWS IN THE DARK. HOW DID YOU DO THIS? YOU GOT TOGETHER AND BUILD THIS? YES, WE BURNED THE SHAPE INTO THE WOOD AND FILLED IT IN WITH GLOW-IN-THE-DARK POWDER AND CLEAR EPOXY AND WE HAD SOME ARTISTS DO SOME WOOD-BURNING. IT LOOKS DIFFERENT. Reporter: THIS IS SO COOL AND SO NEAT. NOT THAT YOU WOULD ALWAYS HAVE THE LIGHTS TURNED OFF BUT IT IS COOL IF YOU WANT TO COME AND HANG OUT AT SEA WHAT THIS LOOKS LIKE. ALSO LOOK AT THIS LOG. TELL ME ABOUT THIS. IT IS A LODGEPOLE PINE THAT CAME FROM THE FIRE IN GEORGETOWN A FEW YEARS AGO CALLED THE KING FIRE. WE DECIDED TO REPURPOSE SOME WOOD THAT WAS BURNED UP. WE SHELLACKED IT AND NOW IT IS HOLDING UP THE BUILDING. Reporter: WE ARE HERE FOR THE FOOD. LET’S MEET THE HEAD CHEF, HARLEY. YOU ARE KNOWN FOR YOUR PIZZA. YOU THINK THIS LOOKS NORMAL ON TV AND IT TASTES NORMAL BUT THIS ONE IS VERY INTERESTING. TELL ME ABOUT THIS. THIS IS THE SPREAD PIZZA THE INGREDIENTS WILL BE SPICY MAYONNAISE AND QUESO WITH RAMEN NOODLES, SALAMI, PEPPERONI, CICERONE AND DORITOS AND CHEDDAR CHEESE SAUCE. Reporter: I’M GOING TO TRY THAT. I WANT TO KNOW ABOUT THE BARBECUE PIZZA. I DON’T KNOW ABOUT YOU BUT WHEN I WAS A KID I WOULD PUT CHIPS ON MY SANDWICHES AND BURGERS. YES, THIS IS OUR MOST POPULAR. THIS IS A CHIP OFF THE OLD BLOCK. A BARBECUE VASE WITH CHICKEN, BACON AND AFTER IT COMES OUT OF THE OVEN WE PUT BARBECUED POTATO CHIPS AND MORE CHEDDAR CHEESE TO KEEP IT ALL TOGETHER. THEN A LIGHT BARBECUE DRIZZLE OVER THE TOP. IT IS DELICIOUS. REPORTER: ALSO, THE NAMES ARE CREATED. THEY HAVE SOMETHING LIKE THIS WHICH IS A TAKE ON NACHOS AND TATER TOTS. I WILL TRY THIS. AS I TRY THIS TELL ME WHY IT WAS IMPORTANT FOR YOU TO COME HERE AND HELP REVAMP THIS AREA. THE AREA HAS A DEEP HISTORY AND WE WANTED TO BRING A NEW LIFE TO DOWNTOWN BY HIRING LOCALLY AND BRINGING OUR UNIQUE FLAVORS. DO YOU LIKE IT? YOU COULDN’T FINISH YOUR THOUGHT. I’M WAITING FOR YOUR REACTION. THAT IS INCREDIBLE. SERIOUSLY. THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR LETTING US COME OUT AND EAT A LITTLE BIT. MAKE SURE TO COME DOWN SUNDAY. WE WILL HAVE CORNED BEEF HASH ALL DAY LONG. DOWNTOWN ISLETON. IT IS SO CUTE. COME AND HAVE A GOOD TIME. I AM GOING TO FINISH THIS PIZZA.

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