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Pizzanista, formerly Toddy G's is making really really great pizza

blackbookali Jul 30, 2011 10:08 PM

NY style with some premium ingredients and a premium price tag. Garage pizza and 9th street are good pies but Pizzanista is the best in downtown and is by far my new fav pizza in the city. I was once a slave to the Chicago thin crust style, "Casa Bianca" style pizza but this has officially converted me.

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    Ideefixed Nov 19, 2011 04:27 PM

    I live within walking distance and once I finish my no-carb regime, I'll be back in a second. I love the place. And you can get day old cold slices for $1.Perfect for the morning after the night before breakfast.

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      GitDown Nov 10, 2011 07:48 AM

      Pizza here is just ok. I'm not crazy about it. Much better choices around.

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      Pizzanista
      2019 E 7th St, Los Angeles, CA 90021

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        TonyC Nov 10, 2011 10:33 AM

        Around? Surely you jest? There's nothing "around" except Church & State and the al pastor spit across the street.

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        Church & State
        1850 Industrial Street, Los Angeles, CA 90021

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          lapizzamaven Nov 10, 2011 12:56 PM

          I tried Urbano in the summer...pretty tasty but surely not worth heading downtown for.

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            blackbookali Nov 19, 2011 03:49 PM

            that al pastor spit is a LEGIT taco spot. Id take Pizzanista over Garage any day.

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            Pizzanista
            2019 E 7th St, Los Angeles, CA 90021

        2. TonyC Jul 31, 2011 11:08 PM

          Good to hear they're still churning out good pie even after the brouhaha. If price is a concern, they're still in cahoots with Tony's and doing a slice/beer HH before 7pm, while Tuesdays are $2? slice days. That's almost as cheap as NYC which has its pick of Baker's Bakers pies in every neighborhood.

          FWIW, Casa Biana (& Petrillo's) was always just 1 step above Dominoes for me.

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