Check-Out These Local Five Slices of Heaven

By Antonia DePace | February 26, 2021 | Food & Drink

Truffle egg pizza from Barbuzzo PHOTO BY JASON VARNEY
Truffle egg pizza from Barbuzzo.


1. Barbuzzo
Try the Mediterranean-inspired pizza fiore di zucca—a combination of local squash blossoms, buffalo mozzarella, pine nuts, garlic, prosciutto di Parma and mint. 110 S. 13th St., 215.546.9300,

2. Pizzeria Beddia
The #4, made with tomato sauce, sliced garlic and Sicilian oregano, is topped with Sicilian anchovies, grated cheese and extra-virgin olive oil. You won’t even notice the mozzarella is missing. 1313 N. Lee St., 267.928.2256,

3.Pizzeria Vetri
Pizza gets a sweet makeover with Vetri’s Nutella variant, a crepelike dough ovenbaked with marshmallows. Multiple locations,

4. Stella
Feast on authentic Neapolitan pizzas that are cooked in a wood-burning oven. Order the Purgatory—a delicious blend of sopressata, crushed tomato, Calabrian chiles, egg and pecorino. 420 S. Second St., 215.320.8000,

5. Zavino
Slice up the Stache—a whole-wheat-crust pizza topped with mozzarella, Parmesan, lemon vinaigrette and baby arugula. Multiple locations,

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Photography by: Courtesy of Jason Varney