Dante’s Pizza & Pasta is located in La Piazza Square in Klerksdorp, South Africa.
Seen in The New Yorker, Dec. 5, 2012
Contributed by Jess Esch
This anthology of some 20 short pieces focuses on each of the contributors’ most memorable meals. In La Divina Commedia Amy Bloom recounts her quest for the ultimate lasagna, recoiling in horror from the oxymoronic “dieter’s lasagna.” She writes: “I am looking for the perfect lasagna, making my way through cookbooks at midnight, ready for heartbreak but hopeful, like Dante seeking Beatrice.” [. . .] —Amy Bloom