Tuesday, December 1, 2009
Cameli's is on Ponce de Leon next to the old Ford plant. The sign on the road is perfectly visible, but as you can see the restaurant itself is pretty low key. This is a very beer-oriented place, with what I presume is some interesting beers and lots of TVs to watch. This is another on my list of New York style pizza places to try.
They have several styles of pizza, but I tried the traditional New York with pepperoni and mushrooms. It was quite good. The crust was the right combination of chewy and crunchy, the sauce had a nice tang, the cheese was of good quality, and they used fresh mushrooms. S
At this point I'm beginning to rethink my position on Atlanta pizza. You don't find excellent pizza on every corner as you do in New York, but there are enough good neighborhood places. You just have to know where to look. It will take me a little while to metaphorically digest my sampling of pizza places and decide a more appropriate ranking for them; I might have to make the ultimate sacrifice and visit each of them again.