Luna Corner Pizza, Miami
Some people might know Florida as the retirement state, but Miami is a whole other matter. Although the city lacks the hustle and bustle of New York, its denizens certainly know how it feels to be rushed: plastic surgeons don’t humor late patients; restaurateurs don’t tolerate tardy reservations; and club-owners don’t abide latecomers even if they’re on the “list.” For frequently late people, meals are often skipped if only to make them believe that they might actually get to a place on schedule.
Introducing Luna Corner Pizza , a new Miami restaurant that assures the tardy that lateness is not necessarily the root of anorexia. Boasting a Neapolitan thin-crust in 5 minutes or under, the menu runs the gamut of crispy, gooey classics. Featuring the margherita (mozzarella, parmigianino and fresh basil); the salciccia (mozzarella, Italian sausage, onion and fresh basil); the Hawaiano (Italian style mozzarella, prosciutto and fresh pineapple); the Napoli (Italian style mozzarella, capers, anchovies, olives and basil) and more, the modish ‘za zone has more bragging rights than simply the amount of time it takes to cook one of the coveted pies.
Cachet might be the only asset that takes precedence over good food in Miami. Fortunately, being the product of the Amatruda family – who have been tossing their dough worldwide for over 40 years – Luna Corner Pizza offers both. With outposts in Italy China and France, the Mimo district spot is the first domestic branch and this particular arm is equipped to flip.
The sleek colorful space, features a traditional stone pizza oven and an LED illuminated wall of quotes from celebs like Leonardo da Vinci, Giorgio Armani, Andrea Bocelli and Sophia Loren – Italians who continually reinforce the value of their homeland’s tradition and who, in their prime, could have used their pizza at Luna Corner Pizza pace.
Address: 6815 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL
Area: Design District
Hours: Sun. – Thu. 11:00am – 10:00pm
Fri. – Sat. 11:00am – 11:00pm
Price Range: $$ (Affordable)
Payment: Master Card, Visa, American Express
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