Five New Pizza Restaurants With a Wood Fire

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Whenever I look at the pizza menu at my favorite pizza restaurant in the city, I am blown away by how delicious the pizzas are. That is because the pizza is prepared with a special wood fire. This fire helps to burn the fat from the pizza and gives it a delicious smoky flavor. It also makes the pizza very juicy.

Crust & Craft​

Located on Coastal Highway in Rehoboth Beach, Crust & Craft is a local establishment that offers great food and craft beer. The menu features hand crafted wood fired pizzas and other delicious flavors. You can also take advantage of their incredible Happy Hour specials.
The restaurant offers a variety of specialty pizzas, pastas, and sandwiches. In addition, you can enjoy a variety of salads and appetizers. You can also order takeout or make reservations. The restaurant accepts credit cards and offers a variety of specials.
The wood fired pizza oven produces an intense heat. The heat enables the pizza to cook quickly. The crust is baked with a lightly charred edge, which adds to its flavor. The toppings are cooked evenly.

Osteria Cotta​

Located on the Upper West Side, Osteria Cotta serves up the best of both Italian and American cuisines. Using only the finest locally sourced ingredients, the chefs put together meals that are a cut above the competition. Whether you are looking for a quick lunch, a late night snack or a quick drink before hitting the theater, Osteria Cotta is the place to be. Their wine list is impressive, and the staff is friendly. The best part is that it’s open late, so you can pop in for a bite to eat after a night on the town.
In addition to pizza, Osteria Cotta serves an impressive array of wood fired roasted free range chicken. The best part is that the chicken isn’t too heavy, making it an excellent choice for a first date or reunion dinner.


Among New York’s pizza-obsessed, Lucali’s pizza has become a rite of passage. The artisanal pizza is made with a hand-stretched dough and baked in a wood-fired oven. The pizza’s thin crust holds its shape under a velvety tomato sauce and three types of cheese.
Mark Iacono, the pizzamaker who owns Lucali, is a native of Brooklyn’s Carroll Gardens neighborhood. He worked for Pasquale Jones and Speedy Romeo before founding the pizza shop. He was born across the street from Louie’s Candy Store, the old candy shop that his father owns.
Lucali’s menu is limited to pizza and calzone. The pizzas are made with simple toppings. They’re a classic Neapolitan style.


Located in the former Rexall Drug Store on Fifth Avenue, Rossopomodoro is a Neapolitan pizza chain with a number of branches around the world. Rossopomodoro’s pizza is a tasty if a bit pricey, but it’s still cheaper than going to Naples for a pie.
The aforementioned pizza is a no brainer, but the Rossopomodoro also has a surprisingly impressive list of Italian specialties, including spaghetti vongole and monkfish. The store also sells pantry goods such as olive oil and balsamic vinegar, along with a fine selection of caviar and charcuterie. It also has a cute little bar.
In terms of pizza, Rossopomodoro offers a number of red sauce pizzas. The most interesting pizza is the one that combines San Marzano tomatoes, mozzarella di bufala and Parmigiano-Reggiano. The pie is topped with arugula and a dash of prosciutto.


Located at 1308 Buffalo Road in Gates, this upscale restaurant boasts a wood-burning oven in the style of the legendary Sicilian chef Mario Batali. For lunch and dinner, the menu is full of artisanal pizzas, entrees and salads. You can order your pizza by phone, email or online.
The pizza is a bit pricey but the quality of the crust is well worth the price. The kitchen also has a full bar and a selection of wines. The restaurant serves lunch and dinner, seven days a week. The best time to order is mid-day. You can also order your pizza on the go with their delivery service.

Neapolitan style​

Authentic Neapolitan style pizza is made with high quality ingredients, fresh mozzarella, and fresh basil. It is cooked in an extremely hot wood fire, producing a crisp and delicious pizza.
Neapolitan pizza is also known for its distinctive flavor. To make an authentic Neapolitan style pizza, you need to use Italian flour and fresh ingredients. Pizza ovens must also be made from wood. The wood fire gives pizza its signature flavor.
Authentic Neapolitan pizza is made with San Marzano tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, and basil. It is typically served with a simple tomato sauce. Pizza ovens should be heated to between 430 and 480 degrees Celsius. These temperatures will create large air bubbles in the crust, giving it a crisp and charred finish.