Think Outside the (Pizza) Box
Stretch your taste buds with creative pie choices
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Are you stuck in a pizza rut? Do you find yourself ordering the same old toppings again and again without really giving it a second thought?
Before you utter the words “cheese and pepperoni” again, take another look at that menu. Many local restaurants offer wonderful specialty pizzas that can take your Friday night pie experience to a whole new level.
To get you started, Northside Woman tracked down eight unique and tasty pizza creations from local restaurants.
The next time you head out for pizza, try hinking outside the box. Your taste buds will thank you!
Pizzas are listed clockwise from top right (start at the piece with the three bold red tomato slices).
THE DIESEL CLASSIC
Pizza from a gas station never tasted so good!
Seasoned olive oil crust, mozzarella, parmesan and provolone cheeses topped with sliced tomatoes, prosciutto and fresh basil.
Diesel Pizza Pub: 994 Alpharetta St., Roswell | diesel-pizza.com
Build individual creations at Your Pie’s toppings bar.
Spicy Thai sauce with melted cheddar, grilled chicken, carrots, sweet corn, red onions and cilantro.
Your Pie: 625 W. Crossville Road, Roswell | yourpie.com/roswell
A classic white pie.
Fresh pizza dough brushed with garlic and olive oil topped with sun-dried tomatoes, mozzarella and ricotta cheeses.
Alfresco: 131 South Main Street, Alpharetta | alfrescoitaliano.com
GRILLED CHICKEN CAESAR
A little salad, a little pizza.
Chopped romaine, grilled chicken, red onion and Romano cheese topped with creamy Caesar dressing.
Bassanos Pizzeria: 10970 State Bridge Road, Johns Creek | bassanospizza.com
The classic sandwich is even better as a pizza.
Red sauce topped with sautéed steak, mushrooms, green peppers, onions, provolone and mozzarella cheeses.
Brooklyn Joe’s: 13065 Highway 9, Milton | brooklynjoespizza.com
Who turned up the heat?
Diced chicken, spicy wing sauce, blue cheese, ricotta and spices.
Vintage Pizzeria in Crabapple: 12540 Broadwell Road, Milton | vintagepizzeria.com
Everything’s better with bacon, right?
Bacon, lettuce and tomato topped with mayo.
Pepperoni’s Midway: 5063 Post Road, Cumming | pepperonismidway.com
Hmm. Mexican or Italian tonight? Why not both?!
Grilled chicken, avocado, green peppers, red onions, white onions, lettuce, cilantro, shredded and whole mozzarella over a black bean puree base. Served with tomatillo salsa.
Ray’s New York Pizza: 5230 Windward Parkway, Alpharetta | raysnewyorkpizza.com