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. acasadipulcinella.it. 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. bakerytorino.it. 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.crudotorino.com. Via Palazzo di Città, 7/d. T: 340 2494060. Map F3
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.gustomadre.it. Via G. Mazzini, 31/A T: 011 18894434. Map G6