(SPOT.ph) You can get almost anything now on a pizza—from the divisive pineapple to more out-of-the-box toppings like sisig, crab sticks, and even blueberries. Still, nothing beats the good
For this list, we dig in the gooiest, cheesiest pizzas in the Metro that use a blend of three kinds of cheese or more. These pizzas were ranked based on the quality of their crust, the cheese-to-crust ratio, and their overall flavor.
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10. Sbarro’s New York Style Cheese (P79/slice, P395/whole)
For a quick and affordable fix, Sbarro’s New York Style Cheese satisfies. The crust may lean towards bread-like, and it might not be the cheesiest of the bunch, but there is enough cheese to make a slice gooey and comforting. It also helps that the tang of the tomato sauce shines through, which adds a nice contrast to the cheese's milky flavor.
See a list of Sbarro branches.
9. Yellow Cab’s #4 Cheese (P335/regular, P535/large, P795/XL)
Whether you’re throwing a house party or just hit by intense midnight cravings for cheese pizza, Yellow Cab is there for you. Their #4 Cheese needs no introduction. Who hasn’t had a taste of that thin crust, charred in all the right places, plus a perfect blend of zesty tomato sauce and creamy mozzarella, cheddar, and romano, with crumbly, mild feta to top it all off?
See a list of Yellow Cab branches.
8. Four Cheese at Gino’s Brick Oven Pizza (P375)
Gino’s Four Cheese uses a blend of mozzarella, parmesan, blue cheese, and ricotta—in short, lots of cheese that
See a list of Gino's Brick Oven Pizza branches.
7. Friuli Trattoria’s Tre Formaggi (P200)
This small pizza and pasta parlor in Teachers Village has since branched out to UP Town Center, and one reason for their success is their best-selling Tre Formaggi. Be sure to have this fresh and warm from the oven so you can appreciate the bubbles of melted mozzarella and cheddar on a crisp thin crust. Friuli uses blue cheese with restraint so you won't have any problems with
Friuli Trattoria is at 79-A Maginhawa Street, Teachers Village, Quezon City; and 2/F UP Town Center, Katipunan Avenue, Quezon City.
6. Joey Pepperoni Pizzeria’s Four Cheese (P180/eight inches, P370/12 inches)
When it comes to New York-style cheese pizza, it looks like Joey Pepperoni has mastered the formula: A blend of mozzarella, white cheese, parmesan, and cheddar work together to create a beautiful cheesy mess that brings comfort to every bite. Their thin crust has the right chewy texture and a hint of char, too. A thin layer of tomato sauce complements rather than distracts from the cheesiness, adding just the right amount of sweet-sour flavor to keep the rich flavors from getting too overpowering.
See a list of Joey Pepperoni Pizzeria branches.
5. S&R Membership Shopping’s Cheese (P99/slice, P569/whole)
There’s a reason why this cheese pizza drives many to apply for a membership card at S&R, pushing the grocery to open several
See a list of S&R Membership Shopping branches.
4. Motorino Pizza's Quattro Formaggi (P675)
At almost P700, Motorino’s Quattro Formaggi is a splurge, but it’s one that’s well worth it. What’ll hit you from the first bite is its intense umami flavor, a rich earthiness that might make you think of mushrooms. It doesn’t have those—but what it does have is a tasty blend of
Motorino Pizza is at 3/F Greenbelt 3, Makati City; and Unit A, G/F Net Park Building, 5th Avenue, Bonifacio Global City.
3. Four Cheese at Stephen’s Brick Oven Pizza (P320)
Stephen’s Brick Oven Pizza branches are known for being a little hard to find, but the best things do require some effort. You won’t even mind the hunt once you have their Four Cheese, which has that perfect cheese-to-crust ratio, one never overpowering the other. This pizza has a crust that’s crisp but also chewy, with sharp blue cheese and nutty fontina spicing up the classic mozzarella and parmesan. What’s even more incredible is how light this is—you might end up finishing a whole pie before you know it.
Stephen's Brick Oven Pizza is at West Capitol Drive, Kapitolyo, Pasig City;
170 Food Hub, BF Homes, Parañaque City; and Total Gas Station, Ortigas Avenue, Greenhills, San Juan City.
2. Cibo’s Cinque Formaggi (P395)
A little Italian lesson: Cinque means “five” and
See a list of Cibo branches.
You could have all kinds of checklists for what makes the best cheese pizza, but sometimes, all it takes is one bite to know you’ve found the one. And
See a list of Peperoni Pizzeria branches.
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