IYKYK. (If you know you know.) It's a debate that many people here in Central New York argue about: which is more superior? Ranch, or blue cheese?

I'm not going to lie to you, I really do like ranch, but on salad not as a dipping sauce. For pizza and wings, always choose blue cheese. But, depending on which establishment you are ordering from, the blue cheese may not be what you wanted.

In fact, everyone has a favorite place where they go to get their side of blue cheese.

That prompted me to ask on the 315 Menus Facebook page the burning question.

Where can I get the best blue cheese in the Mohawk Valley?

That question led to hundreds of responses of where to go in the area if you're looking to get the best side of blue cheese to dip your pizza and wings into.

Here's a list of some of the places to go not in any particular order to get yourself some pretty great dipping blue cheese. Would you agree?

  1. Tony's Pizzeria & Sports Bar of Washington Mills
  2. North End Pizza and Tap
  3. Big Jays Pizzeria
  4. Hot Off the Brick NY Style Pizzeria and Deli
  5. Tom Cavallos
  6. Piggy Pat's Smokehouse
  7. Lukin's Brick Oven Pizza
  8. Swifty's Restaurant and Pub
  9. One Genny
  10. Killabrew Saloon

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Where Did Blue Cheese Come From?

According to Castello, the history of blue cheese goes back to the 7th century to a cave outside the village of Roquefort in France. Legend has it that a distracted shepherd forgot his lunch of bread and cheese in the cave. When he returned a few months later, the cheese had become infested with penicillium roqueforti, a mold that was growing in the cave. Today this natural mold is refined and used for almost all blue cheeses simply by adding the mold culture to the cheese milk.

10 Utica and Rome Area Pizza Places That Deserve Way More Attention

There's no secret around Central New York- The Utica and Rome area has some of the best pizza in the world. There are dozens of pizza places in CNY that deserve way more credit. The ones diehard fans go to on a weekly basis, but sometimes aren't getting more attention from others.

Where To Find The Best Wood Fired Pizza In The Utica And Rome Area

Luckily, you don't have to travel far and wide for amazing pizza in Central New York. We are pretty lucky when it comes to that, and we use normal pepperoni on ours....not the stuff that Buffalo tries to pass off as a pizza topping.

Either way, here's where to find the best of the best when it comes to wood fired pizza:

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When you go to order this pizza, where do you generally order from? To expand your horizons from the two amazing spots listed above, we dove deep into social media. On all sorts of local food group pages, we asked the simple question: Other than O'Scugnizzos or Joes, what are some top underrated places to get Upside down pizza at?

Here's a list of 25 underrated upside down pizza places to check out:

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According to several reviews, these nine restaurants toss up the best garlic pizza in the area. Do you agree?