31 Jul 2013 • 51 reviews • 1 follower
Great news for those living in Newton and Novena: now you too can enjoy mouthwatering pastas, pizzas and salads from Extra Virgin Pizza right in your own hood. Extra Virgin Pizza (or EVP we call it round these parts) recently opened another location in United Square, and we just had to check it out to see if it stands up to the fab flagship Asia Square location.
Every time we indulge in our craving for all things Italian at EVP, we always give mental props to how efficient the system is here. Just like a fast-food joint, you place your order and pay right away, but unlike a grab and go kind of place, you take a seat and the food is brought right to your table. No flagging waiters down, fighting with your dining companions about who owes what on the bill or any of that nonsense. The entire process is simple, quick and hassle-free.
The decor here is modern and clean, with quirky signs in vibrant colors, rich red walls and tables that evoke visions of plump Italian tomatoes and slices of salami, metal buckets on each table filled with shining cutlery, and unpretentious white plates adorned with cork boards for those hot out of the oven dishes.
The menu at EVP is the same as the one at Asia Square (think a fine selection of antipasti, thin crust pizzas baked in brick ovens, and sweet treats for dessert), but we saw some new starters and pastas that were added to the mix from our last visit.
Along with our favorite brick-oven pizzas, we sampled the Grilled Skirt Steak Salad ($18), a pleasing mix of fresh greens... Read more at http://urbanjourney.com/food-and-drink/extra-virgin-pizza-united-square-612