Password-Protected Pizza Hybrid Available at Peppino's in Bay Ridge

20080528-peppinos.jpgA crazy item in the New York Daily News yesterday that I meant to link to, so you get it today. Apparently Peppino's in Bay Ridge is making a crazy hybrid calzone-pizza that you need a password to order:

The Third Avenue pizzeria has been serving a pizza-calzone hybrid for the last few months, a flat three-slice pie that rises on one half like a stuffed calzone, with sausage and ricotta.

"People [were] confused," said owner Joe Mancino. "They didn't know what they wanted. They want pizza? They want calzone? They don't know. This is the best of both worlds."

To get the password, you have to email the Daily News's Brooklyn Diary columnist at BrooklynNews@nydailynews.com.

Peppino's

7708 Third Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11209 (at 77th Street, Bay Ridge; map)
718-833-3364

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