It's not easy being fussy. I like more cheese on my pizza than the pizza makers normally use at Vace, an Italian deli in the Washington neighborhood of Cleveland Park. But order a pizza at Vace (pronounced Vah-Chay) with "extra cheese" and they overdo it -- so much so that it's all about the cheese and the toppings and tomato sauce are, frankly, overwhelmed.
Vace makes good pizza so even with the cheese predicament, it's still tasty. But I just wish they could find a happy medium.
Apparently, I'm not the only one who thinks this deeply about pizza. Meet Ruthie Rutabaga. I enjoyed her post, but I'm not sure I'm ready to agree with her assessment about pizza: "Even when it's bad -- it's good."