By David Rosendorf Photos by Robert Parente Pizza South Florida There are few prepared dishes as elemental as pizza. Dough, tomato sauce, cheese and the application of heat. That’s really the heart of it. Yet there are also few dishes with as many variations, and which foster such partisanship, as pizza. A few years ago, the pizza-centric blog “Slice” identiﬁed at least 30 different regional pizza styles that could be found in the United States, ranging from classic Neapolitan to Chicago deep-dish to the humble “Grandma” pie – and for each, there is vigorous debate as to who does it “best.” South Florida doesn’t have its own indigenous pizza culture. But as a society of transplants, some of our greatest features are those we’ve borrowed from elsewhere. Sure enough, South Florida has become at least a second home to an increasingly diverse – and increasingly good – range of pizza options. At risk of offending loyalists to many other worthy candidates, here is a personal take on some of the best. Lucali edible SouthFlorida.com ∙ summer 2013 ∙ +.