For this very special Pizza Week-themed heatmap, Eater turns its attention to the pizza motherland, Italy. Local food writer, blogger, and dining app editor Katie Parla has kindly shared her thoughts on the hottest pizza-related openings of the past year or so.
Among her picks: An envelope-pushing cocktail and pizza destination (Dry Cocktails & Pizza) and a swanky new location from a growing pizzeria ('O Fiore Mio). There are big names represented on the list too: Cookbook author and baker Gabriele Bonci lends his talents to two pizzerias (Pizza del Teatro, ProlocoDOL), the legendary Ciro Salvo has a new outpost (50 Kalò), while Naples celebrity Gino Sorbillo has opened a lovely seaside pizzeria and is close to opening another in Milan. Here now, the Eater Heatmap to pizza in Italy: