Pizza From the Grain Up

Photo

At All Souls Pizza in Asheville, N.C., the star of the pies is the crust — chewy, tangy, with an intoxicating almost-floral aroma.

Credit
Mike Belleme for The New York Times

ASHEVILLE, N.C. — This mountain city is rightly known for many things: the Biltmore Estate, spectacular leaf peeping and craft beer. Pizza, though, is not one of them.

That may be about to change thanks to All Souls Pizza. Housed inside a long, low-slung building that used to be a Greek diner, it turns out astonishingly good pies with ingredients like smoked North Carolina shrimp and fermented chile sauce. But the star of the show is the crust: chewy, tangy, with an intoxicating almost-floral aroma.

The…

Read Story