Category New Jersey

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 […]

Vauxhall, New Jersey’s Joe’s Pizza & Pasta – Mushy & Greasy, But Sure Good & Tasty

Always looking for a “new” Jersey adventure with the Texan Mrs. Pie, I thought it was about time to show her all the things we can’t afford at the swank Short Hills Mall. To give you an idea about the extravagance of this place, the new car on display inside was a 2017 Rolls-Royce Ghost […]

Bayonne NJ’s Café Bello—A Pleasant Pizza Surprise!

Growing up in Bayonne, my family ate so much Italian food at home and in local restaurants, that you would have thought we were from Roman rather than Russian ancestry. Mom made the best lasagna in Bayonne, and along with veal parm and plenty of pasta, our kitchen always smelled pretty good. Over the last […]

Kinchley’s Tavern – New Jersey’s #1 Thin-Crust Pie? Maybe.

In the past, to acknowledge the appreciation of your reader/viewer support, they used to say, “keep those cards and letters coming.” In today’s terms, this translates to e-mails and comments on Facebook or WordPress. Nonetheless, reader support is a huge inspiration, and in the pizza business, a valued source of new leads. In my tenure […]

Sun Tavern—A Great Place for Pizza in Roselle Park, NJ

Here’s an adventure that came courtesy of my younger brother. This past Fourth of July weekend, he suggested we visit one of his old Jersey haunts for a Sunday afternoon lunch with our Dad. The place was the Sun Tavern on busy Westfield Avenue in Roselle Park just west of Elizabeth. With three large spaces […]