Gladstone Street Pizza
Serving big, cheesy, garlicky pies without an ounce of pretension, this bare-bones pizza chamber only proofs enough dough for 30 pizzas a night. They don’t always run out, but it’s not worth arriving late and missing out on the chance of wrapping your lips around a chewy-crusted slice topped with peppery arugula, sweet onions and sausage or groaning with Canadian bacon and pepperoni ($19-$28 a pie). No meal is complete without a local microbrew from the short list above the oven (Amnesia, Hopworks, etc. for $4 a pint) and a Caesar salad ($7.95), its drippy leaves groaning with Parmesan, so generous it will feed four and leave you with garlic breath for hours. KELLY CLARKE.