Is Custom Pizza Speedy Enough to Be the Next Fast Food?

Earlier this year, fast-casual A-lister Chipotle financed a new Denver restaurant called Pizzeria Locale. Its mandate is to apply the “Chipotle format” to pizza: Instead of tortillas, it’s pizza crust; rather than carnitas and guacamole, the line of toppings features broccolini and prosciutto. Each pie goes into a special oven that rotates, so the pizza cooks evenly and quickly, taking about two minutes, as the Wall Street Journal reported today.

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