Slideshow: First Look: Simple Pies at Kermit's Bake Shoppe, Philadelphia

The Facade
The Facade

The outside of Kermit's, located on a industrial strip of Washington Avenue in between Philly's Graduate Hospital and Point Breeze neighborhoods.

The Bike Racks
The Bike Racks

Pizza bike racks outside the main entrance of Kermit's. The shop's goal is to run 80% of all deliveries on bicycles.

The Shop
The Shop

Pizza and baked goods cases inside Kermit's, backed by Ivan Drago mural, "I must bake you!"

The Dough
The Dough

Chef Brian Lofink finds a rolling pin more effective than hands alone at this point in the pizza-making process.

The Dough
The Dough

Kermit's pies start out on a wire screen before being transferred directly to the oven's stone bottom.

The Sauce
The Sauce

The no-frills red sauce is made with imported La Valle tomatoes.

Undercarriage
Undercarriage

Bottom of a Kermit's plain pie, patterned by those few minutes spent on a metal bake screen.

Beauty Shot
Beauty Shot

Kermit's plain pizza, which aims for a corner slice shop feel.

The Case
The Case

All varieties are available by the slice, in addition to by the whole pie.

White Mushroom
White Mushroom

Cremini and maitake mushrooms, leeks, Crucolo cheese, and sea salt over a B├ęchamel-style white sauce.