Pizza acrobatics shouldn't upstage good pizza, but they can sure be entertaining. Here are some GIFs from a visit to a Milan pizzeria.
'pizza acrobatics' on Serious Eats
As any tosser knows, getting it up takes a skilled hand. Before you can really earn dough as a pro in the field, it makes sense to practice at home with a rubber piece. Until you get a grip on things, you can learn to toss with the best of 'em using this Know Your Dough kit. This innovative new product can take the amateur out of your performance and have everyone itching for a piece of the pie.
Slice pal Jamesws sent over this video of Tony Gemignani, of Tony's Pizza Napoletana in San Francisco (reviewed here), giving a video demo on how to doss pizza dough. Like the World Pizza Champion that he is, he makes it look pretty easy. He's like a pizza Harlem Globetrotter with that over-the-shoulder move. Pretty smooooth.