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Neapolitan-style pizza comes to West Houston

Pizza Margherita at Pizaro’s It’s hard to explain the fanatical attraction of Neapolitan-style pizza. For Americans raised on spongy-crusted, fast-food pizzas smothered in gaudy toppings, the subtlety and nuance of Pizza Napoletana can be hard to grasp. It doesn’t look … Continue reading

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The Truth About Neapolitan-style Pizza

Pizza Margherita at Di Matteo in Naples, Italy My waiter, a young man in his twenties wearing a dirty apron that sheathed a prodigious belly usually seen on men some twenty years older, was the model of indifference. He spoke … Continue reading

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Photo Gallery: Day Trip to Naples, Italy

Photos from a November 2010 day trip to Naples, Italy. A write-up about the trip is here: The Truth About Neapolitan-style Pizza. Click on individual photos to see a larger version. [flickr-gallery mode=”photoset” photoset=”72157625680664202″]

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Pizza Napoletana: When in Naples…

Let’s face it — Houston is not a city known for its pizza. At least not compared with the big boys like New York or Rome, and certainly not the holy of holies — Naples, Italy. And neither should it … Continue reading

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