Babbo Pizzeria

Bab to the Bone

Just a Mario Batali Spot in Fort Point

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Some sentences can ruin your whole day.

“Mario Batali’s making you pizza tonight” isn’t one of them.

Fold over Babbo Pizzeria, an enormous new Neapolitan-pie and pasta chamber from one very famous orange-bearded individual, now open in Fort Point. (Slideshow’s here. Menu’s here.)

These are the numbers...

Batali-helmed projects in Boston when this week started: 0

Batali-helmed projects in Boston today: 1

When we’re finally getting an Eataly: TBD

Square footage: 8,700

Number of carb-forward summer dates that will play out amid its tile floors and green banquettes:

Total number of marble bars: 3

Chance there’s a Negroni resting on every one of them: high to very high

How much more amaro the Sardinian Iced Tea contains than standard iced tea: 100%

Average pizza circumference: 12 inches

Total pizza options: 14

Number of those that involve pickled chilies and meatballs: 1

Temperature of the enormous oven in back: 700 to 1,000 degrees

Time it takes to bake a pizza: 60 to 90 seconds

Instagrams of octopus with shishito peppers you could edit in that time: 2 to 3

Approximate number of “oohs” and “aahs” the oxtail gnocchi will inspire in your companion: 9.3

Number of “oohs” and “aaahs” that would be considered too many: 9.4

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