Bonci’s Roman-Style Pizza Debuts in New Orleans Today

Jul 25, 2019 533

BY: Clair Lorell

Pizza al taglio, the Roman-style pizza cut with scissors and sold by weight, lands in New Orleans today. The highly-anticipated third U.S. location of Italy’s acclaimed Bonci Pizzaopens its doors in the Warehouse District at 9 a.m. Bonci made its American debut in Chicago two years ago, kicking off an U.S. expansion of the pizza empire built by Gabriele Bonci in Rome.

Bonci opened his first shop, Pizzarium, near the Vatican museum’s entrance in 2003, and it has since become an internationally recognized destination, gaining Anthony Bourdain as a fan. The team behind the American expansion is a separate company; Bonci USA is made up of restaurant veterans Rick Tasman and Chakib Touhami.

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