Thursday, November 19, 2009

Pizza Out Tonight

With a bit of sad family news today Henry, his Mum and I got together tonight to talk a bit and have some pizza.  It came as a way for Henry to go to his Mum's house tonight so I can get a full day in tomorrow as we'll be heading out of town for a week or so but I'll do my best to keep up with my committment to write every day.

We visited a local pizza chain that brews their own beer called The Rock wood fired pizza and the beer is pretty good, the pizza a bit better and the atmosphere is terrific with a rock & roll theme that focuses on "Classic Rock" and the decor runs to said "classics"; Rolling Stones, AC/DC, Jethro Tull and lots & lots of guitar themed furniture and accoutrements. 

The food and beer are named after rock & roll songs and run quite the gamut with traditional pizza pies next to specialty pies with white sauce, burgers, sandwiches and house made ripple cut potato chips right out of the fryer being a serious high point.

Tonight, we started with the Rock Chips then a 1/2 & 1/2 pie of Henry's choice; the classic (pepperoni & mozzarella on tomato sauce) and the other half the "Wild Child", garlic butter brushed on the dough and topped with mozzarella, blue cheese, spinach, roasted garlic and sauteed mushrooms.

We head to The Rock as it is the best pizza in the north end so it is our spot of choice for a casual pie & beer place.  The chain is local to Western Washington and they are very community involved and sponsor a huge "Battle of the Bands" for high school bands in the area to compete and record playing classic rock songs for a grand prize of $10,000 and $5,000 for second prize to support the winning school bands.  This is the kind of restaurant I can support. 

A couple of beers, a salad and a pie that resulted in leftovers for Henry's lunch at school tomorrow and it's on home to tell the world about it.


1 comment:

  1. That's a bummer about your family.

    The pizza sounds good though. I'll have to check it out.