Review: Carlsbad’s Del Lusso pizzeria serves authentic Italian food, by way of Canada

Del Lusso Napoletana Pizzeria in Carlsbad takes its pizza very seriously. All of its pizza flour, tomatoes, olive oil, cured meats and cheeses are imported from Italy, and its pizza recipes were developed on-site by Naples-born consulting chef Gianni Gallucci of Chicago, who won first place in the Neapolitan division at the 2017 Caputo Cup Championship, one of the largest pizza competitions in the U.S.

So why is one of the most popular items on the 20-month-old restaurant’s menu a poutine appetizer?

That’s the creation of Walter Wong, the restaurant’s Canadian-born owner and convivial host. A child of Chinese immigrants, Wong is a self-trained chef who grew up in an ethnically mixed neighborhood of Montreal around Italians, Greeks, French and Arabs. From a young age he developed a passion for Mediterranean cuisine, and after a long career in the software and retail industries, the Carlsbad resident achieved his lifelong dream

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THE 5 BEST High-quality Eating Restaurants In Malang

The World’s Greatest 50 Eating places is an inventory produced by UK media company William Reed Business Media , which originally appeared within the British magazine Restaurant , primarily based on a ballot of worldwide cooks , restaurateurs , gourmands and restaurant critics Along with the main ranking, the organisation awards a collection of particular prizes for individuals and restaurants, together with the One To Watch award, the Lifetime Achievement Award and the Cooks’ Alternative Award, the latter based mostly on votes from the fifty head cooks from the restaurants on the earlier 12 months’s list. Some cultures and folks do not consume meat or animal meals products for cultural, dietary, health, moral, or ideological causes. Vegetarians select to forgo meals from animal sources to various levels. Vegans do not consume any meals which can be or include substances from an animal supply. Order your dish with light sauce or … Read More

Hill Country Galleria welcome pho restaurant, boutique shops this fall

The new Simply Pho House location at the Hill Country Galleria has a robot to deliver food to tables. 

The restaurant, which closed its other Bee Cave location in September to move to this larger site, serves fan favorites from Vietnamese soup and noodle dishes to popular Thai and Chinese fare. Simply Pho also has locations in Marble Falls and Belterra. 

Co-owner Loann Huynh said the robot, which was made by Pudu Robotics, will start on a trial basis and that she might expand to more robot servers if it goes well. 

“It’s really fun if customers chose the restaurant for a birthday celebration, the robot sings “Happy Birthday” all the way from the kitchen to the table,” she said. 

Huynh said she plans to expand the menu at her new site to include more vegan options, and is also considering a Dim Sum brunch on the weekends. 

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