Naples.

I’ve only been to Naples once and guess what for? Pizza. Yup, that’s right!

Naples is known for having some of the best traditional pizza in the world so I had to go see for myself. I hopped on the train and went for just the day. It was a gloomy rainy day when I went back in 2012 so I didn’t explore much of the city center. Instead I went straight to L’Antica Pizzeria da Michele where the famous scene of Julia Roberts in Eat, Pray, Love was filmed!

The Famous Pizzeria!

The Famous Pizzeria!

Pizza Time!

Only Two Options on the Menu: Margherita and Marinara.

Only Two Options on the Menu:  Marinara and Margherita.

Regular Margherita Pizza.

Margherita Pizza with Double Mozzarella Cheese.

Margherita Pizza with Double Mozzarella Cheese.

There’s something truly special about a simple pizza made right. Fresh tomato sauce made from San Marzano tomatoes, soft and chewy crust, oozing mozzarella cheese, and fragrant green basil makes this pizza superb. I savored every second of eating this pizza and still have dreams of it! My mouth is actually watering as I type now!

So was my day trip worth the hassle? Absolutely. I cannot wait to go back to Naples again to eat this pizza (8/10) and try other Neapolitan specialties.

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