For years, it seemed that every neighborhood had its own pizza “identity” except for the city center. Mountain Brook had Davenport’s. Crestline sustained Mafiaoza’s. Homewood boasted THREE distinct pizza joints: Dave’s, DeVinci’s and New York Pizza – all serving great pizza and enjoying a strong (in some cases cult) following. Bluff Park/Hoover residents found their sustenance at Baker’s and Vestavia at Yankee. Finally, Birmingham’s Southside, Highland Park and Forest Park neighbors can claim their own pizza heritage at Slice.
Located in an arts and crafts style bungalow in the Lakeview district (adjacent to Moe’s BBQ), Slice serves delicious stone fired pizzas with fresh, local ingredients. They serve the basics (i.e. cheese pizza) as well as the innovative like the Mexicali (a combination of pork, tomato, cilantro, and chilies) or The Lakeview (beef tenderloin, caramelized onion, asiago, arugula, and horseradish). Admit it; you forgot that I was describing a pizza!
Slice combines a modern mindset and décor with a family atmosphere. Spotting the red leather bar stools and thecombination of metals used to construct the bar area, you may wonder, “How does my 4-yr old fit in here?” That’s the ‘secret sauce’ for this new restaurant – great pizza (distinct from the rest), cool atmosphere befitting your 22-yr old niece or your 4-yr old son, and a celebration of local breweries, fresh ingredients and family.
Stop in for an early, summer evening dinner with the family or grab lunch following a Saturday Farmer’s Market just blocks away at Pepper Place.