Those of you who have travelled to London from the Colonies probably know this drill. You fly through the night across several time zones, and when you arrive, your body is still at midnight while nature and the airline try to trick you into thinking it’s morning. You fall for this game, but next must […]

Finishing up some serious stuff in my favorite city of New York, I took a lunch time stroll from Times Square south to catch a train back to Jersey. Pizza on the way was of course an objective although the tourist-laden Midtown area of Manhattan tends to be challenged for a good slice. Recalling a […]

In the guise of his alter ego, music-blogger Music City Mike, the Pizza Snob has spent many an evening enjoying live music at Lower Manhattan’s City Winery. I must have passed a darkened Phil’s Pizza on Varick Street (right where it turns into 7th Avenue) a dozen or so times, wondering if I will ever […]

One day, while sitting in a mini-Starbucks at a Barnes & Noble in Edison, NJ, I glanced out the window and spotted Anthony’s Coal-Fired Pizza. Thinking it sounded a bit unusual to see a coal oven in a location other than Manhattan or Brooklyn, my friend Google told me that ACFP was a chain and […]

When you’re a pizza snob, you can only walk by a pizza joint so many times before you just have to go in. Even if the place looks unpromising, it’s like their sign is screaming “Come on in and give us a try.” Recently, such was the case with Pittsburgh’s Pizza Parma whose Shadyside strip […]

My next Pittsburgh pizza stop was on an early Saturday morning on Murray Avenue in Squirrel Hill. Perhaps my favorite ‘hood in the ‘Burgh, I previously had a fantastic slice at Mineo’s Pizza House and a good one at Aiello’s Pizza. I thought it was quite odd that there was yet a third pizza joint, […]

With our son, The Philosopher graduating as a “master” Duke, my trip with Mrs. Pie to Pittsburgh for his cap and gown ceremony could very well be our last visit to this great city. That’s such a shame since we really fell in love with Pittsburgh. While it’s a big city, it has a small-town […]