RE: WhereToEat: Cincinnati and N.Ky (open chat)
We tried Pieology for dinner last night, in Clifton on McMillan right by Lime (within about 100 feet of both Pomodori and Adriatico's). There is one pizza size (11" thin crust) and two price points, $6.00 for a cheese pizza, or $7.35 for as much as you want of everything else (a gluten-free crust is also available as an upcharge). There are three base sauce options (red, olive oil, herb butter), four cheese options, and about 25 meat and vegetable options (including some "after the bake" like roasted red peppers and pesto, which weren't obvious, as I would have added pesto if I had known). They also offer salads, which wasn't entirely obvious, either. Finally, there is no alcohol on the menu, which probably has Pomodori and Adriatico's breathing a bit easier.
The pie is built right in front of you in a Chipotle-like assembly line (they borrow heavily from Chipotle...the restaurant layout, the furnishings, even the logo and fonts) and is then thrown in a wood-fired oven for a few minutes. Our three pizzas were ready less than five minutes after we paid at the register. I went with red sauce, mozzarella, ricotta, garlic, basil, and pepperoni on mine, and was pretty pleased for the price. The ricotta didn't melt particularly well, but still tasted fine, as did the sauce and other toppings. (I would have added sausage if it didn't look like frozen pellets.) The crust is unfortunately the weak spot, although I wonder if its flavor might have been improved a bit if I had them brush it with the herb butter before adding the red sauce. Their slicing technique also needs work, as we had to grab knives and forks to separate a few slices on each of the three pies.
As far as wood-fired pizzas go, it's no A Tavola, but for the price and promptness, I think it's worth it.