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Food, Restaurants, Events

17 of the best-looking pizzas in YYC Pizza Week

Food, Restaurants, Events

17 of the best-looking pizzas in YYC Pizza Week

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Hanna McLean Sep 23, 2016 1:10 pm

YYC Pizza Week, or what some call the best week of the year, starts today. With over 50 places participating in this week-long event, it’s easy to get overwhelmed with the amount of choice and variety. We’ve done the hard work for you by rounding up some of the best places to grab your pie.

Posto Pizzeria and Bar

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Anatra Pizza by Posto (YYC Pizza Week/Facebook)

Pizza: Anatra
Category: Thin
What’s on it: White sauce, duck confit, kale and fresh grapes.

Address: 1014 8 Street SW
Phone: 403-263-4876

500 Cucina

Pizza: Bartovestri
Category: Thin
What’s on it: Mozzarella, porcetta, smoked bacon, caramelized onions, fior di latte (crumbled), arugula, truffle oil, salt and grilled lemon.

Address: 1003 9 Avenue SE
Phone: 403-460-0797

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Pulcinella

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Fichi E Spek Pizza by Pulcinella (YYC Pizza Week/Facebook)

Pizza: Fichi E Spek
Category: Thin
What’s on it: Fresh figs, Fontina cheese, walnuts, and spek.

Address: 1147 Kensington Crescent NW
Phone: 403-700-5736

Trolley 5 Restaurant & Brewery

Pizza: The Boss Hogg
Category: Thick
What’s on it: Hand pressed pizza dough, smoked tomato sauce, Buffalo mozzarella, coppa ham, shaved brussel sprouts, mozzarella, and chicharron garnish.

Address: 728 17 Avenue SW
Phone: 403-454-3731

Cilantro

Pizza: Beef Taco
Category: Thin
What’s on it: Ground AAA beef tenderloin, citrus ancho crust, jalapeño jack cheese, shredded lettuce, lime sour cream, pickled peppers, crisp tortillas, and fresh avocado.

Address: 338 17 Avenue SW
Phone: 403-229-1177

Cibo

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Fumo Maiale Pizza by Cibo (YYC Pizza Week/Facebook)

Pizza: Fumo Maiale
Category: Thin
What’s on it: White sauce, house-smoked buffalo mozzarella with guanciale, mushrooms, and arugula.

Address: 1012 17 Avenue SW
Phone: 403-984-4755

PZA Parlour

Pizza: Il Principe
Category: Thin
What’s on it: Romesco sauce, mozzarella, Italian sausage, poached shrimp, grilled asparagus spears, grilled lemon with balsamic reduction, topped with shaved manchego cheese.

Address: 9727 Macleod Trail SE
Phone: 403-455-2033

Una Pizza & Wine

Pizza: Una Cheeseburger
Category: Thin
What’s on it: San Marzano tomato sauce, grass fed beef, cheddar cheese, provolone, house pickled jalapeños.

Address: 618 17 Avenue SW
Phone: 403-453-1183

Bocce

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Victor the Victorious by Bocce (YYC Pizza Week/Facebook)

Pizza: Victor The Victorious
Category: Thin
What’s on it: Rosemary ham, marinated artichokes, mozzarella, garlic oil, shaved parmesan, and watercress.

Address: 110 2207 4 Street SW
Phone: 403-516-6162

Earth Cravings

Pizza: Very Italian
Category: Gluton Free
What’s on it: Cold-pressed tomato sauce, soppressata salami, prosciutto, buffalo mozzarella, fresh arugula, and grated piave.

Address: 14555 Symons Valley Road NW
Phone: 587-830-1923

Buttermilk Fine Waffles

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Pizza Waffle by Buttermilk Fine Waffles (YYC Pizza Week/Facebook)

Pizza: Pizza Waffle
Category: Unique
What’s on it: Buttermilk waffle base, prosciutto, sliced bocconcini mozzarella, homemade herb and tomato sauce, and dollops of basil pesto.

Address: 330 17 Avenue SW
Phone: 403-287-9094

Without Papers Pizza

Pizza: YYC Pizza
Category:  Thin
What’s on it: Olive oil, garlic, fontina cheese, kale, oven roast beets, red onion, and goat chevre cheese.

Address: 1216 9 Avenue SE
Phone: 403-457-1154

 Beer Revolution

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Sayulita Surfer by Beer Revolution (YYC Pizza Week/Facebook)

Pizza: Sayulita Surfer
Category: Unique
What’s on it: Red ale enchilada sauce, chorizo, caramelized onions, banana peppers, roasted poblanos, tex-mex cheese, avocado lime crema, romaine, and tortillas.

Address:
1080 8 Street SW
Phone: 40- 264-2739

The Block YYC

Pizza: Halifax Donair Pizza
Category: Thin
What’s on it: House-made spiced beef, fresh tomato, white onion, sweet garlic sauce, and mozza.

Address: 2411 4 Street NW
Phone: 403-282-1339

Sauce Italian Kitchen and Market

Pizza: The Dilicious Smoked Salmon
Category: Thin
What’s on it: House-made dough, savoury blend of fresh dill, capers, cream cheese, BC smoked salmon, fried capers and fresh onions.

Address: 3326 17 Avenue SW
Phone: 403-727-7627

Ollia Macarons & Tea

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The Salted Caramel Apple Macaron-izza by Ollia (YYC Pizza Week/Facebook)

Pizza: Salted Caramel Apple Macaron-izza
Category: Unique
What’s on it: A macaron shell topped, salted caramel infused buttercream, crisp fall apples, and salted caramel spread.

Address: 810C 16 Avenue SW
Phone: 403-457-9775

Roosevelt

Pizza: The Veggie Smash
Category: Thin
What’s on it: Roasted portobello mushrooms, caramelized onions, zucchinis, green and red peppers, black olives, feta, smoked gouda, watercress, and garlic.

Address: 933 17 Avenue SW
Phone: 403-719-9330

If you need more guidance to navigate through Pizza Week you can opt to attend one of the two Pizza & Pints Tours being offered in collaboration with Alberta Beer Week. Whether you hit the tour or take your pizza adventures into your own hands, be sure not to forget to vote for your favourite slice when you’re finished!


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Hanna McLean
Hanna is a Staff Food Writer at Daily Hive. She's lived on both coasts and has concluded that pizza tastes great no matter where you're eating it. She loves rap music, craft beer, and she probably has crumbs on her keyboard right now.

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