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Tony Gemignani Wins Yet Another World Pizza Championship; The Bywater Opens Its Patio

Plus, Vice takes a stab at San Francisco and Wente Vineyards turns 30

Tony with the winning pizza
Tony with the winning pizza
Tony Gemignani

NORTH BEACH — San Francisco’s reigning pizzaiolo Tony Gemignani has yet again won the World Pizza Championships, this year being his 12th win. This year’s winning pie was made with seven-grain dough, Grande and Stanislaus cheeses, Menu Regati Tomato’s, wild boar prosciutto, goat cheese and Aiello. Plus, Laura Meyer, who heads up the Tony’s kitchen, placed in the top 10 out of 379 competitors in the Classica division. [EaterWire]

LOS GATOS — The Bywater, David Kinch's casual New Orleans-inspired spot, is opening its patio this weekend, adding 18 table and five bar seats outside with a separate bar and the full menu. Walk-in only. [EaterWire]

SAN FRANCISCO Vice has tried its hand at navigating our beloved San Francisco, recommending where to eat, drink, stay and play. Its food and drink recommendations aren’t super off-base, though of course the most comprehensive list of them all can be found right here. [Vice]

LIVERMOREThe Restaurant at Wente Vineyards is 30 years young this April, and it’s celebrating all month long with tasting menus, tastings, demos and an anniversary dinner on April 21. See the full lineup here. [EaterWire]