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The Experience We-Ha Podcast: Luna Pizza – A Long-Time West Hartford Favorite, Now With a New Look

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For more than 21 years, Luna Pizza has been serving traditional New York-style pizza to the West Hartford community from their Farmington Avenue location. Ryan and Jeff had a chance to have lunch at the new bar and chat with owner Alex MacDonald about his journey as a business owner and pizza chef over the past two decades, the key to a good pie, and about the recent transformation of Luna, including a new bar and menu.

Check out their Happy Hour at the new bar Monday through Friday from 3-6 p.m.

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See their menu or order online on their WEBSITE

Episode Chapters:

0:00 – Intro/About Alex and the beginning of Luna Pizza

3:50 – How Alex got started making pizza

5:00 – Different types of pizza and how Luna compares

7:00 – The keys to a good “pie”

8:45 – It’s all in the crust

11:45 – Toppings for all tastes

14:38 – Dealing with rising costs and managing a team

18:30 – The hardest part of running a restaurant

22:43 – Luna gets a facelift

25:30 – The new bar, menu and HAPPY HOUR!

30:45 – A We-Ha pizza fest? Hmmmm…

32:45 – Alex’s favorite We-Ha dish

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