By Courtney Walsh, West Coast Editor
Denver based fast casual restaurant Pizzeria Locale opened its first location four years ago with the goal of serving traditional Neapolitan-style pizza. The innovative restaurant found immediate success, prompting Thrillist just last month to declare the restaurant as poised at becoming the next Chipotle. And it seems Chipotle agrees with Thrillist's assessment as the fast-casual giant is the pizzeria's largest investor.
While Pizzeria Locale is still currently only operating in the Denver area, nationwide expansion seems imminent, with plans already underway for a location to open this summer in Kansas City.
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