Cheesy, Savory, Delicious! Meat Lovers, Vegetarian and Vegan! A Pizza Journey - Superfine, Il Romanista, DeSano, Pizza Wagon of Brooklyn, Pizzeria Mozza, South End, L’Antica Pizzeria da Michele, Prime, Lupetti, Triple Beam and More! [Thoughts + Pics]

How was the sauce and sauce/topping/crust ratio?

Well balanced, but all on the lighter side. It kind of reminded me of a Joe’s slice.

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That does look like Joe’s. A good thing in my book.

Lighter is better for me (not a huge fan of sauce on my pizza).

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confirmation is good

indeed

Friend came over bearing gifts… Mulberry Street.

Forgot how big these pies are, 20”. Nice big slices.

Good undercarriage.

I like that it’s very thin. I wish Pizza Wagon pies were thinner. They seem thicker recently.

So, I think this is comparable to Vito’s. Sauce is kind of nondescript with a bit of oregano. Greasy and no pepperoni cups. I much prefer Prime and Pizza Wagon but this is an itch scratcher.

This was $22 out the door, there was a $10 off sitewide coupon for the Slice App

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A fun article by my friend Andy Wang on our local pizza whisperer [L.A. Magazine]…

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Anyone done the Side Pie experience in Altadena? Looks promising.

https://www.sidepiela.com/

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I went a couple times last summer, and was pretty impressed. Looking forward to seeing what they can do with the forthcoming full restaurant space.

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Sgt Pepperoni’s (Newport Beach)

I’ve been spending some time in Orange County lately, and “discovered” Sgt Pepperoni’s. Quotation marks because it’s been around for a while, so I’m clearly late to the party here.

The pepperoni cups looked great in pictures, and even better when I brought this home. They have a really nice bite, and not too thick like Prince Street Pizza.

The crust and sauce are fantastic. I always like adding fresh basil to my pies, and here it’s free of charge. Nice.

I had a feeling I would love the pizza, so I had to get some extra goodies. The grandma slice is a real highlight, and a nice showcase for their sauce. I hate the word ‘robust,’ but that’s how I would describe it. Love the crisp and pillowy crust, too. I did find the pinwheels too cheesy, and this is coming from someone who would otherwise never say that.

For lunch the next day, a slice of the meatball ricotta. This impressed the hell out of me, like eating a really great lasagna. Again, the sauce shines really bright here. And the presumably homemade meatball is great.

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I’m totally with you. Lived in OC for 12 years now and still haven’t eaten at Sgt Pepperoni’s.

It looks like a better version of Costco style pizza. Nice grease chalices. Will try them when I’m in the area.

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Uh, hello, what are those deliciously cheesy critters? Never heard of these.

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It’s a circle of pizza dough with a center full of cheese. You can get it with pepperoni, meatball or spinach+broccoli. I would like it a lot more if there was a layer of dough in the center.

Was expecting something more like this:

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Ok that looks delicious!

Thank you for the explanation.

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I would try Hail Mary but I have to admit, overtime I find myself on Glendale Blvd, I get lost…dont bother reminding me to just use my phone, haha!

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Ah, ha…so you noticed a thicker crust at Pizza Wagon lately? I guess we need to mention “keep it thin” when ordering!

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@lapizzamaven Here comes a clam pie for you to try.

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