Via Heckasac (now with image banners! but still no hyperlinks) enjoy this Sac Press article on the choice monuments to douchebaggery coming soon to Midtown:
Pizza Rock, with its red neon sign and laser-cut metal flames, seems to burst from between its two sister venues. Filigreed flowers, hearts, stars and butterflies â€“ designed to look like tattoo art â€“ soften the sign, inspired by tattoos worn by Pizza Rock co-owner Tony Gemignani’s wife. LED backlights will be added to give the flame a shadow.
This sounds like the way a character played by Jason Segel in a tv show/movie produced by Judd Apatow would describe his dream restaurant he wants to open. I simply can’t believe this is a real thing that is really happening. And we haven’t even gotten to this:
[Stockton muralist Carlos] Lopez also painted Pizza Rock’s ceiling mural resembling Michelangelo’s “The Creation of Adam” â€“ with the hand of God holding out an electric guitar.
Yeah He fucking is.
5 thoughts on ““A bit of ‘Wow'” coming to K Street”
Oh my gosh it’s impossible to use it seriously in a sentence. Like, “Hey a bunch of us are going to Pizza Rock do you want to come?” Or “I’m going to swing by Pizza Rock on my way home.” It only makes you feel awful.
I think instead I’ll just stick to the “boutique dance lounge for the socially sophisticated” known as “district 30” next door.
I realize I’ll probably get dogpiled for this, but it has to be said.
“Hot Italian” is a ridiculously silly name.
They seem to do pretty well, and the pizza is really good, even though the name was silly when I first heard it, and continues to this day to be silly.
Point being, the silly name isn’t necessarily a deal breaker.
You are right and my husband said he thinks the restaurant looks awesome in person so I guess I will be eating those words so to speak.
It’s not just a silly name. It also has a painting of God holding an electric guitar.
(That being said, you’re right, even that is probably not a deal breaker if it really has great pie.)