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Flee The Pizza: Spike Mendelsohn's "We, The Pizza" in Washington D.C. Still No Good

Slice: Washington DC J. Kenji López-Alt 43 comments

Slice reporter Dave Konstantin pointed out the flaws—namely, dense dough and crusts that were too fat. I figured it'd be worth an update to see if any of the problems have been fixed in the half year that's passed since they first opened. More

Washington, D.C.: We, the Pizza Violates Your Right to a Decent Pie

Slice: Washington DC Dave Konstantin 31 comments

Top Cheffer Spike Mendelsohn's much-ballyhooed new pizzeria, just three blocks from the US Capitol, has a very cool vibe and is doing great business, but the pizza just doesn't stack up. Tasty toppings and a nice sauce just can't overcome a crust that's disappointingly dense and bland. More

Top Chef's Spike Mendelsohn Opening D.C. Pizzeria

Adam Kuban 24 comments

By way of Grub Street's New York Diet feature, we learn that former Top Chef contestant Spike Mendelsohn plans on opening a pizzeria in Washington, D.C.: After falafel I had a little bit of a siesta, and then dinner at Grimaldi’s. I love my pizza. I’m opening a pizzeria in D.C. in the next three or four months. I just took over the building the other day. I’m researching pizza, so I’m trying to hit up all the spots. They do a great coal-fire pizza. I had pepperoni and green peppers on it and a pitcher of beer. I love... More

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