What are your Favorite Gourmet Pizza Toppings? Here’s my list…

What do gourmet pizza toppings/ingredients have to do with Mike’s Road Trip?  Well, I eat out a lot and am quite the pizza connoisseur, so I thought I’d come up with a list of my favorite pizza ingredients to inspire all the pizzeria’s out there.  Mike’s Road Trip is all about trying new things. Tell me which is your favorite? Here are mine, in no particular order…

  1. Fresh…and even dried figs
  2. Roasted garlic (raw sucks, it stays with you forever)
  3. Thinly sliced Yukon Gold potatoes
  4. Roasted Yams or Sweet Potatoes.
  5. Grilled asparagus (Note: Makes your pee smell)
  6. Pine nuts
  7. Roasted Corn (BTW, roasted makes everything better)
  8. Roasted Chicken
  9. Thinly sliced melon
  10. Artichoke hearts
  11. Grilled Shrimp
  12. Fresh Mozzarella (aka Buffalo cheese)
  13. Pear (thinly sliced of course)
  14. Feta Cheese
  15. Roasted butternut squash
  16. Roasted bell peppers
  17. A classic…fresh Basil
  18. Goat Cheese
  19. Sun-dried tomatoes
  20. Pesto

If you’re looking for one of the best gourmet pizzeria’s in the country…check out my 2010 list.

Mike Shubic

Mike Shubic is a seasoned road trip travel video blogger, traversing the byways of the world looking for those hidden gems of the road. From unique destinations, unexpected discoveries, creative cuisine, intriguing inns to exciting attractions…the road is his page. The experiences are his ink. And every 300 miles, a new chapter begins. Whether you live vicariously or by example, Mike will do the exploring so you can have an adventure.


  1. Funny the top few. Sweet Potato, corn, and potato are not even considered “gourmet” here in S. Korea, and have become favorites of mine.

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