travel diary

That's Amore: Best Pizzas Ever

I love pretty much any kind of pizza—from a simple cheese slice to a gourmet pie. Below are the best pizza places in some of my favorite cities: LA, New York, London and Milan. Go check them out!

800 Degrees

800 Degrees, which is near my condo, lets you customize your pizza. You select your base and toppings. I love to add arugula!

Jones Hollywood

The sausage pizza here is everything.

Pizzeria Mozza

Mozza is one of the best restaurants in LA. Every single pizza is amazing, and the vibe is casual and cozy.

Prime Pizza

This is the type of greasy pie I can chow down on. Plus, I love the stretch of Fairfax that Prime Pizza is on.

Artichoke Basille's Pizza

Open until 3 AM every night, this place always fulfills my late-night cravings. ;) The artichoke pizza is to die for.

Ben's Pizzeria

Order "The Grandma." You won't regret it.


This Brooklyn restaurant has amazing pizza AND dessert.


You know a pizza place is good in Milan when the locals eat there. The vibe is cool and dark, and the pizza is delicious.

Fresco & Cimmino

Close to the Duomo, this is a good place to go after sightseeing.

Le Specialità

SUCH fresh ingredients here. The place is loud and fun, and they have delicious gluten-free options!

Pizzeria Gino Sorbillo

The menu at Pizzeria Gino Sorbillo is only in Italian, so just ask the waiter for recommendations—no matter what you get, it will be amazing! There's usually a line but it's so worth it.

Home Slice

Homeslice is in the cutest little alley called Neal's Yard, next to a bunch of other cool shops. They're constantly switching up their menu to feature seasonal items.

Pizza East

There are multiple Pizza Easts, but my favorite is the one at the end of Portobello Road. Spend a Sunday morning wandering down the amazing street and shopping, and end up here.

Pizza Union

Super fast and super good pizza. There's a huge menu at Pizza Union and they even have a Nutella and mascarpone dessert pizza!

Story Deli

When the night is cold, the doors of Story Deli close—you may have to knock on the door to get in! Such a cozy, amazing place in East London.

(photo credits, in decending order: 800 Degrees, @grassyknolle, @itsphily, Pizzeria Mozza, Prime Pizza, Artichoke Basille, Ben's Pizzeria, @chwhat, Franny's, Dry, Fresco & Cimmino, La Specialità, Pizzeria Gino Sorbillo, Homeslice, Pizza East, Pizza Union, Story Deli, @pealfriedmann)