SEA: All Purpose Pizza & Ale
Living in Columbia City for 3 yrs, I've had incredibly limited delivery options; Pizza Hut or Domino's. I don't eat either of those establishment's products so that cuts my delivery list to zero.
Tonight I was feeling especially lazy, too lazy to wander out into my fabulously restaurant studded neighborhood. I've got Neapolitan pizza, Vietnamese, Tex-Mex, Jones BBQ, and many other great eats but I so didn't even want to leave my apartment at all. So this led to a frustrated search of the internet to see if there were any delivery options I had yet not discovered, if there was some closely guarded secret of a restaurant I had not yet been deemed worthy enough to be "in the know" about.It seemed hopeless and I truly wasn't expecting to find anything, settling into the sad reality that I would have to settle for tuna or stale cereal. And then . . . I found my pizza salvation!!!
I don't know how it managed to elude me for so long, but now I have All Purpose Pizza & Ale to be my white knight. I ordered a 16" Nooner (Granny Smith apple, gorgonzola, caramelized onions, garlic-olive oil sauce with CasCioppo Bros. sausage, yum!) which came on the thick, chewy sourdough crust this place is known/famous for. All for $26.82 (inlcudes tax, excluding gratuity), it's even comparably priced to the chains of convenience around here. There menu is extensive, with many original specialty pizzas plus a bulid your own option. They also serve starters, soup, salads, sandwiches, and even pasta dishes. It appears they are fond of local ingredients and handmade specialties. I am so happy I found this place!!
Now that AP Pizza is my new beacon in a once bleak delivery landscape, are there other delivery options I just haven't found out about yet? If you know about any, please, please do share! Zip code 98118, S Edmunds St. And if, like me, you thought your choices were do or die as far as delivery pizza, please try AP Pizza & Ale! Their store is up on Jackson and their delivery route is fairly wide (Leschi, Seward, Columbia City, and Rainier Valley).
All Purpose does deliver to the CD. Our fav is the Hullabaloo: house-made meatball, provolone, mushroom, onion, bacon, garlic-olive oil sauce. You might also check with Amante: http://amantepizzaandpasta.com. They have locations downtown and in West Seattle and seem to have a fairly wide delivery area (downtown delivers to the CD). Ti Amo (http://www.tiamopizza.com) also delivers to the CD, but I didn't think much of their pizza--though I thought their tuna & onion pizza was a noble attempt.
I love All Purpose. Great french onion soup too. And if you dine in on Sunday thru Thursday, they do half price pitchers when you buy a pizza. Getting a pitcher of Mac and Jacks for $7 and change always feels like a steal.
Paradize Pizza just South of the PCC is not bad. Not as gourmet as A.P. certainly, the sauce is really garlicky/tangy, but I loved it. They deliver, but are not open on Sundays. A.P. doesn't deliver before 4pm, just FYI (I know most people don't want pizza before those hours but we had a Sunday hangover and no good pizza options due to above!) PS Paradize is affordable with a 3 topping XL pizza delivered costing about $18.