Pizza Margherita

The pizza Margherita, beloved for its simplicity—tomato, mozzarella, basil, olive oil, and sea salt—is the standard from which today's pizza evolved. The origin story is one worth telling. In 1889, the king of Italy, Umberto I, and his wife, Queen Margherita, were in Naples. A local piazzolo, Raffaele Esposito, made her three pies. Her favorite had the red, white, and green of the Italian flag (tomatoes, mozzarella, basil), hence, Pizza Margherita. Our Margherita pizza may not be certified by the Italians, but it is a Pagliacci classic and an ode to pizza history. When you're in the mood for a pizza on the lighter side, composed of the simply of elemental pizza ingredients of the highest quality and flavor, give it a try. [...]

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