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Pizza! Nothing better to chase a glass of Chianti down with than pizza. And where better to do it in DC than Red Rocks Pizzeria.
I remember the first time I went in to Red Rocks Pizzeria and asked for a vegan pizza. The bartender who took my order told me she was the one who suggested they offer a cheese alternative for us vegan folk, for which I was very thankful. I love Red Rocks, for their wide variety of available cheese pizzas, their excellent house red which is quite cheap during happy hour, and the great folks who work there.
Note: They use Teese for their mozzarella. Others around town use either Teese or Daiya. To add Teese on any pizza it's an additional $2.50.
For an appetizer on most of our trips to Red Rocks, we'll get the Italian olive plate:
Here's their Funghi pizza:
And this is a Margherita, with tomato sauce, Teese, basil, olive oil, and my fun little addition of pineapple.
And recently it occurred to me that, because the Teese is an additional $2.50, why the hell pay for cheese you're not getting, plus the cheese you want? So I ordered this cheese-less Marinara za at a buck less than their cheese, plus the addition of pesto:
So, although it's not the closest vegan friendly pizza place from my house, it's my go-to place to sit and have a pizza. They also have a great patio for the warmer months.
Here's Veg DC's list of vegan friendly pizza places in Washington DC: Click!