The outdoor pizza oven at King and Spadina is an up-scale addition to the “street food” scene of the city. Every Tuesday they bring the mobile oven to the northeast corner of the intersection and fire up the oven to 700 degrees. It requires only 90 seconds to cook an individual-size pizza. Last week I arrived on the scene at 1:30 pm, and they were sold out. The gourmet pizza, with a crust and sauce that must be sampled to be believed, is obviously very popular.
My posts usually examine historic buildings and architectural history, but ever since the pizza arrived, I arrange my photographic outings and research trips to coincide with the availability of the pizza. The picture above is the pepperoni pizza. It is $13 and I considered it well worth the money.
Preparing the pizza
Checking the pizza inside the mobile oven, located in the patio beside “Fresh and Wild.” The pizza can be carried away in a box or eaten at a table in the patio.
To view my original post about the pizza oven, follow the link: https://tayloronhistory.wordpress.com/2012/07/24/mobile-pizza-oven-is-a-gourmet-treat-among-torontos-street-foods/
For other posts about Toronto’s architectural history and happenings throughout the city: follow the links” :
The history of the southwest corner of Dundas and Spadina where the China Mall is today located.
Rob Ford in butter rather than the proverbial “hot water.”
The closing of the two lanes on Yonge Street, August 2012.
Bulwer Street – a street near Queen and Spadina that has disappeared yet remains in view.
The historic importance of the site of the McDonald’s at the northwest corner of Queen and Spadina
St. Mary’s Church at Adelaide and Bathurst Streets being uncovered from scaffolding for renovations.
For other post about Toronto and its history and architecture. Home Page – https://tayloronhistory.wordpress.com/