National Pizza Day is on February 9th! It’s the perfect excuse to take a day off from your diet – but just in case you want to make it kinda, sorta healthy-ish – we’ve highlighted three utterly amazing Veggie Pizzas for you to try at some of the city’s best pizza destinations.
For those seeking the perfect OTP spot for National Pizza Day, make your way to this Alpharetta mainstay for a delightfully modern take on an Italian classic. Savor the taste of la dolce vita with Colletta’s delicious Brussels sprouts pizza topped with pancetta, honey crisp apples, honey and fresh parmesan, the classic Margherita pizza with tomato, basil, fresh mozzarella and parmesan, or the bacon pizza made with cauliflower, crescenza, Calabrian chili, apple mostarda and parmesan.
Look no further than Emory Village’s newest hotspot Double Zero, to celebrate National Pizza Day! Their game is in the restaurant’s name – Double Zero uses imported Italian “00” flour to make its pizzas. Indulge in a selection of chef Edwin Molina’s seasonal, Neapolitan-style pizza such as squash pizza topped with butternut squash, spaghetti squash, goat cheese, caramelized onions, pickled beets and Brussels sprouts, and sausage and pear pizza featuring pork sausage, goat cheese, pear, garlic oil and basil.
With one location in Morningside and another coming soon to Krog Street Market, Varuni Napoli owner and maestro pizzaiolo Luca Varuni is taking the Atlanta pizza world by storm. On National Pizza Day, enjoy a fan favorite Varuni Neapolitan pie, like the “Bastardo” with fresh buffalo mozzarella, mixed pepperoni, Nduja, Pecorino Romano and basil,or the “Oro Bianco” with fresh buffalo mozzarella, buffalo ricotta, Taleggio cheese, pancetta, Pecorino Romano, basil and black truffle oil. Mamma mia!
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