According to the review of Los Olivos Pizzeria in the Arizona Daily Star August 14, 2014; [Los Olivos offers] … “some really excellent pizza variants with a serious streak of foodie flair. The writer continues. “This unbelievably cheap pie was incredible, period.”
Aside from using the word “incredible” three times in his short article, and misspelling Mercado San Agustin (there is no “u” after the “A” in Agustin), their correspondent mainly emphasized that Los Olivos is (a) tiny; (b) has a lot of different topping options; and (c) their pizzas are “cheap”.
I was mainly annoyed with the Star’s positive review of Los Olivos because I was about to wrap up Southern Arizona Guide's List of the 10 Best Pizzas In Tucson. But now that the Star considers Los Olivos “incredible” I had to find out if it belongs on my lists of the best.
So two weeks after the Star’s review, Neighbor Roy & I went to check out Los Olivos Artisan Pizzeria on Congress just west of the Mercado. We ordered the 18” pie, half pepperoni and half sausage and red bell peppers.
Having concluded our meal, Roy & I discussed the similarities between the Star reporter’s comments and our just completed pizza experience. Read More