Last night as I was finishing making butternut squash soup for dinner I popped onto Facebook for a second to catch up on my newsfeed. I had a notification that one of my friends had posted something on my Wall. So I clicked on it to find that she was wondering if I was the person who had won Terra Mia’s free pizza of the day drawing. So, another click over to Terra Mia’s Facebook page and I discovered – I was! So we put the soup in the fridge and headed out to Orem for our free pizza.
If you live in Utah Valley and haven’t been to Terra Mia before I highly recommend it. They’re an authentic Italian pizza place, and their food is delicious. Don’t go in expecting Domino’s pizza, this is Italian pizza. The pizzas are personal sized and delicious, but it’s not the pizza that your kids are expecting. More fun for a date and trying something new. We got their Penne Alfredo with Chicken pasta, which was really yummy, although Italian-Italian and not Americanized-Italian. I can’t definitely speak for the authenticity as I’ve never been to Italy before, but I can say that it tasted foreign to my American palate, in a good way. It was delicious just not exactly what I expect in an alfredo sauce, it was richer and had some flavors that I didn’t expect )(sorry I’m not a great describer of food). We also got a Contadina pizza, which has mushroom, eggplant, peppers and artichokes. I have recently discovered that I *love* artichokes so this was a natural choice for me :) And of course, to top it all off we got some gelato. In my opinion the gelato is the reason to go to Terra Mia. The rest of the food is very very good, but I’m a sucker for ice cream in any form! We split the cup with half chocolate and half raspberry. Mmmmmmm, heaven! We discovered that Sam takes after his dad’s palate and he was more inclined towards the raspberry than the chocolate. I was ok with that because the chocolate was pretty incredible, definitely not an American chocolate, but a richer chocolate. The combination of those two flavors was pretty awesome (good pick Eric!). Anyways, we really enjoyed our impromptu night out and I was excited to win something! If you want to be eligible to win their daily free pizza giveaway all you have to do is “like” their Facebook page and then keep an eye out to see if you’ve won. Thanks Terra Mia for a fun night out as a family!