Where’s it at: Original Pizza, 2121 Balboa Blvd., Newport Beach, (949) 673-1451
What’s in it: Fresh dough and sauce from grandmother’s recipe from 1951 at the first place they opened outside of Boston. Pepperoni, Italian sausage, fresh bell peppers, onions, mushrooms and California black olives.
Cost: $12.75 for 12 inch, $18.75 for 14 inch, $24.50 for 16 inch.
Why you should order it: Steve and Robert Kalatschan’s father opened the pizza place in 1961, and it has been a peninsula institution, still run by the brothers. The combination pizza is made with all fresh ingredients and every pizza is hand-tossed.