Amherst, Belchertown, Easthampton
What you're getting: The BBQ steak & bacon with provolone and cheddar You don't have to be a hungry UMass student at 2am on a Friday night to love the wacky combinations at Antonio’s. This popular New York-style spot serves its pizza by the slice and in, like, a thousand combinations of toppings. OK, maybe not that many but A LOT, from grilled calamari and mayo, to spicy chicken quesadilla and BBQ steak burrito. The perfect reward for all that studying, right?
East Boston and Peabody What you're getting: Homemade sausage pizza Santarpio's pizza is one of 50 eat-before-you-die items on our Boston Food Bucket List
. Case closed. It's been around since 1903 (it started as a bakery) and makes some of the best, old-school, none-of-the-fancy-stuff pizza in the city -- just a sturdy crust, good sauce, and toppings, which include the restaurant's famous homemade sausages. Sign up here for our daily Boston email and be the first to get all the food/drink/fun the Hub has to offer. Christina Ng is a Boston-based food and recipes writer. She's one of those annoying girls who has to take a picture of everything she eats. Follow her @EastMeetsKitchn or see what she's cooking in the kitchen at EastMeetsKitchen.com.