Jerrier's version of meals on wheels.
Jerrier's version of meals on wheels.

Running On Pizza

Many pizza joints deliver, but how many bring the whole oven along for the ride?

That's right, not just a warming bag, but a wood-burning pizza oven on wheels. Jay Jerrier (of Campania Pizza) is now officially on the go with Il Cane Rosso, a mobile oven. The former backyard cook and now pizza impresario plans to show it off to pizza fans on Wednesday evenings in March. His on the go experiment begins at 5:30 p.m.on March 4 at Times Ten Cellars and lasts until the dough runs out.

Jay and company use the contraption to produce Neapolitan-style pizza--the original stuff, with hand-stretched dough, San Marzano tomatoes, extra virgin olive oil, house-made cheese in addtion to Mozzarella di Bufala...oh, and basil, of course. The oven is oak-fired to 900 degrees. And if it somehow causes a catastrophe, he can presumably wheel it away and be long gone.

See the pizza wagon schedule at ilcanerosso.com.

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