La Pizza Fresca has got a neighborhood feel though it?s deserving of being a destination restaurant. I?ve got to say it reminds me of a soignee woman. Going there is like visiting an old lover. So comfortable. Everything is just as it should be. No spots on the stemware, no stains on the tablecloths; no lost reservations, no actorwaiters, no bad wines; no silly entrees, no sillier prices. I admit -- I am having a love affair with this place and with several LPF dishes. The spinach, pine nut and raisin appetizer is my foreplay. The Quatro P Pasta, is well, what can I say ? there is safety in numbers with those four cheeses ? and is it ever worth the calories. My favorite finish is the lemon sorbet because it?s better than any I?ve ever had (and most are quite good) and it?s served in a frozen lemon and somehow this authenticity is very becoming. I?d be remiss not to mention the pizza. If ?ubiquitous? had to start somewhere this is the womb -- the mother of all pizzas. No pineapple and cheese insult here, this is the real deal. Maybe this is a destination restaurant after all ? you get the goods here, plain and straightforward, without the S_x and The City teasing.
Pros: Welcoming staff, comfy ambience, delicious food, great wine list, love those sorbet in the fruit desserts
Cons: Hmmm..... can't think of any