Antico Pizza founder is opening a Sicilian slice shop

Mar 06, 2020 82


Is Sicilian pizza about to be the next big trend? In August, Anthony Spina, of O4W Pizza and Nina & Rafi, announced he’d be bringing Sicilian slices to Virginia-Highland this spring with a restaurant called Pizza By the Slice.

Now Antico Pizza’s Giovanni di Palma is getting in on the action with Gio’s Sicilian, which will hold a soft opening this weekend in di Palma’s Little Italia complex in Home Park (1099 Hemphill Avenue). The primarily takeout and delivery-focused spot will reside in the back of Gio’s Chicken Amalfitano, where di Palma’s gelateria used to be. (It moved across the street.)

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