Food Truck Frenzy

Focoso Serves Wood-Fired Neapolitan Pizza from a Food Truck

Robert and Jessie Gall have named their oven Blue. Not everyone names their kitchen equipment, but Blue isn't your ordinary oven. Should you get the chance to see Blue, which isn't out of the realm of possibility because Focoso customers are often invited on board the food truck, you'll instantly understand why the husband and wife team behind Focoso are so enamored with the oven.

The Valoriani oven, which is bright blue, was made in Italy from terracotta bricks that were salt cured in the Mediterranean. The $10,000 piece of equipment takes up about one third of the space inside the truck. From this beautiful wood-burning oven to the pizzas that come out of it, the Galls are committed to crafting Neapolitan pizza the right way.

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Heather Hoch is a music, food, and arts writer based in Tucson. She enjoys soup, scotch, Electric Light Orchestra, and walking her dog, Frodo.
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