Category New Jersey

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 […]

Tony’s Italian Restaurant & Pizza—Fine Fare in Edison, NJ

Like most urban areas in the Pizza State, the Middlesex County township of Edison has more places to get a slice of pizza than business logic should allow. However, they all seem to survive, and since the Pizza Snob’s brother now calls Edison home, here’s a warning that it’s only a matter of time since […]

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 […]