Category New Jersey

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 […]

Attilio’s Pizza & Restaurant—A Spectacular Slice Surprise in Edison, NJ

Sometimes the Pizza Snob just can’t get away from eating pizza. Let family or friends make the plans for dining out, and they often feel obligated to put pizza on the agenda. Case in point was a Sunday afternoon family lunch outing in my brother’s hometown of Edison in the Pizza State. The destination he […]

Broadway Pizza—A Poetic Pizza Disappointment in Patterson NJ

A pizza slice has three sides and three ingredients Cheese, sauce and dough Some say that it is the perfect food I think that it is delicious The above attempt at a poem is a tribute to the brilliantly minimal Jim Jarmusch film, Patterson. Set in the overtly urban New Jersey city, it is a […]

The Vic in Bayonne NJ—The Big Apple Pizza Finds a New Home

Since I spend a lot of my pizza time in my hometown of Bayonne, NJ, I closed out 2017 with a recap of the Peninsula City’s year in pizza. As fast as you can say Mozzarella, I was bombarded by the Bayonneites on Facebook with the fact that I left out the reemergence of The […]

Filippo’s Famous Pizza—Long, Lean and Delicious Slice in New Brunswick, NJ

Pick any city in the Pizza State, and you will find that it has at least one spectacular pizza joint. It’s a place that’s been there forever, for the most part is always open, of course serves slices, and most likely delivers. It also isn’t the kind of place you’d take your wedding party for […]

Pizza at the Reservoir Restaurant—A Family Tradition in South Orange, NJ

Spending a weekend home with my Dad in the Pizza State, as usual, I found myself trying to find a new pizza place to visit. While poking around in Cyberspace, it dawned on me that it had been over 40 years since I had been back to visit my old school, Seton Hall University in […]

Bayonne NJ Pizza in 2017– The Year in Review

Is this for real? Despite being one of America’s greatest pizza cities, believe it or not, there is still a Domino’s in my home town of Bayonne, NJ. With all the great slices available around town, who would eat here is a mystery to me. Here’s a brief recap of the year’s pizza news in […]