Much like an Italian piazza, an open square in the center of a town, Piazza 17 is a gathering spot where friends can meet for dinner or a glass of wine. The interior feels kind of like a rural Italian wine bar with tall wine racks lining redbrick walls and cheese plates served on rustic, wooden cutting boards. In the kitchen, chefs prepare two types of pizza. The first, a traditional round pizza, is meant for sharing, while the second, a large rectangular pizza, can be ordered by the slice or stuffed whole into a standard briefcase. Classic toppings on both include mozzarella, spicy soppressata, and mushrooms.