A Look at Pizza Places around the U.S.
Silly Al’s Pizza | Quartzsite, Arizona
Robbie Robertson helped his father Al build the restaurant in 1987. “We believe our continued success is because of our consistency,” Robbie says. “We are open every day 10-10, with the exception of Thanksgiving and Christmas. We have the very best employees, and we use the best and freshest products we can find. All of our Pizzas, salads and sandwiches are made to order. Our Pizzas are hand tossed and our kitchen is open so the customers can watch their food being prepared. We are always willing to adapt to changes in society and technology. We welcome all new ideas and input from employees and customers.” Silly Al’s offers a wide selection of pizza as well as a gluten-free, low carb cauliflower Parmesan crust. A house specialty pizza is Al’s Reuben Pizza with mustard, mozzarella, sauerkraut, pastrami, onions and cheddar. The menu also features appetizers, salads, sandwiches and pastas.
Slice and Dice Pizzeria | Albuquerque, New Mexico
This west side pizza spot just added a second location. The concept focuses on pizza, local beer and board games. Slice and Dice provides an extensive board game library that customers can choose from to enjoy while dining. They offer a wide menu of appetizers, salads BYO and specialty pizzas, subs and desserts. The menu also highlights vegan options. Specialty pizzas include the Blanco, a white pie with mascarpone, spinach, artichoke hearts and mozzarella. Desserts include churro dipped in cinnamon sugar with strawberry, apple or cajeta filling. Take it one step further with churro donuts.
Bird Pizzeria | Charlotte, North Carolina
This East Coast-style pizzeria was just named one of the South’s Best New Restaurants 2023 by Southern Living, referring to the menu as “purposeful and tidy”. The menu offers a Kale Caesar and three pizza options (plain pie, white pie and vegan pie) to which customers add their favorite toppings. The list includes pepperoni, sausage, portobello/white mushroom mix, red/white onion mix, Calabrian peppers, jalapeno peppers, arugula, kale and hot honey. The quaint pizza spot has outdoor seating and a walk-up window.