Bill Freeman and Patxi Azpiroz.
While ~PATXI’S PIZZA NOE VALLEY~ (say pah’-cheese) is scheduled to have its grand opening on December 1st, Noe Valley blog reports it’s softly open now. The menu selection includes two styles of pizza dough, four styles of mozzarella, and over 30 different meat and vegetable toppings (there are options like a whole-wheat crust, vegan cheese, and vegetarian/vegan pizzas for diet-restricted customers). You can also order salads, appetizers, and draft beer and wines. There is seating for 90, with a pick-up window for take-out orders. This is the fourth Patxi’s location in the Bay Area.
Patxi’s is also launching a 52 Weeks of Giving Campaign at the grand opening on December 1st, with a goal to raise $130,000 during the year (non-profit organizations can enroll here). The party is from 5pm-7pm and will include complimentary tastes of Patxi’s pizzas, a raffle, and Tory Belleci of MythBusters will be there (he’s an investor). Open 11am-11pm daily. 4042 24th St. at Noe, 415-285-2000.