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TRUE CRAFTED PIZZA

TRUE CRAFTED PIZZA

TRUE CRAFTED PIZZA

Charlotte, North Carolina
I N I ZIO P I ZZA NA POLETA NA

TR UE CR AF TE D P IZZA

Owner Grant Arons says Inizio is "the culmination
of all my experiences; as a business owner, pizza
fanatic and self-proclaimed dough nerd. If there's
one thing besides the premium ingredients that
makes us unique, it's our dough. The attention to
detail that we put into its long, slow fermentation in a controlled environment really separates
its characteristics from most other Neapolitan
pizzerias." In addition to Neapolitan classics, its
pizza menu features pizzas like the Pistacchio with
rosemary, sea salt, ricotta, Buffalo mozzarella,
garlic and a pistachio pesto sauce ($22). The Luigi
is topped with broccoli rabe, sausage, Buffalo mozzarella, garlic, Pecorino, and Calabrian Agrodolche
($21).

Opened in 2012, the sleek, modern pizzeria is a modified fast-casual concept,
known for its service and community
involvement, as well as its pizza. Its pizza
menu features two styles: traditional
wood-fired, thin-crust pizza and its signature grilled pizzas. A few specialty
pizzas include the traditional Hot Oil
(house-made hot oil, spicy peppers, mozzarella and tomato sauce - $11) and the
grilled Prosciutto Di Parma (arugula, fig
preserve, balsamic glaze, shaved Asiago
and Parmesan - $14). TRUE also has a
thriving mobile event catering business
showcasing two completely restored
antique farm trucks.

10620 Providence Rd.
iniziopizza.com

7828 Rea Rd., STE F
truepizza.com

ZAB LON G P ECULI A R PIZ Z A
The new fast-casual concept is generating
a lot of buzz in Charlotte. The unique name
comes from slang terms for "pizza" combined
with "belonging, bring people together".
Zablong's individual-sized pizza are oblong
shaped. Signature pies include The Misfit with
spicy tomato sauce, ricotta spread, Quattro
formaggio blend, meatballs, local mushroom
blend and a strawberry balsamic. The Tripping
Goat features a mushroom truffle sauce,
roasted local mushroom blend, crumbled goat
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cheese, fig marsala, crushed red pepper oil
and cracked black pepper. Its create-your-own
menu offers three crusts, nine house-made
sauces, three cheeses, nine chef prepared
vegetables, 11 proteins, 17 finishings and
three infused oils, including several custom
vegan options.

137 Brevard Court
zablong.com

INIZIO PIZZA NAPOLETANA

INIZIO PIZZA NAPOLETANA

O N TH E R ADAR
Pure Pizza
Purepizzaclt.com
The Pizza Peel and Tap Room
Tapandpeel.com
Benny Pennello's
Bennysva.com/bennypennellos/
Hawthorne's NY Pizza & Bar
Hawthornespizza.com
Libretto's Pizzeria
Librettospizzeria.com


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Pizza Today - June 2017
Commentary
Contents
Contributors
Expo Spotlight
Interact
Conversation
Man on the Street
Respecting the Craft
On Tap
Destinations
Knead to Know
Turn Down the Sound
Pizza Style Guide
Adding Sustainable Food
Caprese Across the Menu
Employee Reviews
Increasing Check Averages
Pizza Today on the Road: Harry’s Bishops Corner, West Hartford, CT
Pizza Today on the Road: The Original Vazzy’s, Bridgeport, CT
Product Showcase
Pizza Today Yellow Pages
The Marketplace
Reader’s Resource
Trending Recipe
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Pizza Today - June 2017 - Expo Spotlight
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Pizza Today - June 2017 - Man on the Street
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Pizza Today - June 2017 - Respecting the Craft
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Pizza Today - June 2017 - On Tap
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Pizza Today - June 2017 - Destinations
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Pizza Today - June 2017 - Knead to Know
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Pizza Today - June 2017 - Turn Down the Sound
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Pizza Today - June 2017 - Adding Sustainable Food
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Pizza Today - June 2017 - Caprese Across the Menu
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Pizza Today - June 2017 - Employee Reviews
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Pizza Today - June 2017 - Increasing Check Averages
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