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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Harry’s Pizzeria- Miami, FL

My mom and I enjoyed visiting this offshoot of Michael’s Genuine Food & Drink. Harry’s Pizzeria just opened another location in Coconut Grove as well! We started with our own salads. I had the Brussel Sprouts & Stracciatella , which was accompanied by fresh pear. Nom. Cheese. Nom. My mom loved her salad with fresh warm chicken and cheesy croutons.

The margherita was quite nice! I was most taken by the sauce. It was a denser tomato sauce than I typically taste. Not soupy at all, quite flavorful. We also had caramelized & grilled onions atop the pie, and they added a nice amount of sweetness. Good ZA in the design district, and right at the edge of the action!
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800 Degrees- Las Vegas, NV

The end of our first night in Vegas was met with pizza from 800 Degrees, a restaurant started in California. Big location, reasonably priced pies, and an enjoyable experience! I may have enjoyed this location more than the one I visited in LA 2.5 years ago!
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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 walking distance of the gaslamp quarter where we stayed or any touristic places.

But if you drive by car to Balboa park/ San Diego Zoo, the South Park neighborhood is only a few minutes away.

We arrived a bit before their noon opening on a Saturday and within 30 minutes , the spot was busy!! At least 8 tables outdoors and several more indoors. The locals know where to be… And speaking of locals, the Italians working at the restaurant were passionate and connected to this business.

Our Regina Margherita pie was hard to beat. There was something special in the dough… Wheat or extra semolina flour, but it created this lovely pizza pie in sizes larger than I see most Neapolitan pies… Even larger than Keste. With a beautiful Ferrara oven to accompany the lovely environment, we were set on this place. Definite winner:)

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