Taffy’s-Santa Barbara, CA

Far delayed post from one of my last weeks in Santa Barbara for work. This was a casual dine-in/carry-out/delivery site… family ZA, simple setup. The pies were substantial, and they had some fun topping combinations. The pepperoni pie was typical greasy meat, but the crust had a crisp finish while having a fluffy interior. The […]

Olio Pizzeria- Santa Barbara, CA

This pizzeria was recommended by many people as there are two nearby locations Olio Crudo Bar and Olio & Limone Restaurant. Great traditional dishes and some fun variations here. I celebrated my birthday here and visited again on the last week of the project I was working on. The pies weren’t amazing but the atmosphere was great and […]

The Coop- Los Angeles, CA

Some quality carry-out pizza was had in LA when Michelle, Katie, and I were hanging out before a flight. This is Katie’s favorite pizza to order in and she enjoys seeing the same husband-and-wife crew churn out the pies together. We enjoyed the slight bit of grease against the sausage, garlic, and pepperoni pie.

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Intermezzo- Santa Barbara, CA

I really wanted to give this place a chance, but their pizzas just didn’t hold a candle to the rest of their menu! It was like a kids pizza with boring sauce… So sad. We mourn this pizza.

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Buona Forchetta-San Diego, CA

This meal was such a memorable experience! (Photos do not do it justice, and I misplaced a bunch). I had read about this restaurant and the pizzaiolo trained at the famous Keste pizza in NY and multiple pizza competition winner. The concierge, of course, had not heard of this place because it see not in […]