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This cheesy, spicy Buffalo chicken pizza is everything we crave in one beautiful pie

Source: Washington Post Going Out Guide

The wings that started it all seem almost passe these days when you can choose from Buffalo chicken mac-and-cheese, Buffalo chicken sandwiches and Buffalo chicken empanadas. And of course, there’s the pizza. Props to whoever first thought to combine one drunk food with another, resulting in a sublimely spicy, cheesy hybrid perfect for a night out […]

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Pizzeria Vetri Just Expanded Its Menu for the First Time Ever

Source: Philadelphia Magazine » Foobooz

As much as we wish we could, one can’t live on pizza alone. Pizzeria Vetri knows this — which is why they’ve expanded their menu […]

The post Pizzeria Vetri Just Expanded Its Menu for the First Time Ever appeared first on Philadelphia Magazine.

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Patrick Stewart Declares Frank Pepe’s Pizza the ‘Best’ He’s Ever Eaten

Source: Grub Street NY

Five years ago, Sir Patrick Stewart embarked on a remarkable journey. He ate his first slice of pizza, something he’d apparently forgotten to do during his life as one of the world’s greatest actors. The thespian has since become a true believer, admonishing those who don’t eat the …

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Faccia Luna Name-Change to Alto Fumo Now Official

Source: ARLnow

Faccia Luna Name-Change to Alto Fumo Now Official
Faccia Luna Name-Change to Alto Fumo Now Official
Faccia Luna Name-Change to Alto Fumo Now Official

A longtime Italian restaurant in Clarendon has officially changed its name.

Faccia Luna became Alto Fumo on January 1, but not much has changed other than some new food options.

Boubker Errami, who has been involved with the restaurant since it opened in 1992, said the restaurant will now offer dishes like oysters and fried calamari as well as staples like pizza and pasta.

He also said the eatery at 2909 Wilson Blvd will have new salads and small plates and an expanded happy hour featuring numerous craft beers. No other aspects of the restaurant, including the furnishings, will change, ...

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Longtime Pizza Restaurant Faccia Luna to Become ‘Alto Fumo’

Source: ARLnow

Longtime Pizza Restaurant Faccia Luna to Become ‘Alto Fumo’
Longtime Pizza Restaurant Faccia Luna to Become ‘Alto Fumo’
Longtime Pizza Restaurant Faccia Luna to Become ‘Alto Fumo’

A longtime pizza restaurant in Clarendon is soon to shutter and reopen under new management.

Signs posted on the doors of Faccia Luna at 2909 Wilson Blvd show it will soon become Alto Fumo, another Italian restaurant. Faccia Luna first opened in Clarendon in 1992.

Permit applications filed with Arlington County indicate that the restaurant is under new management, but for now little is expected to change other than the name.

“Alto Fumo means ‘high-rising smoke’ in Italian, like smoke rising from a pizza oven,” the sign reads. “You will enjoy the highest quality customer service and foods and ...

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Papa John’s NFL-Bashing CEO Says He Will Step Down

Source: Grub Street NY

The reign of Papa John is over. The CEO of America’s third-largest pizza chain will step aside just weeks after getting serious blowback for his NFL comments, the company has announced. John Schnatter has run the show since selling Papa John’s first pizza out of his dad’s tavern’s …

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Spinfire Pizza in Rosslyn Permanently Closed

Source: ARLnow

Spinfire Pizza in Rosslyn Permanently Closed
Spinfire Pizza in Rosslyn Permanently Closed
Spinfire Pizza in Rosslyn Permanently Closed

After initially suggesting it closed for renovations, Spinfire Pizza in Rosslyn is gone for good, with its former space now seeking a new tenant.

The pizza joint at 1501 Wilson Blvd, part-owned by former Washington Redskins player Pierre Garcon, had been planning to reopen on December 31, according to its Yelp page. That has since changed to it being permanently closed.

It offered customizable personal pizzas in 90 seconds, with toppings ranging from pizza staples like pepperoni and mushrooms to Sriracha sausage, candied pecans and dried cranberries.

Its other location is in Ashburn.

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Here’s What You’ll Be Eating at Porta, Midtown Village’s New Neapolitan Pizzeria

Source: Philadelphia Magazine » Foobooz

Back in May, we told you about two new locations that Asbury Park-based restaurant group Smith was planning for the 1200 block of Chestnut Street: Porta, a […]

The post Here’s What You’ll Be Eating at Porta, Midtown Village’s New Neapolitan Pizzeria appeared first on Philadelphia Magazine.

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Fast-Casual Pizza Chain &pizza to Open Thursday in Ballston

Source: ARLnow

Fast-Casual Pizza Chain &pizza to Open Thursday in Ballston
Fast-Casual Pizza Chain &pizza to Open Thursday in Ballston
Fast-Casual Pizza Chain &pizza to Open Thursday in Ballston
Fast-Casual Pizza Chain &pizza to Open Thursday in Ballston

The new fast-casual pizzeria &pizza will open to the public on Thursday in Ballston.

The build-your-own-pizza restaurant will move into 3924 Wilson Blvd, next to Freshbikes near the intersection with N. Quincy Street. It will occupy more than 2,000 square feet of space in the building, facing Wilson Blvd and across the parking lot from Gold’s Gym.

Ahead of the full opening, &pizza is hosting a now-sold-out soft opening today and tomorrow (Wednesday). Each attendee will receive a complimentary pizza so that employees can practice.

“&pizza is a different kind of pizza shop — one where experience is the ...

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Mediterranean Restaurant Delia’s to Replace Tazza Kitchen in Arlington Ridge Shopping Center

Source: ARLnow

Mediterranean Restaurant Delia’s to Replace Tazza Kitchen in Arlington Ridge Shopping Center
Mediterranean Restaurant Delia’s to Replace Tazza Kitchen in Arlington Ridge Shopping Center

A Mediterranean and pizza restaurant with locations in Alexandria, Springfield and Sterling will replace the former Tazza Kitchen in the Arlington Ridge Shopping Center.

Signs at the storefront at 2931 S. Glebe Road, near the county’s border with Alexandria, show Delia’s Mediterranean Grill & Brick Oven Pizza will move in soon. Tazza Kitchen closed last year in the space next door to the sweetfrog frozen yogurt store.

And permitting applications filed with the county show it is looking to remove a half wall in the dining area and bring in new cooking equipment.

Delia’s serves Mediterranean-inspired food, and has a ...

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Pizzeria Paradiso Owner Will Close Fast-Casual Veloce on Friday

Source: Washingtonian Food

Veloce will close its doors after lunch on Friday, ending two and a half years at 1828 L Street, Northwest. The fast-casual pizza joint from Pizzeria Paradiso chef/owner Ruth Gresser joined the many quick-grab options around Dupont Circle with a chef’s vision, serving local Compass coffee and thin-crust pies made with a variety of fresh […]

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Pizzeria Lucca brings Neapolitan pizza to Historic Roswell

Source: Atlanta Magazine

Owner and head pizza maker Vic Bernardini at work.Photograph by Jennifer Zyman. When Jeff Varasano opened his eponymous restaurant in Buckhead in 2009, the former engineer-turned-self-taught-pizza maker had already gone certified viral for his lengthy dough recipe. Nearly a decade later, another pizza hobbyist-turned-pro, Vic Bernardini, is making his mark on metro Atlanta’s Neapolitan pizza scene. Bernardini studied and made pizzas at home for 15 years before his wife and business partner Diana encouraged him to build a brick oven in his backyard. He began honing his craft with wood-burning ovens, which he cooks on exclusively at his first restaurant, Pizzeria Lucca. Lucca, ...

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BYT Gift Guide 2017: Gifts For Him

Source: Brightest Young Things NYC

Well, hello there! REAL TALK: You only have three weekends left before Christmas. So, you better get that last minute holiday shopping ball rolling. And we’re here to help. Below you’ll find a hand picked, mood board inspired selection of items your friends and family would be FOOLS not to love (SIDE NOTE: FEEL FREE TO GIVE THEM MOST OF THESE YEAR ROUND, and not just when you’re obligated to).

This year, we got SO MANY great things to share, that we will be running this edition of BEST GIFT GUIDE EVER in installments.

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BYT Gift Guide 2017: Gifts For Him

Source: Brightest Young Things DC

A little something for all male-identifying human beings in your life

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Get Free Pizza for Slice Fishtown’s First Anniversary

Source: Philadelphia Magazine » Foobooz

It’s pretty much always a good time for pizza. And free pizza? That’s even better. The folks at Slice know this — so they’re celebrating the […]

The post Get Free Pizza for Slice Fishtown’s First Anniversary appeared first on Philadelphia Magazine.

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O4W Pizza’s Anthony Spina is bringing the Grandma Pie back to Old Fourth Ward

Source: Atlanta Magazine

The Grandma Pie at O4W Pizza in DuluthPhotography by Jennifer Zyman Even though O4W Pizza closed its namesake Old Fourth Ward location more than a year ago, the sting from the pizzeria’s schlep to the suburbs never truly went away for ITP-ers. The Duluth location, which opened last September, is bigger and in many ways better than the original—owner Anthony Spina perfected his pizza-making and added pastas, appetizers, and salads to the menu. But the convenience of having the Grandma Pie in your backyard is hard to beat. Pine no longer—Spina is bringing his pizza back to Old Fourth Ward ...

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De Blasio Staffer Shocks NYC by Declaring Chicago Deep-Dish the Best Pizza in the U.S.

Source: Grub Street NY

Eric Phillips is the press secretary for known bad eater of pizza Bill de Blasio. He was apparently in Chicago over the weekend, and under normal circumstances, this would not be noteworthy. Phillips, however, tweeted this:

New York Rejoices: Una Pizza Napoletana Is Returning to Manhattan

Source: Grub Street NY

The rumors are true: Anthony Mangieri’s famed Una Pizza Napoletana will land in New York in the spring of 2018 — a collaboration with Contra and Wildair‘s Jeremiah Stone and Fabián von Hauske. Mangieri opened Una in Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey, in 1996, moved the restaurant to the …

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A new pizzeria coming to Phipps Plaza will feature toppings such as short rib and rock shrimp

Source: Atlanta Magazine

Short rib pizzaCourtesy of Genuine Pizza James Beard Award-winning chef Michael Schwartz is opening Genuine Pizza in the old Yebo space at Phipps Plaza this December. Based in Miami, Schwartz gained fame for his neighborhood restaurant, Michael’s Genuine Food & Drink in 2007, before opening Harry’s Pizzeria in 2012. This year, he rebranded Harry’s as Genuine Pizza and is bringing his 12-inch, thin-crust pies to Buckhead. “We’re excited about Atlanta. It’s a logical extension for us because of geography,” Schwartz says. “It’s a chance to prove the viability of the concept outside of our comfort zone. The sophistication and sensibility of ...

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