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jpie Feb 15, 2014 09:52 AM

Wanting to try good artisan pizza while we are visiting your lovely city. We were thinking Buona Forchetta since they seem only to serve lunch on weekends. Is there a better choice? We have also thought about Pizzaria Bruno, Napoleone Pizza House, Project Pie. Would love opinions. We are looking for good Neapolitan style-thin crust.....yum getting hungry.

Here's the article I saw: http://www.sandiegomagazine.com/San-D...

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    MrKrispy Feb 15, 2014 09:57 AM

    Go for Buon Forchetta or Bruno's, those two are the best in the central area IMO.

    1. Fake Name Feb 15, 2014 10:09 AM

      BF and Bruno's are excellent choices.

      Yes, Project Pie is another direction.

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        Lynnester Feb 15, 2014 10:23 AM

        Café Calabria

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          MrKrispy Feb 15, 2014 10:42 AM

          Cafe Calabria doesn't serve their pizza until 5pm, or I would have mentioned it. I think their pizza has been better than what Bruno's has been putting out for the last 6 months.

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            jpie Feb 15, 2014 11:37 AM

            Thanks for reminding me about Cafe Calabria-I will put it on the list in the next week or so to try for an early dinner and to pick up some ground coffee :)

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          DoctorChow Feb 15, 2014 12:06 PM

          Today, with the nice sunny warm weather, would make Buona Forchetta my first choice.

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            jpie Feb 15, 2014 02:59 PM

            So we just came from Buona Forchetta! You were all right-with the nice weather we enjoyed the patio. We got mesmerized into trying the pizza with the potatoes and prosciutto before I realized that it wasn't one of the pizzas with totmato sauce-so that gives me a good excuse to go back :) How is the rest of their stuff-pastas, etc.?

            thanks again!

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              DoctorChow Feb 15, 2014 03:24 PM

              Haven't had pasta here, but I've enjoyed their Sophia and Nicola pizzas.

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                ipsedixit Feb 15, 2014 06:11 PM

                That place is truly a gem. They also make a surprisingly good calzone.

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                  Fake Name Feb 16, 2014 05:25 AM

                  I agree.

                  I suppose one coud say that since BF arrived there, San Diego's dining scene got just a little better.

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                    ipsedixit Feb 16, 2014 08:57 AM

                    Sometimes I think we need to just enjoy what we *do* have and not lament what we don't.

                    Grass isn't always greener ... well, unless you're in Colorado.

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