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Pizza toppings from Echo Park restaurant keep sliding off

roadfix Sep 7, 2008 10:44 AM

Is it the sauce? Whether you eat in or take out, the pizzas from this one particualr Italian restaurant always turns out messy. Don't get me wrong. I like messy pizzas. But their pizzas are messy in a frustrating way. Slices are almost impossible to separate without pulling the topping off the rest of the pizza. If you tilt the pizza the toppings will slide off.
While dining there one evening I even heard the waitress tell one take out patron not to tilt the box.
What's happening here? As far as I can remember, they've always served their pizzas this way. Locals rave about their pizzas. I don't get it.

  1. lotta_cox Sep 7, 2008 11:05 AM

    which restaurant? that's so random.

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    1. re: lotta_cox
      roadfix Sep 7, 2008 11:17 AM

      Pizza Buona, at the corner of Sunset & Alvarado.

      1. re: roadfix
        lotta_cox Sep 7, 2008 11:42 AM

        i don't remember having that problem with them before and we have ordered from them many times. we also order from hard times, and more often, so maybe i am just no remembering.

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      bagdoodle Sep 7, 2008 11:25 AM

      It has to be from putting the sauce and the cheese on in the wrong order. If you don't do it right, it seems like the sauce would act as a lubricant and let everything else slide right off the crust

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      1. re: bagdoodle
        roadfix Sep 7, 2008 11:37 AM

        If that's the case then I don't understand why they continue to serve pizzas in this manner...

        1. re: bagdoodle
          Burger Boy Sep 7, 2008 12:27 PM

          Time out! What order does Pizza Buono put the ingredients on? I have never had this problem there. Maybe you are being punked.........LOL just kidding. That is kind of weird.

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