The last couple of years have seen a relative flurry of top-notch pizzeria openings in Denver and Boulder. From the crisp and chewy crust to the high quality and often creative toppings, it's quite possible that Pizzeria Basta is the best of the bunch.
'Pizzeria Basta' on Serious Eats
Good pizza turns up in surprising places. In the case of Pizzeria Basta, it's a condominium complex near downtown Boulder, Colorado. It's a little tricky to find if you don't know what to look for—though the listed address is on a main drag, you've got to turn off that road onto a side street, wind your way through the condo parking lot, and look for the outdoor patio of the ground-floor restaurant. But it's not surprising that such incredible pizza emerges from the oven of Kelly Whitaker.