Daily Slice: French Bread Pizza at Woodwork, NYC

Daily Slice

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[Photo: Carey Jones]

Most of my French bread pizza memories are unhappy ones involving Stouffers and a microwave, but the Woodwork Pizza ($6) at Prospect Heights sports bar Woodwork gives me a new appreciation for the style. The crusty Balthazar Bakery bread crunches easily under the teeth, nothing you have to chomp down too hard on; there's marinara sauce and melted white American and gruyere with a smart shower of sharper Parmesan on top. You can add sopresatta for $2, and you should; its meaty, spicy oils seep into the bread and sauce and make the whole thing even better. There's nothing refined about it, but this is bar food, after all.


583 Vanderbilt Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11238 (map) 718-857-5777