The damage done by California Pizza Kitchen to the Golden State’s reputation as a pizza destination is probably irreparable. But looked at objectively, San Francisco’s pizza choices are nothing to cough at: Top-notch Neapolitan pies abound at restaurants like A16, Zero Zero, and Del Popolo.
While local pizzaiolos excel in the fresh ingredient, whole pie game, the quick-and-dirty slice — a New York city staple — has never been the Bay Area’s strong suit. San Franciscans won’t find a dollar slice at 4 a.m. — they’re probably sleeping, and possibly avoiding gluten. But they aren’t completely out of luck. Here are 12 places to get a more-than-halfway-decent slice, some of them in a New York style, others all the Bay Area’s own.Read More