Tacconelli’s Pizzeria: As Good as It Gets

For the first food post here on this blog, there’s no better way to start than one of my favorite foods: pizza.

Let me tell you about Tacconelli’s Pizzeria in Port Richmond, Philadelphia.  It’s a local neighborhood place, it’s quaint and it’s so damn good.  In operation and breaking bread since about 1920, it’s been churning out extraordinary pizza since 1946.

The first thing you have to know is that you have to call ahead and reserve your “dough.”  Tacconelli’s only prepares enough pies for each night.  Then, on the menu, you have your choice of tomato pie, regular pie, white pie and “margerita” (the way they spell it) pie along with toppings.  Because of the varieties Tacconelli’s has, it is essential to come here with a big group and order as many varieties as possible.  Either that or order extra pies to take home.

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