Category Archives: Pizza

Cotogna, San Francisco CA

Cotogna Focaccia House Cured Cod Bruschetta with Pole Beans Monterey Bay Squid, Cucumbers, Haricots Verts Grilled Shrimp with Beets and Cucumber Knoll Farm Fig Pizza with Gorgonzola Dolce and Arugula Chino Farm Corn Triangoli Tagliatelle with Devil’s Gulch Rabbit and … Continue reading

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Locanda, San Francisco CA

Locanda Grilled Pizza Bianca Grilled Pizza Bianca with house mortadella and pickled ramps Rigatoni alla Carbonara – Guanciale, Tully Doici Egg, Pecorino, Black Pepper   Pancetta-Wrapped Guinea Hen Leg – White Polenta, Grilled Turnips Flavorosa Pluot Almond Torta – Blueberry … Continue reading

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A16, San Francisco CA

A16 Semolina Bread with Olive Oil Wild Nettle Ricotta Gnocchi – Pioppini Mushroom, Garlic, Mushroom Brodo, Herbs, Caciocavallo Trippa Napoletana – Onions, Tomato, Chiles, White Wine, Breadcrumbs Margherita – Tomato, Mozzarella, Grana Padano, Basil, Olive Oil Wood Fired Dry Peach … Continue reading

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Mozzeria, San Francisco CA

Mozzeria Margherita DOP Peking Duck Located in The Mission and boasting VPN certification despite several pies one would never see in Naples it was with high expectations that I approached Russ and Melody Stein’s Mozzeria, the small shop having received … Continue reading

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Bacchanal Buffet, Las Vegas NV

Bacchanal Buffet Coffee / Champagne / Ice Water Shu Mai / Har Gow / BBQ Pork Bun / Custard Bao / Taro Bao / Roast Duck / Roast Pork Chicken and Waffles / French Toast with Whipped Cream, Bananas, Caramel … Continue reading

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Lagasse’s Stadium, Las Vegas NV

Lagasse’s Stadium Spinach & Artichoke Dip with Toasted Pita Muffaletta Pizza – Cappicola, Mortadella, Salami, Tomato, Mozzarella, Olive Salad, Pistachio Foie Gras Burger – Half Pound Blended Angus topped with seared Foie Gras, Sauteed mushrooms, Caramelized Onions, Foie Gras Black … Continue reading

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Wicked Spoon, Las Vegas NV

Wicked Spoon Pain au Chocolat / Passion Fruit Baba au Rhum / Apple Turnover / Strawberry Danish / Apple Cobbler / Chocolate Donut / Dulce de Leche Cheesecake Pineapple Carrot Rum Cake Nutella Danish Smoked Trout Mousse, Goat Cheese, Cream … Continue reading

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Cugino’s Italian Deli & Pizza Restaurant, Las Vegas NV

Cugino’s  Italian Deli & Pizzeria Garlic Knots Fried Gnocchi Neapolitan Rice Ball Margarita Sicilian – Fresh Mozzarella, Tomato Sauce, Fresh Basil   White Pizza – Ricotta, Romano, Mozzarella, Italian Spices   Ricotta Cannoli Located in a small complex just steps … Continue reading

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Aces & Ales on Tenaya, Las Vegas NV

Aces & Ales – Tenaya Pretzels – Bavarian style, beer cheese, queso, spicy grain mustard Wisconsin Fried Cheese Curds – White Cheddar, Beer Batter, Hot Sauce, Bleu Cheese, Ranch Margherita Pizza – Homemade sauce, olive oil, garlic, mozzarella, roma tomatoes, … Continue reading

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Naked City Pizza on Arville, Las Vegas NV

Naked City Pizza Shop on Arville Wee Chicken Finger Pizza – Blue cheese, chicken fingers, and mozzarella cheese Wee Back Home Pie – Thick tomato sauce mixed with mozzarella cheese and oregano, topped with pepperoni, sausage and Parmesan cheese with … Continue reading

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Flour & Barley, Las Vegas NV

Flour & Barley Sesame Bread Sticks Meatballs – Beef, Veal, Pork with Tomato Sauce, Parmesan, Salsa Verde Mozzarella en Carozza – Italian Bread, Mozzarella, Prosciutto, Basil, Tomato Sauce Eggplant Parmesan Sandwich – Tomato Sauce, Mozzarella, Arugula on Ciabatini   Margherita … Continue reading

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Brooklyn Bowl, Las Vegas NV

Brooklyn Bowl The Classic – Tomato, Fresh Mozzarella, Basil The Theresa – Butternut Squash, Mushrooms, Roasted Garlic Basket of Smoked BBQ Wings Fried Chicken Platter – 8 Mixed Mac & Cheese – Baked with Bread Crumbs Veggie Buster – Roasted … Continue reading

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Bufalina, Austin TX

Bufalina Olive Oil Cake with Lemon Ice Cream Margherita – Tomato, Mozzarella, Basil, Parm Given Austin’s culinary reputation for great Barbeque, Tex-Mex, and Street eats I was admittedly somewhat surprised when two friends both suggested Cesar Chavez newcomer Bufalina as … Continue reading

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Zoli’s NY Pizza, Dallas TX

Zoli’s Sicilian Slice NY Slice with Pepperoni Happy with every aspect of my visit to Cane Rosso from food to service to setting and music it was with a spring in my step that I approached Zoli’s, a New York … Continue reading

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Cane Rosso, Dallas TX

Cane Rosso Margherita – half prosciutto cotto Bag of Zeppole – Chocolate and Caramel Sauces Iced Espresso Separated from breakfast by a long visit to the Lady Bird Johnson Botanical Garden, Mardi Gras lunch was the first in a highly … Continue reading

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Pin-Up Pizza, Las Vegas NV

Pin Up Pizza Margherita Slice Garlic Knot …with my opinions on traditional New York “slice shops” varying from terrible to merely decent but having found some improvement in the style since relocating to Las Vegas, largely as a result of … Continue reading

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Montesano’s Eateria, Las Vegas NV

Montesano’s Eateria Warm Bread and Garlic Knots Rice Balls Montesano Lasagna Explosions Homemade Meatballs and Italian Sausage Sicilian Pizza Fresca – Fresh tomatoes, garlic, basil, our homemade fresh mozzarella and Romano cheeses White Pizza – Ricotta, mozzarella, romano, butter, garlic, … Continue reading

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Olio Pizzeria, Los Angeles CA

Olio Margherita, Half Prosciutto Always one to value substance over style and having heard excellent things from trusted palates about Olio Pizzeria it was largely a matter of LACMA closing early and dinner reservations for 7:30 that brought me to … Continue reading

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Mother Dough, Los Angeles CA

Mother Dough Margherita, Half Prosciutto Oven Roasted Pear, Frangelico, Mascarpone, Shaved Chocolate Located on Hollywood Blvd in Los Feliz and open until 11pm it was to highly regarded pizzeria Mother Dough that I pointed my GPS as I sought solace … Continue reading

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Embers, Las Vegas NV

Embers Aviation – Gin, Luxardo, Lemon Juice, Crème De Violette Blackberry Pepino – Tequila, Honey, Jalapenos, Blackberry Bacon Wrapped Dates – Toasted Almonds, Blue Cheese, Pomegranate Reduction Bacon Carbonara Flatbread – Bacon Alfredo Sauce, Parmesan Cheese, Crispy Bacon Tandoori Spiced … Continue reading

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