Opening Report: Kesté Pizza in the West Village

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Kest Pizza & Vino could open as early as this next weekend, Rob Patronite and Robin Raisfeld report in a magazine preview. Though you have to wait a week, theres still plenty to get excited about: a gorgeous oven; an owner so obsessed with authentic ingredients and traditional technique he presides over the American chapter of the Associazone Pizzaiuoli Napoletana, which certifies pizza-makers; and the possibility of pizza apprenticeships. Plus: a slideshow!

Opening: Kest Pizza & Vino [NYM]