Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

New pizza joint scheduled to open in Cedar Crest.(Dining)

Byline: Dining Tips & Tabs By Charlotte Balcomb Lane OF THE JOURNAL

Set to open in mid-February in Cedar Crest is Strada, a friendly little pizza restaurant on North Highway 14 next to Ribs Hickory Pit BBQ.

In fact, Strada is owned by the family of Ron and Pam Decktor and sons, who also own and operate three Ribs restaurants in the East Mountains, Albuquerque and Los Lunas. Aubrey Cesarz will be the pizza chef and manager.

Pam Decktor said that for the near future, Strada, which means "high road" in Italian, will just serve New York-style pizza for takeout. There also will be sliced meats and cheeses in a deli case and Italian beers and wines for customers to enjoy while they wait for their pies to bake. …

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