Take Out Door
Continuing the doorway theme from last Friday’s post, this doorway is attached to California Pizza Kitchen in Chino Hills, California. I had never experienced the food at California Pizza Kitchen until very recently, always fearful that a restaurant famous for BBQ chicken pizza could not get pizza right, after all, I always knew that pizza was not pizza if it did not have tomato sauce and pepperoni as at least two of its components. I was however pleasantly surprised last year when I enjoyed a pizza in the designer pizza genre featuring leaks courtesy of Wolfgang Puck. Based on this experience we decided to give California Pizza Kitchen a try recently. Judy opted for tradition with a pepperoni and sausage pizza, I chose the wild mushroom pie, it came with three kinds of fresh mushrooms (never, ever soil a pizza with canned mushrooms), fontina cheese and a hint of garlic, on a thin crust. That pizza was Heavenly, the crust was light but had a good chew on it, the mushrooms were luscious and complimented by the melted cheese and the garlic. We washed our pizzas down with a bottle of ice cold Riesling, and have added California Pizza Kitchen to our rotation.