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Daily Slice: Veggie Slice at Pizza Rustica, Philadelphia

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[Photographs: Caroline Russock]

The veggie slice ($2.50) at Pizza Rustica in University City is really all about the vegetables. The super-thin, cracker-like crust is merely a vessel for a cast of veggies featuring fresh mushrooms, spinach, artichoke hearts, caramelized onions, sun dried tomatoes, roasted red peppers, and little blobs of sweetly roasted garlic. A bit of crème fraîche mixes in with the mozz, accounting for a base that's a little bit more creamy than cheesy, adding a lightness that matches its veggie-centric toppings.

Pizza Rustica

3602 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 (map)
215-895-3490; pizzarusticaonline.com/

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