There is something alluring about a golden egg yolk running all over your pizza. At Jean-Georges Vongerichten's Greenmarket-inspired ABC Kitchen in New York, Chef Dan Kluger takes breakfast pizza to new heights by placing an oh-so-runny farm egg atop his earthy wild mushroom, Parmesan, and oregano pie. Did we mention that he throws a little homemade ricotta and tangy Tomme-style cheese in there for good measure? It's a pizza I'm definitely going to want to make at home.
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We've written about Ortine's breakfast pizza before, but since that date, they've added new breakfast pizzas to their menu, including "Eggs in Purgatory" ($12).
The wife (aka "Girl Slice") and I go to Vesta for dinner maybe every 3 weeks to a month—it's just a bit north of our general price range; individual dishes there are affordable but end up adding up when you start adding in sides and apps and drinks. But I digress. Tired of the breakfast and brunch options immediately near our home, we decided to try Vesta on a recent Sunday. I ordered the Hangover Pizza, topped with potato, pancetta, sausage, fried eggs, and a spicy tomato sauce.
After watching Nate Appleman make "breakfast pizzas" for last week's Pieman's Craft video snippet, we all got to talking here at SE/Slice HQ. How many people are into eggs on their pizza? I won't reveal what the breakdown was here in the office until later — after all you have had your say. So what say you? Eggs on pizza: Way or no way? »
For this installment of the Pieman's Craft, we talked to Nate Appleman of Pulino's Bar & Pizzeria in New York City to see how he makes the Salsiccia, one of the signature breakfast pizzas there. An indulgent pie perfect for sharing in the morning or at brunch, it's topped with mozzarella and grana padano cheeses, bacon, sausage uncannily reminiscent of the Jimmy Dean variety, and a couple of eggs.
[Photograph: Paul T.] Another veteran MPM'r here. Paul T. says: Thank you for posting my Prosciutto, Arugula, and Parmigiana pie last Monday! I have been making pizzas at home for a while now and it is fun to read people outside of my family and friends comment on my pie.I have attached a picture of another pie that I made last night that I'd like to submit for My Pie Monday.This is my Sunny Side Egg and Pancetta Pie. I use a blend of fresh mozzarella, gorganzola, and grated parmigiana cheeses. I finish this pie off with fresh thyme,...
It's not like it's that difficult to do, but don't the results look great? Gastro Chic posts a photo of and recipe for turning your leftover slice of wood-fired pizza into "breakfast pizza." Now, are you sure you just wanna eat it cold the next day?
Motorino Brooklyn's egg pizza, served at brunch on weekends. Manhattan now gettin' it, too. [Photograph: Carey Jones] Another day, another Motorino Manhattan mention. Slice just received word that starting this weekend the Manhattan Motorino will be serving the Pizza Al'Uovo ($15) that's long been available at the Brooklyn branch. Look for it Saturdays and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Motorino East Village 349 East 12th Street, New York NY 10003 (at First Ave; map) 212-777-2644; motorinopizza.com Related Ortine vs. Motorino: Two Breakfast Pizzas in Brooklyn » Motorino East Village Expands Delivery Zone to Houston Street » Girl...