Friday, March 12, 2010

Ragazzi Pizza

I'm going to digress a bit and mention that while a lot of people are against cheap 2 for 1 Vancouver pizza, I rather like it for what it is. For me, it's pretentious to nitpick over the authenticity of every slice of pie. Instead, I adopt an attitude that appreciates the innumerable styles of pizza that exists. Not to mention, there is a wide range of personal tastes for such a varied dish, not only in flavour but for texture as well. With that aside, Ragazzi is not one of the cheap 2 for 1 pizza parlours. To change things up a bit, I wanted to try a pizza different than the style found in abundance around Vancouver.

Ragazzi Pizza
2996 E 22nd Ave
Vancouver, BC V5M 2Y3
(604) 433-2235

After lurking Chowhound, I settled Ragazzi. I don't have proper pictures, unfortunately, since I didn`t have my camera.

I think this was the 17 inch Quattro Stagioni (Ham, Salami, Ricotta, Mushrooms and Basil). The cost was $22 with GST included. It did take awhile for the pizza to come out, but we were happily watching the 2010 Paralympic Opening Ceremony on their big screen TV while we waited.

Ragazzi Pizza

The toppings were noticeably good in quality. The crust was also good, but a little more toward the plainer and cracker-like end of the spectrum. There was still chew, but not enough for my personal tastes. I am biased towards thicker crusts though. The sauce had a nice flavour to it.

Ragazzi Pizza

I found it pricey for what we got, especially since it wasn't a filling pizza. I would go back, but would probably order something more along the lines of a simple Margherita and do take out for sure.

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