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zenduck | Oct 26, 200506:45 PM     13

Thank God for Gioia in North Berkeley! Thin chewy crust that can be folded lengthwise with the right combo of ease and resistance, little burnt bits on the edges, and no-nonsense top-quality toppings (Fatted Calf sausage, etc.) - no barbecued Thai chicken or arugula or other abominations. I've loved Arinell's for years but Gioia takes thin-crust NY-style pizza to another level. All this, an outdoor standup counter, and fresh strawberry lemonade! Heaven!

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