75. Margherita Pizza From Tucci's Fire N Coal Pizza | Clean Plate Charlie | South Florida | Broward Palm Beach New Times | The Leading Independent News Source in Broward-Palm Beach, Florida

100 Favorite Dishes

75. Margherita Pizza From Tucci's Fire N Coal Pizza

We're counting down to New Times' Best Of Broward/Palm Beach 2012 issue in June by serving up our top 100 favorite dishes. Click here for a full archive. If you have any nominations of your own, please add them to the comments or visit our Facebook page.

75. Margherita Pizza from Tucci's Fire N Coal Pizza

Tucci's is routinely cited by local pizza hounds as having some of the best pie in southern Palm Beach County, and we're not gonna argue with that. Many places jumped aboard the coal-fire bandwagon, but few do it as well as Tucci's, where they tell you without apology that "the char is flavor" and patience is required for your pie, which is made to order.

While the specialty pies like the bruschetta and eggplant -- and even the build-your-own option -- compete for our affections, it's the simple margherita that shows off the skill with which Tucci's prepares its crust: thin and chewy with just enough of that flavor-making char. Make it a meal by pairing it with a bottle of craft beer from the small but well-curated menu of brews.

Follow Clean Plate Charlie on Facebook and on Twitter: @CleanPlateBPB.

KEEP NEW TIMES BROWARD-PALM BEACH FREE... Since we started New Times Broward-Palm Beach, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of South Florida, and we'd like to keep it that way. With local media under siege, it's more important than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" program, allowing us to keep offering readers access to our incisive coverage of local news, food and culture with no paywalls.
Tricia Woolfenden

Latest Stories