Former Motorcycle Racer Brings Roman Pizza to West University

Mar 07, 2018 454

BY: Alaena Hostetter

Pizza Motus is bringing light and crispy Roman-style pizzas to West University this summer, thanks to a professional motorcycle racer from Texas who lived much of his life in Italy. “Motus” means movement in Latin, and sticking true to its name, the fast-casual eatery at 6119 Edloe St. will offer a walk-up window for grab-and-go slices as well as made-to-order pies that can be enjoyed on its patio.

Owner Will Gruy claims that the lighter, crispier Roman-style street pizzas don’t get soggy. “They are optimal for taking home,” he said in a statement. The baking process is key: “Each pizza is baked in a steel baking pan and cut into rectangles. The particular dough levitation and baking process... allows it to retain a crisp, light bite,” he explained. In addition to the thin-crust pizzas, Pizza Motus will offer salads, grain bowls, sandwiches, and Italian ice and other sweets for dessert. It’s also BYOB.

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