Menomalé Pizza Napoletana
Menomale, founded by a Naples native, Ettore Rusciano, and his wife– Mariya, brings authentic Neapolitan pizza to Brookland. Rusciano holds a Pizzaiolo certificate from the Associazione Verace Pizza Napoletana (True Neapolitan Pizza Association), a non-profit organization founded in 1984 in Naples.
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Menomale is a hidden gem with two locations in Brookland and Noma, serving one of the best pies in town. Every bite of every pie tastes fresh and flavorful to the highest order. The dough is fired to the perfect state of a thin crisp shell with a mouthwateringly moist and chewy interior. The Margherita is impeccable, and the Chef’s Special is not only an optimal balance of flavors and textures with its layered arugula, prosciutto, and Grana Padano—it’s also one of the prettiest pies you’re likely to ever eat.