Craig and Annie Stoll may get people in the door at Pizzeria Delfina with their cult-followed Neapolitan-style pies, but patrons keep coming back for the meatballs. Many of our city's best pizza dealers have a similar tactic, filling out the sidelines of their pizza-heavy menus with a stellar lineup of sides to create a meal. Here now, five of our favorite pizzeria menu items that are not pizza, and not to be missed.
If you haven't revisited the fancier side of Polk Street (between Pacific and Greenwich) in the past few months, things are changing fast. Of course, the neighborhood's tried and tested favorites are still there—like Leopold's heavenly schnitzel and draft beers that are bigger than a newborn baby, or the lemon vanilla rice pudding at Loving Cup. But there are some freshly minted food spots on the block that are worth dropping in on. Here's a picture of what to expect.