By Pamela Brownstein
Since the Piace Pizza in Habersham already serves up excellent Italian-American food, the Lunch Bunch
was excited to see what is being offered at the second spot in Newpoint Corners on Lady’s Island, where Berry Island Cafe was once located. The restaurant is cheery and welcoming, with yellow walls and tall windows, the perfect environment for spending the afternoon eating and enjoying company.
For starters, our friendly server Theresa brought us two plates of fried raviolis — one cheese and one meat. These appetizers are ridiculously good, we liked the cheese raviolis the best.
We also tried the Antipasto salad with mixed greens topped with pinwheels of ham, salami and Provolone, black olives, pepperoni, Mozzarella cheese, cucumbers, pepperoncinis and tomatoes.
Kim’s favorite pizza is Mr. Hawaii made with ham, pineapple and banana peppers. I love biting into a melty, slightly crispy piece of freshly baked pizza right out of the oven, especially with the sweetness from the pineapple.
We also tried the Margherita pizza that comes with olive oil, garlic, sliced tomatoes, fresh Buffalo
Mozzarella and basil on top. It looked pretty placed on our table, and tasted as good as it looked.
Irene had a hankering for the Reuben special, and while it’s not something I typically order, I was glad I had my own piece of the sandwich. The thin sliced, warm roast beef couldn’t stay contained between the marble rye; it was excellent.
Also, I usually wouldn’t have ordered a Philly cheesesteak. But Theresa brought out pieces of The Real Philly’s Philly with shaved grilled steak topped with white American cheese and sauteed onions for us to taste and it was amazing.
It was hard to finish all the yummy food on the table in front of us, so we gladly took pizza slices to go (and they were just as good reheated at home).
Piace Pizza is located off Sams Point Road in Newpoint Corners on Lady’s Island, and also in Habersham. The restaurant is open Monday through Thursday, 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., Friday and Saturday from 11:30 a.m. until …., and Sunday, 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. For delivery or take out, call 843-379-2237 or visit www.piacepizza.com.