Varasano's Pizzeria Listed as One of the Elite 8 Pizzerias in the USA

Atlanta, GA, February 18, 2010 --( Buckhead's own Varasano's Pizzeria was recently listed as one of the Elite 8 Pizzerias in the USA, in Every Day With Rachael Ray Magazine. The March Madness style single-elimination bracket was judged by Ed Levine, author of Pizza: A Slice of Heaven, and Adam Kuban, editor of the pizza blog Slice ( The bracket featured 64 of the nation's best pizzerias, including many well known institutions like Sally's and Pepe's in New Haven CT, Lombardi's in NYC, Mario Batali's Mozza in LA, and Pizzeria Bianco in Phoenix AZ.

“We are thrilled!” says Jeff Varasano, the man behind Varasano's Pizzeria and the internet's #1 source on how to make pizza. “Our goal is to bring world class pizza to Atlanta, but we never expected this kind of recognition so soon.”

This isn't the first award Varasano's has received. The growing list of laurels includes Best Pizza (Jezebel Magazine & Atlanta Cuisine), Top 15 New Restaurants (Atlanta Magazine) and Top 10 Restaurants of 2009 (Citysearch) just to name a few. Varasano's has also been profiled in The New York Times and on National Public Radio, proving you Can find world class pizza right here in Atlanta GA.

Varasano's Pizzeria, serving lunch and dinner 7 days. Located at 2171 Peachtree Rd. NE Atlanta GA 30309. Phone 404-352-8216. Online at


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Varasano's Pizzeria
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