American Pie: Bay Area Pizza

September 5th, 2010|Categories: America, California, Carbs, Culture, Food & Wine, Fried Foods, Gastronomic Traditions, Pizza, Restaurants|11 Comments

Wild nettle and pecorino pizza at Pizzaiolo in Oakland. Without a geographic specification, the word pizza is completely generic. Of course, it conjures up the notion of sauce and melted cheese on dough. But there are exceptions that defy this definition and the texture of the crust, size and shape of the pie, cooking methods, [...]