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Photograph: Alex StradaPizza fritta This crispy Neapolitan favorite features a deep-fried crust, crowned with toppings before taking a trip into the wood-burning oven.Where to find it: Montanara Starita at Don Antonio.
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Photograph: Paul WagtouiczPanuozzo A Campanian specialty, this rustic, wood-fired sandwich is built upon pizza-dough “bread” and requires two passes through the oven.Where to find it: Panuozzo di Bartolomei at San Matteo Panuozzo.
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Photograph: Courtesy Tufino Pizzeria NapoletanaPanzerotti Similar to a calzone, this Pugliese cheese-stuffed pastry pocket has a softer, sweeter dough.Where to find it: Panzarotti at Tufino Pizzeria.

Pizza descendants

The calzone isn’t the Italian icon’s only progeny.

By Christina Izzo

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