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Dining Winners

Best Pizza Slice

Little Italy Pizzeria

624 S. Broadway, (410) 563-3322,

Posted 9/16/2009

Most of the time when you get that thought-bubble picture of a big ol' slice of pizza in your head, you're ready to accept whatever's under the hot-lamp, as in; cheese, cheese and pepperoni, or possibly even more complex topping combos involving things called vegetables, but sometimes you want to top that triangle with your own combo, and our main misgiving with the usual Additional Toppings Extra setup is a certain lack of coherence between the foundation slice and the extras as far as core temperature and just plain sticking to the slice, so this year we're tipping our red-pepper-flake dispenser to Little Italy Pizzeria, not only for a superior and substantial (but not too tough for the one-handed nosh) crust and a solid choice of add-ons, but for taking the extra (and possibly heretical) step of tossing those bad boys--in our most recent visit, mushrooms and sausage--on the grill for a minute before dropping them on a not-so-little slice of heaven. Also: nice sauce.

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Other Awards for Best Pizza Slice:

Fortunato's Pizza, 9/17/2008

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