Food Hunter's Guide to Cuisine: Pizza A Metro

Monday, June 29, 2009

Pizza A Metro

I’m lucky enough to not only have a great job but to also work for a company that hosts a twice monthly pizza lunch for all the employees. I know it sounds crazy but it's true. Although there's a regular rotation of places we order from; periodically we’ll try something new. This is how I got to taste Pizza A Metro.

Roughly translated to mean pizza by the meter; Pizza A Metro’s meter long pies are the perfect size for large groups like ours. They normally don’t deliver; it's eat in or pick up only. But Anna, our hospitality person, was able to sweet talk Lorenzo into making an exception. And I'm so glad she did. Pizza A Metro had been on my "must try" list for quite some time.


Anna had ordered 5 pies with various toppings. For the sake of this blog and being able to provide you with an accurate review; I tried them all.


I'm usually happiest with a plain pie but this time my favorite was the pepperoni.

The pizza’s were topped with the freshest ingredients and cooked in a wood-fire oven. The crusts were thin but not too crispy; maybe even a little on the doughy side. (which I don't mind) With their slightly sweet sauce they reminded me a lot of the pizza I had when visiting Rome.

The consensus around the office was favorable. Although, there were a few that said it wasn’t perfect; the majority really seemed to like Pizza A Metro. Hopefully, they will become part of our regular rotation.

17 comments:

  1. WOW COOL BLOG. VERY INTERESTING. AND I LOVE PIZZA. :)

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  2. Pizza a metro is a common street food solution, especially in southern Italy. Curious how a sausage becomes pepperoni, which in Italian sounds very similar to the word for bell peppers!

    Wood-fired ovens do the trick! Yum
    Ciao

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  3. Wow, that looks like some great pizza!

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  4. How delicious! I love the way they package it - in that huge box! So cool!

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  5. They all look so good! We have a good pizza place around here, but the toppings are not exactly traditional. It's still delicious though.

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  6. Yum! I've never heard of them. A must try. I love how you took one for the team, for all of us- you know, by sampling all of those pizza's- lol...

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  7. I am so jealous... this looks like my kind of pizza!

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  8. love the idea for your blog, will follow along Rebecca

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  9. What's better than really good pizza, but gigantic really good pizza! Especially when the office is picking up the tab.

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  10. Look at the size of those pizzas!

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  11. Wow...can I come and work with you?

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  12. Oooooh these look good! I have never met a pizza I didn't like and a metre-long pizza sounds like my idea of heaven.

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  13. Those looks extremely yummy! And they are huge pizzas too! A metre long! I can see my hubby eyeing those for sure!

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  14. yum! can I come to the next pizza lunch? ;)

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  15. Oooh, I love it, each piece has crust! We ned that here in Chicago!

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  16. Looks good to me... great photo with all 5 in a row.

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  17. WOW I haven't seen a pizza that size since I was in Italy last... and it was in Rome too that we had it!

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