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Free Pizza at Pizza Fusion in SaMo!

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Today Pizza Fusion, a fresh, organic, and vegan-friendly pizza chain will celebrate the grand opening of its new location in Santa Monica. The chain boasts hybrid delivery cars, in-store recycling, LEED certification, wind energy offsets and organic kid's classes (Yum! They serve children? Bet that's not on the vegan menu).

What more could you want? Howzabout free beer? And food too, of course. The official grand opening of Pizza Fusion's new home at 2901 Ocean Park Blvd., Ste 123 is happening today from 5:00pm to 8:00pm. Besides "food sampling from Pizza Fusion’s organic menu of pizza, sandwiches, and salads, free organic beer from New Belgium Brewing and Stone Brewing, free local, organic wine, and live music", voluntary donations collected at the event will go to Autism Speaks.

Pizza Fusion started out in Fort Lauderdale in 2006, the brainchild of college buds Michael Gordon and Vaughan Lazar, and was soon franchised. Their credo is social responsibility, from ingredients to their desire to "redefine the fast casual restaurant industry."

The menu is varied, with a few sandwiches and salads thrown into the mix. The "Very Vegan" pizza features Crimini mushrooms, roasted garlic, tomato sauce and soy cheese. "The Bruschetta", "The Farmer's Market" and "The Greek" (pictured) look exciting. They also feature one of the few build-your-own pizzas that lets you pick your own sauce as well as crust, cheese and toppings. Pizza Fusion also serves desserts, beer and wine, in addition to gluten-free pizza, brownies and beer.

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The Santa Monica location is Pizza Fusion’s first Los Angeles area restaurant. Coming soon - Hollywood! It's not like we didn't warn you.

Photo via www.pizzafusion.com