Is there anything better than a chilled glass of vino in one hand and a gooey, crunchy slice of pizza perfection in the other? And Sydney is home to some of the best joints in the country

Probably not. Considered a national culinary treasure in Italy, pizza has a long and happy history filling stomachs and plates all over the world. In fact, it's so beloved there's an organisation dedicated to "protecting" the original Napoletana recipe (true story). The original crowd pleaser, you know it has magical powers of persuasion when even the carb-cautious drop the health metric when it comes to pizza. Good thing too, because Sydney is blessed with a ton of delicious places to get your wood-fired crust fix. In the gallery above, you'll find 10 of our favourites (in no particular order).

All about that base: the 10 best pizza places in Sydney