'Alabama' on Serious Eats

Inspired Meat Toppings and Wood-Fired Pies at Bottega, in Birmingham, AL

Located in an imposing limestone faced Palladian style building, Bottega actually houses two restaurants. One offers a more sophisticated evening experience, and the other is a casual cafe featuring wood-fired pizzas. Socializing and drinks were the reason for most of my cafe visits, and I never quite bonded with the pizza. They were Zagat's recent pick for the "50 States, 50 Pizzas" guide, which was a reminder to give them another look. More

Alabama: Salvatore's Pizza & Pasta, in Hoover

Wow. The first of the community reviews has started to come in. This one from Alabama — a region we've lacked intel on. Thanks, Charles! —AK Salvatore's 1594 Montgomery Highway, Hoover AL 35226 (map); 205-823-7206; salvatorespizzeria.com Pizza Style: Neapolitan and Sicilian Oven Type: Gas Price: Medium cheese, $10.95 Being born and raised in Brooklyn, wherever I go, I look for the closest thing I can find to my back-home staple, New York pizza. While I have not lived there in 30 years (military, then retirement here) I always have the yearning for that little slice of home, so to speak.... More

The United States of Pizza: Alabama

Note: This post marks the first in a 50-entry series of—you guessed it—pizza state by state. We asked Slice–Serious Eats correspondent Jenn Sit to poll the local experts, troll the various culinary boards, and basically get the lowdown on the pizza chowdown in all corners of the country. We'll be dishing these slices alphabetically, starting with Alabama. Have at it, Jenn! —The Mgmt.... More

Domino's Pizza Kitchen on Wheels

Forget the predictable hot dogs and hamburgers at your next big event--now you can cater slices of Domino's, thanks to the Mobile Pizza Kitchen. Judging from the photos, it really does have a full kitchen inside with roomy counter space, three sinks, a conveyor gas oven, and air conditioning. Kind of like the family RV, but with more pizza. The Domino's trailer will offer a select menu intended to feed the hungry masses at social functions like festivals, tailgate parties, and fund-raisers. The catch: For now, it's just available in Georgia, Alabama, and South Carolina, home of the Cowabunga... More

More Posts