Five Places to Celebrate National Sausage Pizza Day on October 11
Oct 09 2020

Five Places to Celebrate National Sausage Pizza Day on October 11

By: Brhea Washington

Pizza-lovers, you're in luck! If you're a sausage-pizza lover, you're especially in luck, as October 11 is National Sausage Pizza Day. Sausage, one of the world's most popular pizza toppings, comes in a variety of styles and flavors, from Italian and salami to chorizo and andouille. Though it's typically made with pork, sausage can also be made with beef, turkey, chicken, and more. Whether you love your pizza slices topped with sweet, mild, smoky, or spicy sausage, here's a list of delicious pizza spots in New Orleans to celebrate the occasion and to make meat-lovers' dreams come true!

Pepperoni Ray's Café

Pepperoni Ray's has all the means to bring you great pizza, providing delivery both in-house or through food delivery apps UberEats, Waitr, and Postmates. Though closed on Sunday and Monday, this hidden gem is becoming more popular as a result of their tasty specialty pizzas. Options like "The Big Easy" and "Meat Lovers" will be sure to meet all your sausage-pizza needs. Another choice that sets this pizza restaurant apart from the rest is their hot-sausage pizza with Patton's hot sausage, a Louisiana staple that gives a spicy, flavorful, and authentic New Orleans kick to your pizza. 5339 Franklin Ave., (504) 281-4220, pepperonirayscafe.com

Louisiana Pizza Kitchen

Louisiana Pizza Kitchen, one of the first restaurants to reopen following Hurricane Katrina, is a fan favorite in New Orleans, providing pizza and Italian cuisine in a family-friendly atmosphere. For over 14 years, they have offered a wide scale of Italian dishes, including a tasty three-meat pizza covered with pepperoni and Italian and andouille sausage. Louisiana Pizza Kitchen provides a variety of choices that are more than sure to satisfy your sausage-pizza cravings. 615 S. Carrollton Ave., (504) 866-5900, louisianapizzakitchenuptown.com

Fat Boy's Pizza

Do you have a BIG love for pizza that can't be contained by the average slice? Fat Boy's Pizza is here to cater to you with the largest slices of pie in Louisiana. Fat Boy's gives you up to a 30-inch pizza, also offering smaller sizes and pizza by the slice if you don't want to indulge in a 30-inch pie by yourself (don't worry, someone will eat it!). At the various Fat Boy's locations in Metairie, Baton Rouge, and Covington (coming in November 2020), feel free to cover the biggest pizza you can find with their Italian sausage. Fat Boy's can also come to you via their food truck, if you just can't wait for a sausage-pizza delivery. Multiple locations, eatfatboyspizza.com

Rye & Pie Pizza Bar

With a beautiful outside patio, Rye & Pie Pizza Bar provides a relaxing atmosphere for customers to enjoy their tasty wood-fired pizza. Established in 2018, this pizza joint uses wood-fired ovens to give a nice crust to their authentic Italian pizzas. Pizza patrons can also savor in the restaurant's renowned rye whiskeys to accompany their delicious slices of pie. Rye & Pie pizzas feature a variety of toppings of your choosing, including authentic Italian sausage options, such as spicy Italian, soppressata salami, and genoa salami to sate your pizza appetite. 404 Andrew Higgins Dr., (504) 533-0016, ryenpie.com

G's Pizza

With two locations in New Orleans from which you can order online, G's Pizza offers gourmet pizzas made with the freshest ingredients and local New Orleans flavors. G's not only provides vegan and gluten-free options, but also menu items such as "Bienville Supreme" and "Meathead Pizza," if it's Italian sausage pizza that you want. If you can't get enough of sausage pie, G's Pizza also has a catering option that allows you to enjoy family meals that include a variety of their tasty choices. Multiple locations, gspizza.com/home

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