The mission at Boot & Shoe is much the same as at Charlie Hallowell's Pizzaiolo. Neapolitan-inspired pizzas are topped with locally sourced ingredients and cooked in a wood-fired Mugnaini oven.
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Zachary's Pizza is an East Bay icon, specializing in stuffed pizza. The pan starts with a layer of dough, followed by a hefty layer of mozzarella and toppings. Another thin layer of dough is added on top of the cheese and goodies before the robust sauce covers it all. While the cheese is hearty and the sauce is rich, I found the crust at Zachary's to be a bit disappointing.
No, this isn't a story ripped from the daily crime blotter. I'm talkin' about Pizza Madness, the 64-pizzeria, nationwide slice-off conducted by Adam Kuban and Ed Levine, and the indefensible and inexplicable defeat of Pizzaiolo of Oakland at the hands of San Francisco's Delfina.