Although Dough Pizzeria expanded from San Antonio, our location has remained faithful to its mantra of local, seasonal ingredients. Keith Hull, co-owner of the Dallas restaurant, helped build a pizza especially for our neighborhood. The “Preston Hollow” comes topped with caramelized onions, Calabrian chiles and Italian sausage from the local institution, Jimmy’s Food Store. “You won’t find that pizza in San Antonio,” he says. The authentic Neapolitan pizza is certified by the L’Associazione Vera Pizza Napoletana in Naples, Italy, which has strict guidelines set by the Italian government. The pizzas are cooked in an 800-degree oven for just 90 seconds. Another hit at Dough is the ooey-gooey burrata caprese — mozzarella stuffed with mascarpone, ricotta, truffle oil and heirloom tomatoes. You can drool as they make it right in front of you at the burrata bar.
Dough Pizzeria, 11909 Preston, 972.788.4600, doughpizzeria.com
Price range: $11-$30
Tip: The menu changes with the season and availability of fresh produce.
Three more pizza spots
1 Lover’s Pizza and Pasta
Here, you can get Neapolitan thin crust or Sicilian thick crust with most pizzas ranging $9-$14. Prices are higher for gourmet items such as the white pizza, an elegant combination of Alfredo sauce, baby spinach, red bell peppers, garlic, broccoli and mozzarella. 6506 Lovers, 214.353.0509, loverspizzeria.com
2 Princi Italia
The pizza at this Tuscan-inspired restaurant ranges from traditional veggie and meat-lover options to more inspired pies, such as the black fig and gorgonzola pizza topped with crispy pancetta, arugula and mozzarella. 5959 Royal, Suite 707, 214.739.5959, princiitalia.com
Six pizza sizes range from extra-small to super with a large selection of house pizzas as well as the build-your-own option. 12300 Inwood, Suite 116, 972.503.3300, picassospizza.com
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