Andy’s Pizza

Image: The best slice in the world! Last Updated: October 2021 Current Status: Sit-down and take-out vary by location, be sure to confirm.  Currently, the Tyson’s and NoMa locations have sit-down dining as well as take-out and delivery.  The Navy Yard and Alexandria locations are co-located at breweries (Atlas Brew Works and Aslin respectively) with […]

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Slice Joint

Image: The camera did not eat first. Last Updated: August 2021 Current Status: Walk-up counter service open for lunch and dinner in the Roost complex. Overview: Really good (NYC-style) pizza.  Square ones too. That is the bottom line. There is other background information that might be useful, but the fact is a really good NYC-style […]

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Menomale

Image: Diavola Pizza. Last Updated: July 2021 Current Status: Menomale now has a second outpost in NoMa in addition to its original Brookland location.  Both are doing dine-in and take-out. Overview:  Menomale’s specialty is pizza, specifically the Neapolitan version for which it is certified by the authorities back in Italy.  To argue who has the […]

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Emmy Squared

Image: Colony² Pizza from Emmy Squared Last Updated: June 2021 Current Status: The Shaw location has tables outside and is taking reservations.  The new Navy Yard location is not taking reservations for sit-down yet (but that could change at any moment).  They are definitely open for Take-out and Delivery, as evidenced by the jammed 8th […]

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Week In Review – 11/15/20

Image: Bruno Bernard. Sophia Loren, Berlin Film Festival, ca. 1958. With the bite of COVID returning, now we will remind you the following words of wisdom with emphasis: BUY A LOT OF STUFF FROM RESTAURANTS YOU LOVE RIGHT NOW. It might make the difference between survival and closing. Also tip big and wear a mask. […]

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Pupatella

Image: Pizza! Last Updated: 11/9/20 Current Status:  The Virginia-based mini-chain opened up an outpost in the old Rosemary Thyme spot, with abundant outdoor seating in Dupont.  They brought in a classic oven and the pies started flying out the door.  There is often a group of people waiting on pick-up orders and a few others […]

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Alta Strada

Last Updated: 5/21/2020 Current Status: With its focus on Italian comfort food like pasta and pizza, it was already menu-ready for this moment.  They have expanded the patio and re-opened for sit-down service. It is also open for take-out and delivery – combined with neighboring restaurant Nama.  Wine, drinks and other alcohol options available. They […]

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2 Amys

Last Updated:  6/13/2021 The legendary Neapolitan-style pizza spot by the Cathedral is now open for sit-down and take-out. They have wine and merch for sale too.  They have incorporated labor costs into prices to eliminate tipping. Gift Cards Employee Relief Fund Summary: Cuisine: Pizza/Italian Neighborhood: Upper NW Address: 3715 Macomb St NW, Washington, DC 20016 […]

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