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Little Star (Incognito)

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One of the great joys for food lovers is discovering new food.  7x7 Magazine's long running The Big Eat San Francisco list of '100 Things to Try Before You Die' has been a great resource in figuring out, annually, some of the latest and greatest things that should be on your try list.  Combined with Foodspotting's excellent Guide, it's a well-watched and handy list for food lovers.

One perennial item that had intrigued me from 7x7 Magazine's first publication was the 'Brass Monkey' at Little Star Pizza.  It debuted at #60 on the list and this past year rocketed up to #33 in a healthier form as the 'Little Star,' essentially a 'Brass Monkey' minus the sausage.

So what exactly is a 'Brass Monkey'?  Besides the cool name, it's a deep dish pizza that features spinach blended with ricotta & feta, mushrooms, onion, and garlic.  If you're already drooling, the addition of sausage for meat lovers is the final touch on the fan…