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Story Deli

There’s no sign on the door of this pizzeria. The artfully unassuming, urban-rustic interior features plain wood communal tables, white-painted walls and floors, and seashell mobiles hanging from the rafters. And there are no fancy wood-fire or brick ovens. But with its commitment to “100-percent certified organically grown ingredients,” which it combines in imaginative ways, Story Deli takes the thin-crust pizza to mouth- wateringly healthy heights. Each wafer-thin Italian-flour base is piled high with inventive toppings: The Fico (goat cheese, Parma ham, salad leaves, fig- and-olive tapenade, red onion, capers, and thyme) and the Mushroom (garlic-and-thyme–roasted mushrooms, mascarpone, roasted sweet red onion, garlic, salad leaves, buffalo mozzarella, and basil pesto) were two of our favorites from the extensive menu. Most of the pizzas are $26, and wine is $39 a bottle. Save room for the mixed-berry cheesecake—it’s surprisingly light.


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