Webisode # 7: Nancy and Mozza
During the webisode segments that we’ve posted during the past weeks we’ve spent a lot of time at Pizzeria Mozza and LaBrea Bakery, but have heard only a little from Nancy Silverton, the creator of these amazing pizzas. We still have a few more segments to share with you from Pizzeria Mozza before we move on to other exciting places but this week, at last, we’ll hear from Nancy herself.
One of the things we marveled at during our visit was not only the long lines of people, happy people, served everyday, but the sheer artistry of the food. As you will see in this segment, a great deal of thought went into the creation of the menu offerings and Mozza really does take the very concept of what’s possible with pizza to another level, one that has had a major impact on many restaurants that have opened since. We’ve all heard the expression, stretching the envelope, but it’s especially exciting to actually experience it when it happens.
But let’s hear about all this from Nancy herself, and I’ll continue to add commentary when we post the final two Pizzeria Mozza episodes, still to come. Enjoy!
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