Man (or woman or child, for that matter) can’t live on chowder alone and when you have the hankering for a slice of pizza there’s a spot in Cambridge that will not disappoint. The All-Star Pizza Bar delivers with both quality and atmosphere. A friendly staff directs customers to self-serve seating and an innovative pizza menu that includes, “The Red Head,” an intriguing pie of marinara sauce, a house blend of cheese, roasted red bliss potatoes, shaved steak, smoked bacon and caramelized onions with a horseradish
cream, as well as such unique “A La Carte” choices as charred broccoli rabe, pickled fresno chiles, and garlic confit. We settled on the, “Atomic Meatloaf Pizza,” which with its finishing touch of Inner Beauty Hot Sauce on top of marinara, house blend cheese and the signature, “All Star Meatloaf,” from the restaurants’s sister, All-Star Sandwich Bar (located conveniently across the street). This pie lived up to its “Atomic” moniker with the soft and tasty crust acting almost like a piece of bread at the end of all that super heat and a reasonably priced pitcher of Long Trail Ale washed it down nicely.
-All Star Pizza Bar: 1238 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA, 02139
(617-547-0836). Open: Monday through Thursday; 11AM-9PM,
Friday and Saturday; 11AM-10PM, Sunday: 11AM-8PM.