Clam Pizza

New Potatoes, Crème Fraîche, and Parmesan

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The Barbuto Cookbook: California-Italian Cooking from the Beloved West Village Restaurant

The Barbuto Cookbook

By Jonathan Waxman

Published 2020

  • About

This is an homage to the famous Pepe’s in East Haven, Connecticut. The person who introduced me to Pepe’s was my dear buddy Jeff Salaway, a fellow gastronome and intrepid eater. Jeff and I had many things in common. But our number-one passion was Italian food. We tried to eat at Pepe’s one night and they were full, so we ate in the annex. The huge pie was lightly burned, with extremely fresh chopped clams, garlic, and Parmesan. It wa