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Pizzeria Mozza - Recommendations

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TDiggs Jul 12, 2008 12:22 PM

I've heard the polarizing comments on Pizzeria Mozza, but I'm going tonight and wanted to get some good food recommendations. I have been once before and tried the fennel sausage pizza and mushroom pizza (both I thought were fantastic), and the budino for dessert. Any other recommendations would be fantastic. Thanks!

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    nd33x Jul 14, 2008 04:15 PM

    Get the bianca pizza, but ask for it with bacon. The manager suggested this the first time I was there and irder every time now.

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      debra Jul 14, 2008 02:14 PM

      The fried squash blossoms with ricotta -- amazing. Very light, crisp, perfect. A don't miss! Enjoy.

      1. love2eat Jul 12, 2008 03:05 PM

        They serve their lamb stracotto on Saturdays and it is fabulous! Stracotto basically means cooked very slowly at a low temperature. Therefore, this leg of lamb is basically falling off the bone tender. It is seasoned beautifully and is the best tasting thing I have ever eaten at the Pizzeria. Yes, it's better than the pizza. It was recommended to me by the bartender with the handlebar mustache. He is my new friend!

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          fooddude37 Jul 13, 2008 12:32 AM

          That's Sean. He's been there since day 1 and is as insane as he is enthusiastic and knowledgeable.

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          whatsfordinner Jul 12, 2008 01:06 PM

          My favorites are: mussels with Calabria sauce, shrimp with melon and mint, pizza with egg and guanciale, and pizza with rapini and cherry tomatoes. Still have to try the bone marrow!

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            lil mikey Jul 14, 2008 01:29 PM

            I second the egg and guanciale pizza.

          2. bodie Jul 12, 2008 12:39 PM

            My faves are: marrow, beets with horseradish, chicken liver crostini, whatever the fresh salumi pizza offering is, white anchovy pizza, pineapple pizza, potato & gorgonzola dolce pizza, and the fresh gelato for desert or the salted peanut, marshmallow desert dish - pretty much all of the deserts are good.

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              TDiggs Jul 12, 2008 12:50 PM

              Thanks for the response!

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