Pizza is among the most favorite snacks of many people in America and in the world. According to a recent survey, Americans eat it an average of 3.9 times a month. New York may be known most for its pizza but there are still other cities that offer you epically delicious pies.
From Atlanta to Washington, D.C., here are top 10 pizzas in America that you should enjoy now.
1. White Clam Pie from Frank Pepe’s, New Haven, Conn.
Frank Pepe’s, the legendary New Haven pizza, topped the list of the 101 best pizzas in America, which was voted by 46 American chefs, restaurant critics, bloggers, writers and “pizza authorities.” The pie is made with its freshly shucked, briny littleneck clams, olive oil, oregano, an intense dose of garlic, and grated Parmesan atop a charcoal-colored crust.
2. Pupatella Pizza from 5104 Wilson Blvd. Arlington, VA
Pupatella pizzas are made Neapolitan style with the freshest ingredients. The recipe for this kind of pizza is also pretty simple. You will need supersoft flour, sea salt, fresh yeast and water to make the crust. Plus, only San Marzano tomatoes are allowed. A wood-burning oven is needed, too.
3. Di Fara Classic Pie from Di Fara, Brooklyn, N.Y
The Di Fara Classic Pie is also among the best pizzas in the country, made with mozzarella, Parmesan, plum tomato sauce, basil, sausage, peppers, mushroom, onion, and of course, a drizzle of olive oil.
4. Prosciutto Pizza from Coalfire, Chicago, IL
Another tasty pizza that you should try right now is Prosciutto pizza from Coalfire, Chicago, IL. The pie has a generous layer of thin-sliced pork goodness, which is carefully layered on top after it comes out of the oven, leading to contrasting temperatures but uniform deliciousness.
5. Santucci’s from Santucci’s Original Square Pizza, Philadelphia
Santucci’s square pizzas are made with their sauce on top of the cheese, which may not look pretty, but tastes delicious.
6. A Slice With Cold Cheese from Little Vincent’s Pizza, Huntington, NY
A Slice With Cold Cheese from Little Vincent’s Pizza is also a good choice for those who love pizzas. The thin slice with a sweetish sauce goes into the oven for a reheat like normal, but when it comes out, a hand dives into a plastic bin of cold mozzarella and splashes a secondary layer on top.
7. Marinara from Pizzeria Bianco, Phoenix
Made with tomato sauce, oregano and garlic but no cheese, the signature Marinara will recalibrate your pizza baseline forever.
8. Margherita pizza from Una Pizza Napoletana, San Francisco, Calif.
The margherita pizza is made with San Marzano tomatoes, buffalo mozzarella, extra-virgin olive oil, fresh basil, sea salt and tomato sauce. With its good flavor, the pie is no doubt one of the best pizzas in the big cities in America.
9. The Santo from Razza Pizza Artigianale, Jersey City, NJ
The Santo pizza is another Neapolitan pizza that you should eat right now. It is made with flour, yeast, fresh mozz, house-made sausage, and shaved onions baked in a secret sauce-blend of heirloom tomatoes.
10. Squash blossoms, tomato and burrata mozzarella pizza from Pizzeria Mozza, Los Angeles, Calif.
The squash blossoms, tomato and burrata mozzarella pizza is a delicious and simple pizza that transports through the quality and nuance of its ingredients.
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