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Jul 12, 2008 12:22 PM

Pizzeria Mozza - Recommendations

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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  1. 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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    1. 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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      1. 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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        1. re: love2eat

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

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

          1. 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.