Italy's representative pizza is a dish where a large layer of dough is spread out and then cheese, sauce, and toppings are placed on top of it and baked. Pizza, which has a history spanning thousands of years, is said to have originated from bread eaten by putting garlic and onions on wheat dough in Greek and Roman times At the end of the 19th century, recipes based on dough, tomatoes, and cheese were created when tomato sauce was added to pizza, which continued in the form of bread. Pizza was later popularized when it was brought to the United States by immigrants from southern Italy. Today's pizza is being modified to suit the tastes of each country with a variety of ingredients and recipes.
Italian pizza uses plum tomatoes, an Italian-style tomato sauce, pursues the natural flavor of the ingredients, and is characterized by simple toppings, mainly raw vegetables. . Neapolitan pizza is estimated to have been first invented in Naples, Italy, and must be baked in a stone oven heated with oak wood for about 60 to 90 seconds This is a characteristic. American pizza pursues rich and fatty flavors by adding various ingredients such as oregano and olive oil to tomatoes, and sausages, pepperoni, and bacon I use a lot of toppings that focus on meat, etc.
Famous pizzas include Rich Pizza, Kitchen Salvatore Cuomo, Tombola, Pizzerium , Pizza Hill, Dochi Pizza, Blacksmith Pizza, Giannis Napoli, Nine Road Pizzeria , Genos NY Pizza, Bonnie's Pizza Pub, DoChef, Chicago Pizza , Persian Gulf, Trevia, Magpie, The Booth, Namu, Macho Chef, Ms. Container, Pizza Iconic, Spacca Napoli, Oatza, Palo Pizza, Pizza Muzzo, Motor City, Pizzeriao, Brick Oven etc. are famous. A fun, savory flavor that sticks out of your mouth. A happy moment with added crispness and chewiness. If there's a heaven for flavor, pizza is that flavor! Once you take a bite, you won't be able to resist the taste of heaven. Meet the rising stars of pizza restaurants that are rapidly rising in popularity.
1. New York street style carved pizza , Itaewon 'Maddox Pizza'
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âMaddox Pizzaâ is an American-style pizza specialty store located in Itaewon Alley. On weekends, there is a long line from the entrance of the store located on the 2nd floor to the alley under the stairs. Each type of cooked pizza is in a showcase, so you can check it out when ordering. 20 inch pizzas in pieces and one plate It is sold in units. The signature menu is the creamy âspinach artichoke pizzaâ and the âspinach artichoke pizzaâ topped with bacon chips on top of a light yellow mac and cheese. It's a âMac and Cheese Pizza. â It is characterized by making use of a light dough flavor to suit Korean tastes without being irritating. The moderately oily flavor is great to enjoy with beer. Note that they have opened and are operating a second store at D Museum in nearby Hannam-dong.
â² Location: 26, Itaewon-ro 26-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul
â² Business hours: 12:00 â 22:00 every day
â² Price: Cheese pizza (one slice) 4,500 won, mac and cheese (one slice) 6,500 won, spinach artichoke (one slice) 6,700 won
â² Testimonial (can't eat): Sometimes I go to this place when I want to smell the smell of America. It's a real American-flavored pizza!!! If you get tired after work, the tiredness of the day will go away! It disappears !!!
2. Life pizza with plenty of ingredients , Haebangchon âBonny's Pizza pub '
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âBonny's Pizza Pubâ is a pizza specialty store located on Haebangchon hill. It's a place run by foreign employees, and it makes you feel like you've come to a foreign country. You can place an order by following the menu with detailed instructions on how to place an order. For all pizzas, you can choose between thin dough and thick dough. In particular, pizzas served with thick dough have a chewy flavor that combines a unique tomato sauce and cheese, and are often sold out on weekend mornings. . The signature menu is âpepperoni pizzaâ and Hawaiian pizza, which are topped with plenty of pepperoni and pineapple, respectively. The most popular way to enjoy both in half and half sizes is the most popular. The combination of salty and sweet flavors combined with savory cheese will keep you from getting tired of it.
â² Location: 2, Sinheung-ro 3-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul
â² Business hours: 14:00 â 22:00 on weekdays, 11:30 â 22:00 on Saturdays, 11:30 â 20:30 on Sundays, closed on Mondays
â² Price: Half & Half Party 25,000 won
â² Testimonial (Mars Shikigin ): My Life Pizza, full of pepperoni and meat, is here! It wasn't irritating at all , and it was a perfect blend of umami, the aroma of the cheese, and the flavor of the toppings! It was a real pizza that was completely different from the irritating delivery pizza! One bite of pizza, coolness , the best combination that's scarier than chimak in one beer! It was the best pizza pub that came back to mind when I looked back and left memories of my trip!
3. Original Chicago-style pizza pub , Hannam-dong 'Jackson Pizza '
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The white interior and red logo accents give it a clean atmosphere. It is a space divided into 1 and 2 floors, and you can also use the terrace on the 2nd floor . All pizzas are prepared in personal sizes, so you can enjoy a variety of menus and feel free to enjoy a single meal. The signature dish is one of the deep-dish pizzas , tomato sauce, mozzarella cheese, grada padano cheese, parmesan cheese, pepperoni, and crispy bacon It is a âJackson 5â pizza topped with a positive mushroom. It features a salty yet rich flavor created with plenty of cheese and plenty of toppings. A variety of side dishes such as French fries, onion rings, and chicken wings are prepared, and the âcoleslawâ, which has a particularly refreshing and refreshing flavor â is said to be popular, so please note.
â² Location: 26-1, Itaewon-ro 55ga-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul
â² Business hours: 11:30 â 22:30 every day
â² Price: Jackson 5 (8 inch) 19,800 won, Dr. Pepperoni (8 inch) 18,000 won, original cheese (8 inch) 16,000 won
â² Testimonial (Doo-ryong Shikigin): Crust pizza has the best texture because of how crispy it is, deep dish pizza is full of cheese!! I also recommend the onion ring, which I liked the sweetness of the onion.
4. Warm Italian restaurant , 'Yun Sung-yong Restaurant' in Yeonnam-dong
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'Yun Sung-yong Restaurant' is an Italian restaurant located in a quiet alley in Yeonnam-dong. The interior uses glass windows and bricks, and the space has a clean yet warm atmosphere. The signature pizza menu is âXL Pizzaâ with gorgonzola cream sauce mixed with salami and honey. Unlike regular pizza, toppings are added and the dough is covered, and unlike calzone, the two sides are tied together. Pizza, which has an attractive flavor of cheese and salty umami, is at the top, you can feel the crunchy dough flavor, and as you move towards the center You can enjoy the chewy and soft flavor. The âYun Sung-yong Special Nest Salad,â in which a round bunch of vegetables is placed on deep-fried chicken to shape a nest, is also said to be a popular menu item. Things to note.
â² Location: 22, Yeonnam-ro 1-gil, Mapo-gu, Seoul
â² Opening hours: 11:30 â 21:30 every day, break time 15:00 â 17:00 on weekdays, closed on Mondays
â² Price: XL 15,000 won, Prima Donna 15,000 won, Tormangi Pizza 12,0000 won
â² Testimonial (Good luck): It's been a while since it opened, but it's a restaurant with a huge queue on weekends, and it's a bad location in the back alley, even though it's in an unfavorable location in the back alley It seems that many customers come back after just tasting it. As a chef from an Italian pizza school, the pizza tasted great.
5. Home cooking in Milan, Italy , 'Bottega Ro' in Cheongdam-dong
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âBottega Roâ is a small restaurant run by her husband, a chef from Milan, Italy, and his Korean wife. It's a space decorated with items I've used myself, and it's a place that gives a friendly feeling. There are many regular customers due to the friendly owner and the nostalgic taste of the food. The signature menu is half-and-half Milanese pizza where you can enjoy two flavors at once . Unlike Neapolitan pizza baked in an oven, Milanese pizza is characterized by its soft and light flavor when baked in an oven. Divided into a tomato base and a cream base, more than 10 different types of pizza are prepared. It comes in a single size that is hard for two people to eat, and leftovers can be packed. The âMilano-style pork cutlet,â where you can really enjoy Milanese home-cooked food, is also a popular menu, so be sure to check it out.
â² Location: 9 Dosan-daero 89-gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
â² Business hours: 11:00 – 22:00 every day
â² Price: Americana 34,000 won, Diavola 3,4000 won, Italy 34,000 won, Rustica 34,000 won (all pizzas can be ordered half a half)
â² Review (Shikigin Hazelnut Latte): A nice place with a nostalgic atmosphere. If you miss the taste of eating at any small restaurant in Italy, I recommend Bottega.