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October 11, 2015

A slice of pie that’s good for you

It’s almost unfathomable to think there’s a pizzeria out there that makes delicious pies that are good for you — that fill you up but won’t leave you feeling heavy and greasy. But right along Auahi Street (or Hekili Street, if you’re on the Windward side) sits zpizza — a business that’s known for gourmet…

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September 6, 2015

Step Up To The Plate

A CLOSER LOOK AT THIS WEEK’S HOUSE SPECIAL: Roasted Tomato Pesto $13.95 (small), $25.95 (large), $28.95 (extra large) If you could dream of a healthy pizza, what would you imagine? At zpizza, there is no need, as it is the restaurant’s main culinary mission to serve up the finest, healthiest versions of the Italian staple….

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July 26, 2015

Healthy, Tasty Choices Abound at zpizza

With a host of gluten-free and vegetarian pizzas gracing its extensive menu, zpizza continues to embody the mantra coined by founder Sid Fanarof: “The best-tasting food starts with ingredients that are naturally better for you.” Following a concept devised nearly 30 years ago in Laguna Beach, Calif., zpizza serves up mouthwatering cuisine that’s flavorful, but…

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June 14, 2015

Absolutely ‘z’ best

An American classic — evoking images of ooey, gooey delicious melt-in-your-mouth cheeses and warm, feel-good emotions — pizza is prime. But far too often, vegetarians with an affinity for these slices of Italian goodness have been limited to only one or two options: plain cheese or plain veggie. Those names say it all — plain,…

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May 10, 2015

Pizza’s never been so healthy, savory

Pizza: it comes in many different shapes and sizes. From an impressive array of crust types — thin, deep dish, stuffed, pretzel, hand tossed — to a seemingly never-ending list of toppings, cheeses and sauces, pizza is a staple in the culinary arena. No person is left behind when it comes to pies, and at…

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April 5, 2015

Getting ‘pi’ on life

Did you miss out on the chance to party it up on Pi Day this year? You know, Pi Day, March 14, the day to reflect on the mathematical constant (approximated as 3.14) by celebrating all things circular? It’s a day to pay homage to pie, cookies, cupcakes, pancakes and, well, you get the picture….

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February 15, 2015 ,

Life of Pie

As you may know, this past Monday, Feb. 9, was National Pizza Day. Here at Dining Out, the holiday stretched out, much like a pliable piece of dough, into a weeklong pizza-devouring frenzy! You see, for foodies, few bonds are as strong as a mutual love for pizza. Those three magical words, “I love pizza,”…

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January 11, 2015

Putting a Healthy Spin on Italian Classics

Following a concept devised nearly 30 years ago in Laguna Beach, Calif., zpizza continues to serve up tasty cuisine that, while flavorful, also features healthy recipes composed of fresh, natural ingredients. The restaurant made its way to the Islands in December 2008, and as local diners have discovered, zpizza cuisine tastes great and offers a…

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December 2, 2012

Special Eats at Zpizza

Pizza is one of those comfort food indulgences I make sure to satiate regularly. And when I don’t want to worry about sacrificing flavor and gooey cheese in the name of my figure, I go to Zpizza. “At Zpizza, making pizza is a culinary art, and we use only fresh, high-quality and natural ingredients,” shares…

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November 4, 2012

ZPizza for the Purest of Palates

Having emerged from its Southern California roots in Laguna Beach, Zpizza made Hawaii its home nearly four years ago. The first location made a name for itself at Ward Centers in 2008 with a second location popping up in Kailua (151 Hekili St.) in 2010. Known as the purest breed of pizzas, Zpizza is not…

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