Profiled: Pizzeria Defina
The team at Pizzeria Defina will be the first to admit that they aren’t a traditional pizzeria, and that’s what sets them apart from the pack. A variety of seasonal, high quality ingredients are tossed into the mix of their dishes on a frequent basis and unlike many pizzerias they welcome your modifications.
Residing in a warm and friendly space in the picturesque Roncesvalles, their rugged interior paired with an elegant flare makes for a cozy dining experience. Pop a squat on one of their iron bar stools, sit back, relax and enjoy the show – we must say that their pizza tossing game is some of the finest we’ve seen, and the smell of that wood-burning pizza oven will likely make you never want to get up and leave.
In addition to their creative menu, their craft beer selection is also a noteworthy reason to hit this hot spot up. With various deals popping up each night, from a pizza and a pint for $15 to a craft beer tasting, Pizzeria Defina has something to offer for everybody.
We were lucky enough to get a taste of some of the hottest dishes on their menu, and we couldn’t be happier to share our experience with everyone!
Check Out Some of Their Dishes Here:
Caramelized Plum Salad – arugula, bufala, prosciutto d’parma, toasted almonds, saba vinaigrette
Grilled Spanish Octopus and Calamari
Burnt Carrots – chèvre cheese, parsley, crispy garlic chips
The Red Hot Chili Pepper – SM tomato sauce, fior di latte, chorizo, sopressata, jalapeno peppers, chili pepper flakes, oregano
Caprese – SM tomatoes, fior di latte, arugula, bufala, tomatoes, grana padano, basil
Pumba – wild boar meatballs, SM tomato sauce, fior di latte, mushrooms, grana padano, caramelized shallots, garlic, oregano
Maksym Ruzycky | Danilo Lupo
Head Chef: Frank Byrne
Pastry Chef: Stephen Taylor