Pizza, Dom DeMarco’s

Now’s your chance to eat like President Obama. On his recent stay in Las Vegas, the president ordered a dozen pizzas and cannolis from the recently opened Summerlin pizzeria, Dom DeMarco’s. The Brooklyn pizzeria is a legend. For his staff, Obama ordered one each of cheese, sausage, pepperoni, and three combo (sausage, pepperoni and mushrooms) Brooklyn-style thick-crust pizzas, and six thin-crust versions of the same. Pizzas start at $12, 9785 W. Charleston Blvd., 570-7000,

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