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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

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