I was at first quite skeptical of eating food from the Besta-Wan Pizza place. It is visible from the rooftop garden of the Cardiff Lodge, and when I spotted it, I thought, oh dear, "corny name equals bad pizza." This, however, proved to be sheer prejudice on my part. The name IS corny but the pizza was quite, quite good. It was prepared with fresh ingredients and somehow managed to be the very closest thing to New York pizza I have ever had on the West Coast. Let me say that again--the very closest. It is not New York pizza, but it is excellent. The two women behind the counter were both very friendly and made ordering pleasant.
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