The 39-year-old moved his pizzeria from the East Village of New York City to San Francisco in 2010, opening in mid September. An avid cyclist who owns nine custom bikes made in the Bay Area since 2003, Mangieri decided his passion for riding and the outdoors was greater than his quest for riches in the Big Apple, so he closed his doors, took a year off, got married, packed it all up, and headed west.
If this guy likes good beer, i might have a man-crush. Or, at least one more dude to hang out with on the west coast.
Great writing, as always by Gary Boulanger, an old friend who always inspires me to focus on art, craftsmanship and integrity.