6 Great Pizza Places in Los Angeles
Is Los Angeles a pizza town? Forgive my zeal as a fresh convert, but Los Angeles is an everything town; search with any effort, it seems to me, and you’ll find most of the world’s cuisines rendered at least competently in a restaurant somewhere in this vast metro area.
LA Review: La Morra Pizzeria
Ask six different people for their thoughts on pizza in LA and you’ll get six different opinions. “It’s trash.” “It’s underrated.” “It’s weird that the deep dish here is so good.” There’s a lot of different pizza around town, and you’ve probably found one that makes you happy. Finding one that makes everyone happy is a little harder, but the pizza at La Morra comes close.
7 New Restaurants Where Passionate Pizzaioli Are Upping Their Pie Game
The ultimate blank canvas for chefs these days: charred, puffy dough. “Working with it keeps me on my toes,” says Zach Swemle, the chef behind mobile Neapolitan pizza outfit La Morra, which recently decamped from Charleston to Los Angeles.
8 Styles of Regional Pizza to Know, Love, and Cherish
Hand-stretched, wood oven-fired, with a chewy crust and a floppy center. Some spots stick to strict Italian standards, others veer more neo-Neopolitan, especially when it comes to toppings (think duck meatballs, tomatillos, and smoked salmon).
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Chef Zach Swemle and Marlee Blodgett are the dynamic duo behind the beloved Neapolitan-inspired La Morra Pizzeria. The pair met in NYC, and decamped for Charleston, SC, where Zach built a mobile pizza oven from the bed of trailer. La Morra then developed a fast and dedicated following.