Author Archives: mbodayle

UPDATE: Bayonne’s Grandpa’s Kitchen Is Gone

Original Review: 10/01/16 PIZZA SNOB RATING ***1/2 Working on a Good Thing     Whenever back in Bayonne, the Pizza Snob takes a drive along Broadway to check the status of the local pizza provider community. What did I notice on my last visit? Well, it looks like the third time for this location wasn’t a […]

Slice and More – Pizza in My London Neighborhood

Becoming a creature of habit leads me to things like staying in the same flat whenever I travel to London. For several years now, I’ve been staying just off Old Street in the area known as Shoreditch. It’s a convenient lively area that has come to feel like my London home away from home. One […]

Homeslice Neal’s Yard—Fantastic London Pizza and Location

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 […]

Little Italy on 33rd–Great Midtown Manhattan Pizza for Tourists

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 […]

Phil’s Pizza – Another Perfect Slice in Lower Manhattan

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 […]

Anthony’s Coal-Fired Pizza—America’s Best Pizza Chain?

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 […]

Pizza Parma – One Last Pie in Pittsburgh

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 […]