Friday, August 20, 2010

Real Detroit Weekly: Pizzallica

"Pizzallica rules the midnight air. If you're a breadfan, they are the master of puppets pulling your strings. After you're done drinking your whiskey in the jar, don't fade to black — hit the lights and get some fuel for your engine before you go off to never never land. Why? Because nothing else matters, and if you don't, I will dub thee unforgiven.

'Pizzallica is Royal Oak's newest pizza joint, owned by the same folks as Black Lotus Brewing Company in Clawson. So after last call at Black Lotus on the weekend, make this your late night foodie fix, 'cause they're open till 3 a.m. or whenever the phone stops ringing. Pizzallica is a tiny place, carry-out or delivery only, but even without seating space they manage to inject their unique vibe into the decor. Think velvet blacklight posters of Bob Marley (the blacklight goes on after dark) and framed records from Hendrix, AC/DC and Earth Wind & Fire. This is the High Fidelity of pizza joints, where you can chat with Dave or Tom about the old rave scene, Sam Sparro, funk music and Jeezy's old mix tapes, or talk to Nick about Chicago industrial and how KMFDM sucks live. And, of course, quote Metallica lyrics..."

Read the rest of the article here.