786 Pizza: The Istanbul and the Bombay Tikka Masala

786 Degrees in Sun Valley, CA

Italian, Pizza

This small, bright pizzeria serves up authentic Neapolitan-style pizzas cooked for 90 seconds in a wood-fired oven, with incredibly unique pizzas reflecting different cultures. They have won numerous awards and have been featured in most of the Los Angeles food magazines, but still remains reasonably-priced.

First-time visitors are offered a brief lecture and a free soda/drink. They take their pizza very seriously – the gourmet pizzas are ordered as-is, without customization. It’s a very tiny space so you need to be willing to sit with other people at the long tables. Visit enough times and you will be offered pizzas from their “secret menu” – but ordering an Istanbul (lamb and cucumber), a Tikka Masala (tandoori chicken), and a Fungi Lama (mushroom) is essential on every visit. One hungry person can eat one entire pizza, so order several varieties and share.

Website: https://786degrees.com/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/786degrees/?hl=en

Yelp: https://www.yelp.com/biz/786-degrees-los-angeles-5

Zabihah: https://www.zabihah.com/biz/3zGJ8FIklh

Halal Girl: https://halalgirl.net/2018/04/03/786-degrees-wood-fired-pizza/