There are two kinds of people when it comes to pizza: those who place an inordinate amount of importance on the crust, and everyone else. I'm squarely in the former category. Others might be wary of carbs or distracted by the cheese and meat, but for me, the crust is the quiet hero of a great pizza — absolutely necessary for a slice's integrity, but also to provide a textural counterpoint to the salty, greasy toppings (there's a reason no one serves bowls of melted cheese and pepperoni). Recently, there's been a wave of pizza-shop openings in the city, and while their pie-making styles vary wildly, to my delight there's one constant: All of them... More >>>
PizzaHacker's Rocketman pie is adorned with freshly shaved cheese.