Respecting the Craft: Fresh Focus

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July is a time when fresh garden tomatoes become available at local Farmer’s Markets. Whether they’re “Early Girls” or “Big Boys” or any of the other available varieties, you simply cannot beat a fresh heirloom tomato. When they are available, you should definitely make use of them on your menu in as many ways asMore »

Conversation with Mike Miller, Basil Doc’s, Denver

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Mike lets us in on the Basil Doc’s concept and its unique space-sharing program Basil Doc’s Pizza Denver, Colorado Mike Miller purchased the original three-year-old Basil Doc’s in 1999. Today, the pizza company is a three-unit operation centered on a philosophy of fresh, green and neighborhood.   The BDP product is a Connecticut-style pizza —More »

Conversation with Michael Lastoria, &pizza, Washington, DC

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Michael lets us in on &pizza’s fast-casual concept   &pizza Washington, D.C. &pizza recently made Thrillist’s “11 Chains Ready to Blow Up in 2015” list. In February, the fast-casual pizza company announced it had received a $10-million investment for growth and expansion.   We created &pizza because we wanted to take one of our favoriteMore »