Il Dolce

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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

Fennel sausage pizza at Folks in Costa Mesa (Photo by Brad A. Johnson, Orange County Register/SCNG) Il Dolce The wood-fired nduja pizza is a full-throttled spin on a classic Margherita amped up with nduja, which is a soft, spreadable, almost liquid

Italian sausage similar to Mexican chorizo. All bottles of wines currently half off. Takeout: Yes. Delivery: Doordash and Postmates. 1902 Harbor Blvd., Costa Mesa, 949-200-9107, Nduja pizza at Il Dolce in Costa Mesa (Photo by Brad A. Johnson

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Review Pile Up on Il Dolce in Costa Mesa

Edwin Goei • OC Weekly • February 12, 2010

Both the L.A. Times' S. Irene Virbila and the O.C. Register's Jeff Overley reviewed Il Dolce in Costa Mesa yesterday. If you count my own review a few weeks ago, this recent critic pile up has turned into a perfect storm of attention for this little

Il Dolce Pizzeria To Debut This Week In Costa Mesa

Edwin Goei • OC Weekly • December 8, 2009

Look out Pizzeria Ortica: another artisanal-style pizzeria cometh. Fellow chowhound and frequent tipster Craig Medici has clued me on a place which I've only heard about on paper. This one is called Il Dolce and looks to be a contender to be

Il Dolce Has Mastered the Sweet Art and Science of Pizza Making

Edwin Goei • OC Weekly • January 21, 2010

How Sweet It IsIf you know pizza, you’ll know that Il Dolce offers some of the tastiest and most authentic pies around Who doesn’t love pizza? Some studies report that 93 percent of Americans eat it at least once a month. No surprise, then, that

that their pizza does, indeed, suck seems to acknowledge that Americans know the difference. And we do. It’s the reason a table at LA’s Mozza is nigh-impossible to snag. And it’s the reason why a recent Chowhound thread on Il Dolce—a new artisanal

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

Angelina's Pizzeria Napoletana To Open Irvine Location

Edwin Goei • OC Weekly • March 2, 2015

There are already a couple of handful of Naples-style pizzaiolis in OC. Along with Il Dolce and Fuoco, Dana Point's Angelina's Pizzeria Napoletana can be counted among one of the best. Now it's opening a second store in a more central part of the

Settebello Pizzeria Napoletana To Open In Crystal Cove

Edwin Goei • OC Weekly • March 18, 2013

Mozza, Ortica, Il Dolce, meet your newest competitor. A new pizzeria by the name of Settebello Pizzeria Napoletana is planned for Crystal Cove Promenade in Newport Beach, and they're pretty much offering what every new pizza joint that isn't Pielogy

Former Playground Sous-Chef To Open New Restaurant in Laguna Beach

Edwin Goei • OC Weekly • October 30, 2012

it at least we know it will specialize in pizzas much like those we've seen at Mozza, Ortica and Il Dolce. On the restaurant's Facebook page, De Loach had this to say:  “la cucina povera” is a way of life in the Campania region of Southern Italy. Were

Revisiting a Review: Pizzeria Ortica

Edwin Goei • OC Weekly • July 18, 2012

It's been three years since I reviewed Pizzeria Ortica; two years since Chef Steve Samson left to start Sotto in LA. In that time a little place called Mozza opened in Newport Beach; Ecco debuted not far off at The Camp; and the irrepressible Il

Dolce quietly did its thing near Triangle Square. Though it could be argued that the breed of everything-old-country-is-new-again pizzeria that Ortica belonged started with Pizza e Vino in RSM when it opened in 2008, it was Pizzeria Ortica that I

Pasta Connection Reopens In Costa Mesa Across From Old Location

Edwin Goei • OC Weekly • December 10, 2009

A few days ago, tipster Craig gave us a sneak peak of Il Dolce, the Italian pizzeria that took the place of Pasta Connection, which had been at that spot since 1984. In late 2007, the latter shuttered due to increased rental rates imposed by their