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A Casa di Pul­cinella

An in­for­mal lo­cale which, as its name sug­gests, serves a fab­u­lous Neapoli­tan pizza, ac­com­pa­nied by a wide se­lec­tion of craft and other beers. Thanks to a nat­u­ral, slow- leav­en­ing process, the pizza dough is light, tasty and easy to di­gest. In­gre­di­ents in­clude the clas­sics for which Neapoli­tan pizza is renowned but also those of tra­di­tional Ital­ian re­gional cui­sine, rang­ing from a Margherita topped with Bu­fala Cam­pana moz­zarella to a ver­sion with Mon­calieri sausage. Open Tues-Sat 12pm- 3pm/6.30pm-10.30pm. €€. www. acasadip­ul­ Corso Ros­selli, 82.

T: 011 595457. Off Map

Bak­ery Restau­rant & Pizza

Tucked away in a peace­ful area of the city, not far from the Porta Nuova sta­tion, this pizze­ria/ res­tau­rants boasts a wood- fired oven that turns out a slow- ris­ing, Neapoli­tan- style pizza, fea­tur­ing a soft, crunchy dough and high- qual­ity in­gre­di­ents. Din­ers can choose from among a va­ri­ety of clas­sic top­pings, with a few re­gional ref­er­ences in­clud­ing sausage and ‘ fri­arelli’ ( broc­coli rabe), or gor­gonzola, pears and wal­nuts. Its well- stocked cel­lar boasts a num­ber of highly select la­bels from Italy’s best wine pro­duc­ers. Open Mon- Fri 12.30pm-2.30pm/ 7.30pm-11pm; Sat 7.30pm-11pm. €€. www. bak­ery­ Via Avigliana, 47/a. T: 011 4337074. Map B3

Crudo fa la Pizza!

Crudo is an award- win­ning food com­pany, boast­ing two os­terie and a bistro in the city, renowned for their fresh high- qual­ity in­gre­di­ents, sourced from only the finest pro­duc­ers. It has now taken on the chal­lenge of mak­ing one of Italy’s best- loved dishes. Nine­teen dif­fer­ent ver­sions of pizza take din­ers on a culi­nary jour­ney that en­com­passes the whole of the penin­sula, from Fav­i­g­nana with Siccagno toma­toes, an­chovy fil­lets, Mediter­ranean tuna fil­lets, ca­pers and Si­cil­ian olive oil to Aosta, with moz­zarella, Fon­tina d’Aosta Dop and hand- sliced ar­ti­sanal ham. Open daily 12 noon- 3pm/ 7pm-11pm. €€. pizza.crudo­ Via Palazzo di Città, 7/d. T: 340 2494060. Map F3

Gusto Madre

Pizza is ex­pe­ri­enc­ing a re­nais­sance. From a dish of the peo­ple to a gourmet spe­cialty, in­ter­preted with nu­mer­ous dough va­ri­eties, flours and in­gre­di­ents. If you’re feel­ing over­whelmed by all

th­ese op­tions, there are places, like Gusto Madre, that will re­move any doubt. In­gre­di­ents be­stowed by Mother Na­ture, pro­cessed to a min­i­mum and com­bined with the cre­ativ­ity and skill in­her­ent in time- hon­oured dough- mak­ing tech­niques, are the rea­sons for the suc­cess of this healthy, easyto- di­gest, multi- award win­ning pizza. Open from Wednes­day to Mon­day. €€. www.gus­tom­ Via G. Mazz­ini, 31/A T: 011 18894434. Map G6

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