With the opening of Empire Pizza, located at the end of the Port Orchard Airport along Sidney Road, it's only a short drive from South Kitsap to New York.Owned by Mike Docker, Empire Pizza is a family business with less than a dozen employees. The family atmosphere is immediately recognized with a quick look at the decor; and the plants, wooden tables, and plaid-covered booths give the place a homey, comfortable feel. It's a great place to have a relaxed meal, said Elijah Docker, an employee at the restaurant.One of the best things about us is our cheerful environment. Our waitresses won't just take your order, they'll sit down and actually chat with you, see what you like about us, what you don't like, and any ideas for improvement you might have.The cuisine may be a little new for some; it is generally East Coast-themed. Mike Docker was raised there, and the menu is designed in the style that a majority of people on the East Coast enjoy. For example, thinner crust pizzas, more fresh ingredients, and slower cooking processes help define the New York-y taste. In fact, many of their recipes for pizza dough, spaghetti, and pasta are inspired by that of Long Island, New York. It's as close to New York as you can get without being there, says Joe Docker, another employee at the restaurant. Is the East Coast style so much different than what we have here in the West Coast? Most definitely, said Elijah Docker. It doesn't even compare.The prices are as reasonable as your everyday restaurant fare, but Empire Pizza has some interesting departures. For instance, the Mystic, which is a unique pizza with ingredients including white alfredo sauce, spinach dip and grilled chicken. I haven't tasted a pizza like it, Elijah Docker said. It's really an acquired taste. If you like Mediterranean style, you'll like this. The Mystic was created by Mike Docker and who wanted to make a pizza that was out of the ordinary. It's named for the town in which Mike Docker grew up in Connecticut. Another feature that is offered at Empire Pizza are grinders, which is a term used for an East Coast sub sandwich. In addition, Empire Pizza has specials throughout the week, such as Mondays, when you can get a one topping pizza for $7.99; Wednesdays, when grinders are $4.50 and a sixteen inch Mystic costs $10.80; and Sundays and Tuesdays, which are all you can eat spaghetti days.There is an outside dining deck for smokers (complete with umbrellas for inclement weather), and beer and wine are available. Take out orders are accepted and welcomed, and discount group rates may also be given with inquiry.Business isn't as booming as it possibly could be, but according to Elijah Docker, We're surviving. Just how good our product is, word gets around. We're always trying to make it better. You can never do enough. Jazza Williams is a news intern. " "/> With the opening of Empire Pizza, located at the end of the Port Orchard Airport along Sidney Road, it's only a short drive from South Kitsap to New York.Owned by Mike Docker, Empire Pizza is a family business with less than a dozen employees. The family atmosphere is immediately recognized with a quick look at the decor; and the plants, wooden tables, and plaid-covered booths give the place a homey, comfortable feel. It's a great place to have a relaxed meal, said Elijah Docker, an employee at the restaurant.One of the best things about us is our cheerful environment. Our waitresses won't just take your order, they'll sit down and actually chat with you, see what you like about us, what you don't like, and any ideas for improvement you might have.The cuisine may be a little new for some; it is generally East Coast-themed. Mike Docker was raised there, and the menu is designed in the style that a majority of people on the East Coast enjoy. For example, thinner crust pizzas, more fresh ingredients, and slower cooking processes help define the New York-y taste. In fact, many of their recipes for pizza dough, spaghetti, and pasta are inspired by that of Long Island, New York. It's as close to New York as you can get without being there, says Joe Docker, another employee at the restaurant. Is the East Coast style so much different than what we have here in the West Coast? Most definitely, said Elijah Docker. It doesn't even compare.The prices are as reasonable as your everyday restaurant fare, but Empire Pizza has some interesting departures. For instance, the Mystic, which is a unique pizza with ingredients including white alfredo sauce, spinach dip and grilled chicken. I haven't tasted a pizza like it, Elijah Docker said. It's really an acquired taste. If you like Mediterranean style, you'll like this. The Mystic was created by Mike Docker and who wanted to make a pizza that was out of the ordinary. It's named for the town in which Mike Docker grew up in Connecticut. Another feature that is offered at Empire Pizza are grinders, which is a term used for an East Coast sub sandwich. In addition, Empire Pizza has specials throughout the week, such as Mondays, when you can get a one topping pizza for $7.99; Wednesdays, when grinders are $4.50 and a sixteen inch Mystic costs $10.80; and Sundays and Tuesdays, which are all you can eat spaghetti days.There is an outside dining deck for smokers (complete with umbrellas for inclement weather), and beer and wine are available. Take out orders are accepted and welcomed, and discount group rates may also be given with inquiry.Business isn't as booming as it possibly could be, but according to Elijah Docker, We're surviving. Just how good our product is, word gets around. We're always trying to make it better. You can never do enough. Jazza Williams is a news intern. "">With the opening of Empire Pizza, located at the end of the Port Orchard Airport along Sidney Road, it's only a short drive from South Kitsap to New York.Owned by Mike Docker, Empire Pizza is a family business with less than a dozen employees. The family atmosphere is immediately recognized with a quick look at the decor; and the plants, wooden tables, and plaid-covered booths give the place a homey, comfortable feel. It's a great place to have a relaxed meal, said Elijah Docker, an employee at the restaurant.One of the best things about us is our cheerful environment. Our waitresses won't just take your order, they'll sit down and actually chat with you, see what you like about us, what you don't like, and any ideas for improvement you might have.The cuisine may be a little new for some; it is generally East Coast-themed. Mike Docker was raised there, and the menu is designed in the style that a majority of people on the East Coast enjoy. For example, thinner crust pizzas, more fresh ingredients, and slower cooking processes help define the New York-y taste. In fact, many of their recipes for pizza dough, spaghetti, and pasta are inspired by that of Long Island, New York. It's as close to New York as you can get without being there, says Joe Docker, another employee at the restaurant. Is the East Coast style so much different than what we have here in the West Coast? Most definitely, said Elijah Docker. It doesn't even compare.The prices are as reasonable as your everyday restaurant fare, but Empire Pizza has some interesting departures. For instance, the Mystic, which is a unique pizza with ingredients including white alfredo sauce, spinach dip and grilled chicken. I haven't tasted a pizza like it, Elijah Docker said. It's really an acquired taste. If you like Mediterranean style, you'll like this. The Mystic was created by Mike Docker and who wanted to make a pizza that was out of the ordinary. It's named for the town in which Mike Docker grew up in Connecticut. Another feature that is offered at Empire Pizza are grinders, which is a term used for an East Coast sub sandwich. In addition, Empire Pizza has specials throughout the week, such as Mondays, when you can get a one topping pizza for $7.99; Wednesdays, when grinders are $4.50 and a sixteen inch Mystic costs $10.80; and Sundays and Tuesdays, which are all you can eat spaghetti days.There is an outside dining deck for smokers (complete with umbrellas for inclement weather), and beer and wine are available. Take out orders are accepted and welcomed, and discount group rates may also be given with inquiry.Business isn't as booming as it possibly could be, but according to Elijah Docker, We're surviving. Just how good our product is, word gets around. We're always trying to make it better. You can never do enough. Jazza Williams is a news intern. 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Pizzeria reduces commute time to the east coast

">With the opening of Empire Pizza, located at the end of the Port Orchard Airport along Sidney Road, it's only a short drive from South Kitsap to New York.Owned by Mike Docker, Empire Pizza is a family business with less than a dozen employees. The family atmosphere is immediately recognized with a quick look at the decor; and the plants, wooden tables, and plaid-covered booths give the place a homey, comfortable feel. It's a great place to have a relaxed meal, said Elijah Docker, an employee at the restaurant.One of the best things about us is our cheerful environment. Our waitresses won't just take your order, they'll sit down and actually chat with you, see what you like about us, what you don't like, and any ideas for improvement you might have.The cuisine may be a little new for some; it is generally East Coast-themed. Mike Docker was raised there, and the menu is designed in the style that a majority of people on the East Coast enjoy. For example, thinner crust pizzas, more fresh ingredients, and slower cooking processes help define the New York-y taste. In fact, many of their recipes for pizza dough, spaghetti, and pasta are inspired by that of Long Island, New York. It's as close to New York as you can get without being there, says Joe Docker, another employee at the restaurant. Is the East Coast style so much different than what we have here in the West Coast? Most definitely, said Elijah Docker. It doesn't even compare.The prices are as reasonable as your everyday restaurant fare, but Empire Pizza has some interesting departures. For instance, the Mystic, which is a unique pizza with ingredients including white alfredo sauce, spinach dip and grilled chicken. I haven't tasted a pizza like it, Elijah Docker said. It's really an acquired taste. If you like Mediterranean style, you'll like this. The Mystic was created by Mike Docker and who wanted to make a pizza that was out of the ordinary. It's named for the town in which Mike Docker grew up in Connecticut. Another feature that is offered at Empire Pizza are grinders, which is a term used for an East Coast sub sandwich. In addition, Empire Pizza has specials throughout the week, such as Mondays, when you can get a one topping pizza for $7.99; Wednesdays, when grinders are $4.50 and a sixteen inch Mystic costs $10.80; and Sundays and Tuesdays, which are all you can eat spaghetti days.There is an outside dining deck for smokers (complete with umbrellas for inclement weather), and beer and wine are available. Take out orders are accepted and welcomed, and discount group rates may also be given with inquiry.Business isn't as booming as it possibly could be, but according to Elijah Docker, We're surviving. Just how good our product is, word gets around. We're always trying to make it better. You can never do enough. Jazza Williams is a news intern. "

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