São Paulo, as everyone knows, is one of the pizza capitals of the world. In the city of São Paulo alone, about 800 thousand pizzas are sold daily, which is 53% of the total consumption in Brazil, according to a survey. ECD Food Service, a research firm for the gastronomic market. Now the quality of São Paulo’s pizza has gained international recognition. At the beginning of the month, three São Paulo pizzerias were approved “World’s 50 Best Pizzas” Among the top 100 in the world.
The trophy presentation took place at the Royal Palace of Naples, Italy. At 77th place, pizzeria A Pizza da Mooca in the eastern zone of the capital was the best. List of Brazilian restaurants. “Happy to represent our country. Brazil is gaining strength in gastronomy,” said Bruno Zanuto, a partner in the company.
First on the list is I Masanielli, a restaurant located in Caserta, Italy. The ranking also includes 40 Italian pizzerias, 15 North American, 15 Asian, four in South America and one in Africa.
A Pizza da Mooca – 77th place
Created in 2011 and established in one of the Italian neighborhoods of São Paulo, Pizzeria Mooka’s Pizza Offering customers artisanal products made with local ingredients and pasta made with Italian flour. According to the 50 Best Pizza World ranking, the Caprese delicacy made with buffalo mozzarella is an option not to be missed when visiting the place.
On social media, the company’s founders expressed gratitude for the achievement. “This award made us very happy and we have to talk about it again. Thanks forever to our team, suppliers and amazing customers!”, they wrote in the release.
Address: Rua da Mooga, 1747, Mooga, Sao Paulo.
Leggera Pizza Napoletana – 83rd place
Ranked second best pizzeria among Brazilians Light Neapolitan Pizza. The house opened in 2013 and holds the certificate of authenticity of the Associazione Verese Pizza Napolitana, which certifies restaurants that produce Neapolitan pizzas according to Italian standards.
The restaurant serves cuisine with ingredients imported from Italy. The pizzas, which are hand-opened and baked in a wood-fired oven, also feature naturally fermented dough – a cooking technique recognized as Intangible Heritage by UNESCO.
- Address: Jardines Unit: R. Cap. Pinto Ferreira, 248 – Jardim Paulista, Sao Paulo
- Address: Perdizes Unit: R. Diana, 80 – Pompeia, São Paulo
QT Pizza Bar – 99th Place
The last Brazilian pizzeria on the list offers a thin crust with a crispy edge fermented with lactobacilli and yeasts present in natural and flour-based cereal grains.
Opened in 2019, The QT Pizza Bar 50 Top Pizza World welcomes customers to an industrial-style setting with white brick and exposed pipes. The famous list recommends parmesan, goat cheese, honey and truffle as the best.
Address: Alameda Min. Rocha Acevedo, 1096 – Cerguera Caesar, Sao Paulo
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