Marra's pizza is a South Philly institution since 1925. When Salvatore and Chiarina Marra moved the business to its current home on East Passyunk Avenue, they dismantled and reassemble the original oven — designed and built by Salvatore out of bricks from Mount Vesuvius.
While many places use gas or oil to keep the temperature steady through the day, Revolution House's Chef Luca Sena, Jr., believes that would ruin the flavor of the oven. He burns red oak instead.
With three pizzerias, a mobile pizza truck and five different ovens, the Nomad crew has had quite the rise of pizza star power.
Pizza Brain opened in 2012 to much fanfare as the world's first pizza museum and pizzeria, and a culinary destination in Philadelphia's Fishtown and East Kensington.
If you ever find yourself at Broad and Snyder, wondering where things went so terribly wrong, take a breather and pop on into La Rosa Pizza.
It's in the Eraserhood that Bufad Pizza has found its home. The clean lines of the dining room make for a modern pizzeria experience, but the Neapolitan pies are as traditional as they come.
When taste-maker Stephen Starr's Pizzeria Stella opened in 2009, it was at the top of its game. And while a recent rise in boutique pizzerias is giving Starr a run for his money, he can rest easy knowing his Headhouse locale was first out of the gate.