Sicilian ‘slab’ pizza in Portland, Maine

Nov 27, 2014 800

Stephen Lanzalotta makes what he calls Sicilian "slab" pizza, bubbly slices of a lofty, rich, but light-textured crust topped with a thin layer of smooth, sweet tomato sauce and channels of gooey cheese.

Lanzalotta used to make it at Micucci Grocery until last year, and now he's at Slab, a restaurant he opened earlier this year in the old Portland Public Market building with partners Jason Loring (of Portland's popular Nosh Kitchen Bar), Matt Moran, and Tobey Moulton, as well as bar manager Emily Kingsbury. The menu is Lanzalotta's and he came up with it when his partners encouraged him to "swing for the fences."

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