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Review: The 20 best pizzas still available in Orange County during the coronavirus pandemic

Brad A. Johnson • Orange County Register • April 23, 2020

. Order a bunch. Eat pizza all week. You’ll want to have some wine handy. 2145 The spicy salame pizza here is absolute perfection, blotted with ricotta cheese and generously piled with salame, green olives and pickled Fresno chilies. Also very good: the

one with smoked mozzarella, pancetta and egg. Takeout: Yes. Delivery: No. 2145 Placentia Ave., Costa Mesa, 949-873-5853, 2145eat.com Spicy salame pizza with green olives and fresno chilies at 2145 in Costa Mesa. (Photo by Brad A. Johnson, Orange County

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Top 5 pizzas: OC’s Best Places to Eat 2020

Brad A. Johnson • Orange County Register • October 10, 2020

Orange County has an embarrassment of riches when it comes to great pizza. That’s the good news. The bad news is it’s nearly impossible to pick just the five best, but I’ve done it anyway. Here they are. 1. 2145 The spicy salame pizza here is

absolute perfection, sparsely blotted with ricotta cheese and generously flavored with green olives and pickled Fresno chilies. 2145 Placentia Ave., Costa Mesa, 949-873-5853, 2145eats.com Spicy salame pizza with green olives and ricotta at 2145 in Costa

2145    Brick    Parallel Pizza    Folks    Rance's   

Best thing I ate: Whole new attitude, same great pizza at 2145 in Costa Mesa

Brad A. Johnson • Orange County Register • August 21, 2019

Right off the bat, something seems different when I arrive at 2145 Pizza in Costa Mesa. I’ve been here a dozen times before, as this has been one of my go-to pizzerias since it opened in 2017. But this time I’m greeted at the door by a hostess

. But I’m really, really liking this new floor team. And I’m extremely happy that the kitchen hasn’t changed a thing.   2145 Pizza Where: 2145 Placentia Ave., Costa Mesa When: Lunch and dinner daily Cost: $19 Phone: 949-873-5853 Online: 2145eat.com

Review: These Orange County pizzerias let you do the work

Brad A. Johnson • Orange County Register • June 18, 2020

Editor’s Note: 2145 Pizza is temporarily closed after one of its employees tested positive for COVID-19. The restaurant posted on its Instagram account June 17 that it is testing all employees and doing a deep clean and will not reopen until staff

kit from Aroma Pizza and Pasta in Lake Forest (Photo by Brad A. Johnson, Orange County Register/SCNG) 2145 Pizza The kit from 2145 ($19) makes two 12-inch Margherita pizzas. It comes with two balls of dough, a few chunks of fresh mozzarella, tomato

The 75 best restaurants in Orange County in 2019 (45-31)

Brad A. Johnson • Orange County Register • May 1, 2019

retractable roof and a wood-fired kitchen. (Photo by Leonard Ortiz, Orange County Register/SCNG) 43. 2145 Pizza (2018 ranking: 56) A vintage auto garage has been recycled into an indoor/outdoor pizzeria with some of the finest Neapolitan-style dough around

salami pizza with ricotta, smoked mozzarella, green olives and pickled chilies. 2145 Placentia Ave., Costa Mesa, 949-873-5853, 2145eat.com Chef Eddie Salcedo at 2145 Pizza in Costa Mesa. (Photo by Cindy Yamanaka, Orange County Register/SCNG) 42. Hanna’s

Holiday gift guide 2018: 12 days of dining for every occasion

Brad A. Johnson • Orange County Register • November 20, 2018

the way Grandma likes it. 3333 Bristol St., Costa Mesa, 714-432-1140, thecapitalgrille.com 11. Lunch With the Cool Auntie Any old auntie can take her nephews and nieces out for pizza, but only the coolest kids with the coolest aunties go to 2145 Pizza

and eat incredible flatbreads topped with blue cheese and honey. 2145 Placentia Ave., Costa Mesa, 949-873-5853, 2145eat.com 12. Annual Celebration of Valued Friendship No gifts. Just great friends and an incredible dinner at Bourbon Steak with a

New Year’s resolution: Eat more brunch, seafood, pizza and Italian food in 2019

Brad A. Johnson • Orange County Register • January 1, 2019

little more than lemon juice and capers. Pizza: 2145 Pizza 2145 Placentia Ave., Costa Mesa, 949-873-5853, 2145eat.com The true test of any serious pizza kitchen is its nakedly vulnerable marinara pizza. The ingredients are few — essentially dough and

Review: With quirks and charm aplenty, Trenta channels Italy on Costa Mesa’s west side

Brad A. Johnson • Orange County Register • March 21, 2019

pushed and retrieved.   The pizzas are good, but if I’m being honest they’ve got nothing on the pizzas at 2145, Il Dolce, Pitfire or Filomena’s, each roughly a mile in various directions. Although the toppings are first-rate, the dough, the crust, just

Best thing I ate: Critic Brad A. Johnson’s 20 best dishes of 2018

Brad A. Johnson • Orange County Register • December 19, 2018

/SCNG) 16. Spicy salami pizza at 2145. What began as an off-menu special has finally become a solid menu staple. This highly fragrant pizza ($19) is made with postcard-sized shavings of spicy Calabrian-style sausage along with creamy blobs of ricotta and

a smattering of tannic green olives and pickled peppers atop a heavily charred Neapolitan-style crust. 2145 Placentia Ave., Costa Mesa, 949-873-5853, 2145eat.com Spicy salami pizza with ricotta and olives at 2145 Pizza in Costa Mesa. (Photo by Brad A

Now Open: TRADE Food Hall in Irvine and MORE!

Edwin Goei • OC Weekly • May 1, 2017

), Two Birds (Slapfish owner Andrew Gruel’s chicken place), Portside Fish Co. (seafood), Sweet Comforts (dessert waffles), and Dos Chinos (Mexican-Vietnamese). 2222 Michelson Dr, Irvine, Irvine, CA 92612 2145 Pizza serves pizza with “Japanese-style dough

” in a spot that used to be a former gas station. Pizza toppings include “blue cheese honey” that has gorgonzola dolce, mascarpone, white cheddar, mozzarella, and honey. Corn dogs, squid ink octopus arancinis, and a steak sandwich are also served. 2145