The Pizza Strikes Back: Via Tevere Pizzeria

I didn’t really visit Via Tevere Pizzeria after being thoroughly seduced by the meat pide at Anatolia’s Gate. I wish that I did. Being pulled back onto the righteous path by a proper Neapolitan pie would’ve made for a better, more dramatic story. The truth is that I visited Via Tevere Pizzeria a week prior to my meat pide revelation. It was not until I was typing up the title to my post on Anatolia’s Gate that I was reminded of how thoroughly satisfying my dining experience was at Via Tevere Pizzeria. I didn’t even mind queuing up for 25 … Continue reading The Pizza Strikes Back: Via Tevere Pizzeria

Out Pizza-ing the Pizza: Anatolia’s Gate

I’ve had several close encounters with Anatolia’s Gate ever since I found out about the Turkish restaurant via local online foodie discussion boards. But for one reason or another, I’ve always stopped short of visiting the place. The reasons that have prevented me from visiting the restaurant have grown progressively more ridiculous with each subsequent non-visit that I was beginning to think that I was involved in some sort of Groundhog-Day-esque metaphysical loop that I would not be able to break out of until I got every detail just right. It turned out that I just needed some prodding from … Continue reading Out Pizza-ing the Pizza: Anatolia’s Gate

Yea, I’m back…courtesy of my daughter’s homework assignment and Tony’s Beef Noodles.

A funny thing happened as I was reviewing my daughter’s way too detailed literary arts homework assignment: I remembered my own way-too-detailed reviews in my long forgotten non-blog. Maybe I should take my own advice and condense everything down to the bare essentials so that I don’t potentially bog down the reader with descriptive, memorable, but ultimately superfluous details that would certainly not register in the limited neural connections of the human brain. OK. Back to the real world… Tony’s beef noodle – a.k.a brother Wang’s beef noodle a.k.a Wango’s…more phonetically accurate not to mention more personable – has been … Continue reading Yea, I’m back…courtesy of my daughter’s homework assignment and Tony’s Beef Noodles.