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ATL: Varasano's Pizzeria

Varasano's is the upscale dining option in Terminal A. The restaurant features great views from the windows. They have a piano but I don't know how often it is that anyone plays it.

This is Nana's pizza, basically a margherita with chopped red peppers. It smelled great when it came out---a full-on blast of tomato sauce and cheese. The crust was very thin and crispy with just enough char from the oven. The sauce was lightly applied and superb. The cheese was wonderful. It all helps to make that airplane seat feel better.

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