Rice and Dough in Fort Lauderdale: Sushi and Pizza, Together At Last
The massive Margherita pizza.
The Erica vegan roll from the "rice" side of the equation.
My fiance (Adam), took the "go big or go home" stance and ordered a Margherita pie ($13.95) to himself. Our server's eyes widened slightly as his noted in lightly-accented English; "It's very big." Indeed, it was much too large for our two-top and so it sat somewhat awkwardly on a tray-stand in the narrow hallway where we were seated near the back of the space. While it didn't blow me away on a first bite at lunch (probably because I was in full-on rice mode) the pie tasted terrific later on that same night when taken straight from the fridge and eaten over the sink.
The interior manages to successfully marry elements of a pizza parlor and a sushi bar.
Someone of authority seemed to be within eye-sight of the dining room at all times and a polite woman, who we took to be the owner or manager, stopped by our table at least twice to see how we were doing and to give a friendly "hello." The location is a stone's throw from Las Olas and parking was surprisingly easy; we snagged a metered spot directly across from the restaurant as soon as we pulled up. We were low on change, but things moved quickly enough with service that we were out before the meter expired. Though our check ballooned to more than $40 with tax and tip, sticking to the sandwiches or sushi rolls would keep the lunch bill in the $10 mark.
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