• Kensington MD


    The Hot Mess

    mozzarella / pickled jalapeños / caramelized onions / house-made bacon / Gruyere / Romano

    The hot mess is a unique white pizza that combines smoky, salty, and sweet flavors. It features a dough made with Durum flour, which is carefully spread out and topped with mozzarella, caramelized onions, brined jalapenos, and house-made bacon. The pizza is cooked in an Italian dome oven using oak wood for a smoky and sweet finish. The result is a hot, bubbly, and flavorful pie with a charred crust that holds its shape and offers a balance of textures and aromas.

    Signature Dish

    From Prep to Plate

    Seth travels to Frankly…Pizza! in Kensington, Maryland in his quest for great D.C. pizza and meets owner Frank Linn, who uses authentic Italian pizza-making techniques to cook some of the best pies in the DMV. Frank demonstrates how his Italian dome pizza oven makes perfectly crispy pies and then they enjoy Frank’s signature wood-fired pizza, a white pie featuring pickled jalapeños, caramelized onions and house-made bacon.

    A tangled white pie that lives up to its name and hits on all cylinders — smoky, spicy, sweet and salty.

    Rick Chessen, Rick Eats DC

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    10417 Armory Ave
    Kensington, MD 20895

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