Inside LA’s New Prince Street Pizza, NYC’s Famous Pepperoni Slice Shop

If you buy something from an Eater connect, Vox Media may earn a commission. See our ethics policy. America ’ s favorite pepperoni-cup-covered slice blemish is now in Los Angeles, as New York City transplant Prince Street Pizza opens on West Coast this weekend. The Morano class has long teased plans to put an wall socket somewhere in greater Los Angeles, and now that day has come .
Earlier this class, co-owner Dom Morano confirmed the opening at 9161 Sunset Boulevard, saying at the clock time that the quad would “ look reasonably much identical ” to the New York City original, meaning a small takeaway space with very big ambitions .

A hand drops cheese on top of a square pie as it goes into the oven.

Simply put, Prince Street Pizza is among the most well-known pizzeria in the state, praised for its pepperoni-heavy squarely slices that have permeated the social media pizza zeitgeist. An open in LA not only sets the phase for promote growth, it immediately makes the ship’s company one of the biggest players in Southern California pizza. “ I have a huge LA fanbase, ” Morano knows, and this West Hollywood open is indisputable to confirm good that.

The Morano class is on locate immediately along with new general coach Wilmer Medina Torres who moved out from New York City to open the restaurant, and they ’ ll all be in town for at least the future few months while the restaurant gets up and running. The project is a partnership between the Prince Street crew and Lawrence Longo of Off the Menu, known for his restaurant discovery app, for being an early on investor in Burgers Never Say Die, and for his ongoing events around town like the holocene Avi Cue pop-up book at the TCL Chinese Theater in the heart of Hollywood .
The plan, much like the original shop, is to stick to slices and sodas entirely, though with a few tweaks along the way. For one, there ’ s an actual water filtration system that is meant to replicate New York City tap water ( actually ), and this LA localization will besides offer a collaboration pizza with local life style sword Madhappy, both in terms of merchandise and a alone slice made with a piquant vodka sauce. otherwise fans can expect the usual slices and menu items like the piquant spring with all that pepperoni, vitamin a well as thin, non-Sicilian NYC-style pies .
For those attempting to show up in person on opening day Saturday, November 14, expect socially-distanced lines and lots of ostentation. Others can opt for delivery via DoorDash in the days ahead, with hours running daily from 11 ante meridiem to 10 post meridiem — or equitable wait until Prince Street Pizza takes over the ball.

Slices of mozzarella on top of a pan pizza in process.

Saucing a square pie in progress.

Adding raw pepperoni on top of a square pizza.

A finished pepperoni pizza from above.

A saucy square pie from the corner, after baking.

A light yellow pizza square from above.

Round thin pizza from the side.

A mostly empty restaurant space with tin roof.

Night time exterior of new restaurant space with lit up sign.

A restaurant family stands with masks on inside.

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