Burgers might have been the pandemic pivot hero of 2020, but when it comes to craveable comfort it’s still hard to beat a slice of really good pizza. (Actually, if we’re being honest, we’re probably going to eat the whole damn pie.) Pizza can be both celebratory and rage-subsuming, it can lift the spirits or help you wallow through depression. A good pizza is revelatory, but at times even a mediocre slice is still pizza, still comforting, still there for you.
The Triangle is lucky to be home to dozens of great pizza options, ranging from New York-style to Neapolitan and everything in between. Homegrown pizzaiolos have carved out their niches alongside transplants from across the country, each bringing their own expertise and geographic understanding of what pizza should be. Inevitably someone’s ideal choice of pizza style is likely to run up against someone else’s , but in the great wide world of saucy pies there really is room for everyone. Whether you choose a high-end, wood-fired pizza or opt for a big, foldable slice dripping with cheese, you can’t go wrong at any of these local favorites.
A number of North Carolina restaurants have resumed dine-in service. The level of service offered is indicated on each map point. However, this should not be taken as endorsement for dining in, as there are still safety concerns: for updated information on coronavirus cases in your area, please visit here. Studies indicate that there is a lower exposure risk when outdoors, but the level of risk involved with patio dining is contingent on restaurants following strict social distancing and other safety guidelines.Read More