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"montanara" (Neopolitan fried pizza) in LA?

Peripatetic Apr 17, 2012 05:04 PM

As seen in today's New York Times:


Another piece concisely describes a montanara as: "a margherita with a crust flash-fried before being finished in a wood-burning oven."


Does anyone in the LA area do a montanara pizza?

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    intuitivelyobvious RE: Peripatetic Apr 30, 2013 07:02 PM

    Ping on this thread. Any sources in LA for this?

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      pizzafreak RE: Peripatetic May 1, 2013 10:30 AM

      Don't know of any, and am not in a rush to try it here. I tried it in NYC at Don Antonio, and thought it was awful. Now his pies at Keste, that's another matter.

      1. TonyC RE: Peripatetic May 1, 2013 11:06 AM

        Peripatetic, where'd you go? Was the Dec site revamp that intolerable?

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          bruinike RE: Peripatetic May 1, 2013 08:42 PM

          The new italian place 041Bacaro in Culver City has a deep fried calzone on the menu but not sure if it's finished in the oven like montanara

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            ebethsdad RE: Peripatetic May 2, 2013 09:05 AM

            Don't know of any restaurant here that serves it, but here is a link to the recipe I use:

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