The next time a craving for Italian fare strikes, look no further than the newly opened Piece Out Del Ray. This family-owned and -operated joint has been a dream in the making since the early-2000s after one New York family moved to D.C. and missed their traditional pizza nights. The Ponzi family is an Italian-American family serving up some of the most delicious Italian eats in the area. His grandmother came to the United States from Naples, Italy back in the day, and he spent his childhood learning her methods and tricks of the trade in the kitchen. They both loved living in upstate New York and indulging in thin-crust pizza reminiscent of the style his grandmother used to make. From those passions and memories, Piece Out Del Ray was born.
Favorite pizzas so far are the Piece Out Pizza with mozzarella, sausage, pepperoni, green pepper, and red onion, and the White Pizza with all the cheese, spinach, garlic, and olive oil. Don’t forget to order an app! They’re all tasty but the burrata and prosciutto crostini is extra delicious. If pizza isn’t your thing, they also have salads, sandwiches, and pasta dishes. Whatever you decide on, know it’s going to be good!