Thursday, August 15, 2002
The Best of South Florida: Best Pizza
Everyone loves a savoring slice - of hot cheesy pizza. But if you want to spend your dough on the premier pie, sink your teeth into this. Our viewers' taste buds have found the - "The Best Pizza" - in South Florida.
(WSVN) Putting together a pizza pie doesn't take the most sophisticated chef.But getting it right -- does.
"Take it from an Italian it's all in the sauce."
From the sauce to the crust when it comes to pizza ... folks are picky.Claire Sigelsays, "I am a old fashioned Pizza Hut buyer."
Whether you like the old fashioned kind or the double stuffed pie ...Our viewers pick "Pizza Hut" for their third favorite place to go.
Ariel Carballo, Pizza Hut, says"Our customers love fresh toppings like we have, our customers love our dough it's fresh."
Not only that - Pizza Hut pizzas get placed on a timed conveyer belt .. so each pie cooks evenly in under ten minutes.Ariel Carballo says,"We try to focus on having processes so we can maintain the whole consistency nation wide."
From start to finish customers get pizza hut pizza made to perfection.Horacio Perezsays, "Everything is good so that's what I like and it's good service."
ThePizza Hut Staff says, "Thank you South Florida."
"When the moon hits the sky like a big pizza pie that's AMORE'."
Amore is right.Folks just love everything about "Amore Gourmet Pizza"--It's number two on the pizza lovers chart.
Jeff Mortimer, who loves Amore Gourmet Pizza, says"It's the crust that's home made the sauce is home made this is real pizza."
Steve DiPaoli, Owner of Amore Gourmet Pizza, says "Just one bite that's all you need just to try it and I definitely got you."
What will really grab you .. is the hand shredded mozzarella and homemade sauce just like momma used to make.Steve DiPaoli says,"We've been making pizza for as long as I can remember."
There's a pie here to woo all taste buds.One for cheese lovers, meat lovers- even one called the healthiest pie on the planet.
Jeff Mortimer says,"I could tell you right know umm this is real pizza."
That's amore.But if you are looking for the best pie in town - think fresh ingredients and a brick oven."Mario The Baker" has perfected a new york style pizza that's so good, folks travel from across the country just to savor a bite.
Barbara Freed says,"We moved to LA and every time we come back here we come to Mario's."
One step through the door you can smell what seems like a pizza lovers dream.Barbara Freed, who loves Mario's, says"I Think it's the draw of the smell of garlic rolls and pizza.. we just can't get enough of it."
"What makes their pizza is their sauce I mean it's all in the sauce."
For the sauce connoisseurs that maybe so ...But others have a different view.
"We have sausage pizza because the sausage is fresh it isn't imitation," Barbara says.
Stefano Siragusa, Manager, Mario The Baker, says"I believe it's a combination of everything the sauce the dough the ingredients are all fresh."
Add a thick layer of mozzarella cheese-- And there you have it a recipe for success.
Stefano Siragusa says,"It comes out more fresh nice and crispy you can taste the difference."
Now, that's what we call a slice above the rest.
"It is the best."
On the subject of favorite foods, our website is very apetizing. We're looking for the best sushi, deli, and the best breakfast in South Florida.
Also, next week, let your fingers do the talking - we'll find out the best manicure in South Florida.
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Mario The Baker
13695 W Dixie Highway
Amore Gourmet Pizza
8922 W State Rd 84