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It was a rocky opening. For a few weeks in fall and winter, I’d see a sign off Route 22 that read, “Hearth Wood Fired Pizza,” and I knew it was one doomed piece of architectural embellishment. Marco Canora and Paul Grieco (of Manhattan’s famous Hearth) would soon have a bone to pick, and, lo, up went the new sign that now reads “Burrata Wood Fired Pizza.”
But isn’t burrata and pizza weird, too? Burrata–a type of cheese made by enveloping fresh mozzarella curds in a pocket of stretched fior di latte—is rarely served cooked because there’s very little point. Burrata’s appeal lies in its Freshen-up gum quality, the firm skin’s resistance yielding to the milky ooze of curds. Once burrata is cooked, really, all you...