Nook of Naples: Antica Pizzeria Port'Alba invented pizza. No really -- they did. (And don't confuse this restaurant with Brandi's. Brandi's invented the 'Margherita Piazza', made for Queen Margherita upon her visit to Naples. But Antica Pizzeria Port'Alba started out as a street stall in 1720 and became a restaurant in the 1800's. Their signature dish: the Napoletana. Made from fresh mozzarella di buffala, fresh tomatoes, basil leaves, and olive oil, the crust is left deliberately thin:
Located in the center of town, at the very top of via Port'Alba, you can also buy slices of their pizza from their outside stall and eat it as a snack while you wander along the bookstalls and bookstores that clutter the street from Piazza Dante up to Piazza Bellini.