Author Archives: mbodayle

Midtown Pizza Kitchen – Fancy Pie in Alabama

Life is so good in that the Pizza Snob gets to spend a lot of time in the part of the country where the best pizza is made: New York and New Jersey. Let me just say, if you don’t agree with that statement, I beg to differ in a big way. But, that doesn’t […]

UPDATE: Five Points Pizza West Comes to Nashville’s Charlotte Ave.

Original Review: 08/25/12 Updated Review: 09/20/13 Addition of “Slice Shop”: 12/18/14 PIZZA SNOB RATING ***** Sets the Standard Again, I am slow in spreading the news about Nashville’s biggest pizza happening of 2018. East Nashville’s Five Points Pizza has launched a second location in West Nashville on the ever-changing Charlotte Avenue. In a move sure […]

Rosario’s in Astoria, Queens—Italian Grocery Store Serves Some Delicious Pizza

Growing up in the 60s in Northern New Jersey, the corner grocery store was an essential element of everyday life. When you needed some household item in a pinch, you didn’t head for a prefab building erected by some big business chain that also sells you Slurpees, bad pizza and gas. Instead, there was the […]

Denino’s Pizzeria & Tavern — Great Staten Island Pie Comes to Greenwich Village

It was a late Sunday afternoon when my brother and I were riding the train downtown back from seeing my Yankees whoop the Blue Jays. There was no question about us going for pizza, but it remained unanswered as to where. Trying to find something new that wouldn’t be too far from a train station, […]

“The Best Slice There Is” Brightens Times Square – Joe’s Pizza in New York City

Thriving off the thrill of trying new pizza, the Pizza Snob doesn’t often make return visits to pizza joints other than for convenience. The one notable exception has always been to enlighten others about the slice that I and many others consider to be hands down the best there is—New York City’s Joe’s Pizza. Over […]

Francesco’s Pizzeria—Fine Food Fair in Edison, NJ

Why do I call New Jersey the Pizza State? Well, one reason is that each town usually has so many pizza joints that the people who live in those places don’t even know all those that exist. Case in point was when I suggested to my Edison-residing brother that we check out the highly Yelp-rated […]

New Park Pizza—A Dreamy Slice in Queens

I sometimes just don’t care to read what others have to say about pizza. Perhaps in some foolish way I want my opinion to be the only one I care about. Nonetheless, I couldn’t resist following Bon Appétit magazine web editor Alex Delany through his erudite and entertaining You Tube video “23 New York Pizza […]