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Firecrust Pizzeria Signs Two Leases, Looking For More Locations

pizzaby Jennifer Thomas

Firecrust Neapolitan Pizzeria has signed leases for two locations in North Dallas.  Firecrust has leased a 3,000 square-foot space in Dallas at Knox Promenade shopping center and a 2,935-square-foot space at Prestonwood Park in Plano, Texas.  Knox Promenade shopping center is located in the northwest quadrant of Knox Street and Central Expressway.  Prestonwood Park is located on the northeast corner of Midway Road and W. Park Boulevard.    Continue reading

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Is Oprah’s Favorite Pizza In Irving?

o coverby Andrew Chalk

Maybe. The June issue of O Magazine, Oprah’s eponymous monthly, features six pizzas with recipes from pizzerias all across the country. Among them, Cavalli in Irving (although they are also in McKinney). Their Jalapeño, Garlic and Oregano gets a mention on p.150.

Cavalli is an authentic Neapolitan pizza restaurant and the first certified VPN restaurant in North Texas. Congratulations to the Cavalli family on the well-deserved recognition.  Continue reading

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Pizzeria Testa Is Screaming Good Pizza

DSC04068by Steven Doyle

The Neapolitan pizza craze continues to burn through the DFW area. The pizza is different, to be sure, but we have embraced this style which began with the first VPN certified pizzeria in Texas, Cavalli, which began its pie making in Irving.

Today DFW has a smattering of pretty fantastic Neapolitan pizzerias including the freshly opened Pizzeria Testa Napoletana Restaurant in Frisco which is owned by Rod Schaefer. Schaefer’s mother comes from a long line of Italian pizza makers. In fact the Testa family was once considered the royal pizza makers for the King of Naples. Continue reading


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It’s All About The Dough

by Judy Chamberlain

Who doesn’t love pizza?

Lucky Dallas, we’re getting to be something of a mecca for Neapolitan style pizza, that of the thin crust and chewy texture. It’s new to many, trendy and certainly different. Sicilian,Chicago, New York or even California pizza this is not.

The latest entry into the pizza a la Napolitano fray is Dough, on Preston Road.          Continue reading


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