Food – Ladro

224 Gertrude Street
Fitzroy Vic 3065

You can pick up a pizza on just about every street corner in Melbourne, but unfortunately the vast majority of pizza shops offer a rather mediocre product. You know the type I’m talking about, think base, topped with tomato paste, half a kilo of cheap shredded ham, tinned pineapple and drowning in cheese. Every now and then this type of pizza is ok, but it shouldn’t be accepted as the norm.

There are a number of characteristics that set apart the average and the amazing pizzas, namely a crispy thin base topped with fresh high quality ingredients like buffalo mozzarella, fresh basil and great quality meat cuts. This more traditional type of pizza has grown in popularity making it much easier to find, however very few have mastered the art of pizza making to the extent that they have at Ladro. Continue reading