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Monday, May 2, 2011

Roving Pizzas Go Slice-to-Slice at Coffee Bar

Posted By on Mon, May 2, 2011 at 12:40 PM

click to enlarge Margherita from Casey's Pizza. - JOHN BIRDSALL
  • John Birdsall
  • Margherita from Casey's Pizza.

Nomadic Pizza Throwdown, a Benefit for Japan Relief

Where:Coffee Bar, 1890 Bryant (at Mariposa), 551-8100

When: Fri., May 13, 6-9:30 p.m.

Cost: $12 admission; includes four pizza-tasting tokens, one drink token, and one voting token. For the hungry, there's also a $12 whole pizza token

The rundown: Pizza is now so popular here in the Bay it's supporting a whole subgenre of pop-up pie slingers, too. Next week at Coffee Bar, in a competition organizers are careful to tag "friendly," four peripatetic pizza makers go slice-to-slice, with proceeds earmarked for disaster relief in Japan. The four: Pizza Politana, Casey's, Copper Top Ovens, and Fist of Flour. It looks like guests will be the ones crowning a winner, via popular vote. Grrrr.

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