‘Let’s keep it simple.’ New Neapolitan-style pizzeria opens Thursday in Boise

Jan 30, 2017 1091


When Kacey Montgomery and his wife, Shannon Lincoln, decided to open Pizzeria Sazio, they entered the project with their eyes wide open — staring at a sea of pepperoni in Boise. “There’s so many places doing pizza,” admits Montgomery, who also owns a Downtown restaurant, Juniper. “There’s a lot of pub pizza,” he says. “And there’s a lot of pile-everything-on-it pizza.” But high-quality, Neapolitan-style pizza? Not as ubiquitous.

That will be the wheelhouse of Pizzeria Sazio, which opens Thursday, Jan. 26, at 1204 S. Vista Ave. “We really were like, ‘Man, let’s keep it simple, and just get like the best (ingredients) we can and put it on a pizza,’ ” Montgomery says. It’s an authentic formula that should strike a chord with pizza junkies who remember Casanova Pizzeria. A neighborhood favorite, it occupied that space for years at the corner of Kootenai Street and Vista Avenue. (Most recently, it was Allegrezza’s.)

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