FrancesRenHuang

First Pizza

In Eating Out, The Piglet Oinking on November 1, 2010 at 9:31 pm

The wall of recognition and the over-eager waiters

Gobble

El Cuartito- 76+ Year Old Pizza Joint

Talcahuano 937, Centro, Buenos Aires 4816 1758

A good slice of pizza is the crunchy thin crust and the fresh ingredients. For me, the crust is the main ingredient of a good pizza, the texture isn’t too heavy that it overwhelms the taste buds and stomach after a few slices. Instead, it should be airy, crusty and thin-light, bringing out the flavors of the toppings. To top off a good slice, is the right amount of yummy sauce and fresh toppings.

I am a thin-crust girl; my top favorites being Delfina Pizzeria in San Francisco and Hidden Tree, in Beijing. Being here in BA, I haven’t found the desire to eat their infamous carbilious staples. The reasons? Thick-crust and singular (yawn) toppings.

Came across this pizza & hamburger dedicated site that I love: http://slice.seriouseats.com/

Restaurant Critic: I came here, recommended by the locals who all knew this historical pizza joint. This cafeteria-like diner, is filled with old boxing posters, soccer pictures and jerseys. A quarter of this diner is designed as standing counters for quick eaters, sky-high pizza boxes waiting to be filled, and a half open kitchen. The rest was the sitting area with boy-like waiters having a gruff attitude, but giving great services.

Pizza Critic: Sorry, not my thin-crust style. Though, I know other people might say otherwise; the dough is airy, has a good crusty chew and the toppings are fresh. I enjoy the busy buzz of this place, more than the pizza itself.

Pros

  • the pizza (if you like soft, crusty, chewy kind)
  • old-world ambiance
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  1. If you are in the mood for pizza in BA, check out Siamo nel Forno… it my opinion, by far the best pizza in Buenos Aires! Great blog btw

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