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Cart-Driver Heats Up RiNo With Wood-Fired Pizza

Chef-owner Kelly Whitaker -- of Boulder's Basta fame -- brings his wood-fired cooking skills to Denver with Cart-Driver, his tribute to Italian street food tucked into a tiny spot in the 2500 Larimer retail center built primarily from re-purposed shipping containers. Featuring raw oysters, pizza and other Italian-influenced and flame-kissed offerings in a fast-casual setting, Cart-Driver also offers prepared dinners that customers can heat up at home.

Our photographer Philip Poston visited Cart-Driver, capturing one of those wood-fired pizzas, plus some of the eatery's unique interior.

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