Top chefs and legendary bakers are among the new breed of pizzaiolo who are just as fanatical about the temperature of their ovens as they are about the provenance of their ingredients. Here, Food & Wine names the best new pizza places in the U.S.
San Francisco: Del Popolo
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Jon Darsky, a former pizzaiolo at San Francisco's excellent Flour & Water, has repurposed a 20-foot shipping container to create his impressive mobile pizza restaurant. The setup includes a handmade wood-burning oven from Naples that's protected with massive air bags during transit.
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