This post has been updated.


&pizza, left, has a vertical advantage on Custom Fuel. (Alex Baldinger/The Washington Post)

Who will become D.C.'s Chipotle of pizza? A new competitor has just entered the ring. Custom Fuel is now open at 1747 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. It's an offshoot of the North Carolina-based, gas station-themed pizza chain Fuel, which opened its first D.C. location in 2012.

Custom Fuel offers 55 toppings and three different crusts, which are baked in a matter of minutes. It's the same concept as the local &pizza, which has locations on H and U streets offering similarly myriad toppings. We sampled both to see how they stack up:

A previous version of this post said a third &pizza location was planned for Logan Circle. The chain's third location will open in Brookland