Category New York

Nick’s Pizza—A Crispy Margherita on Manhattan’s Upper East Side

Heading back home to Music City through LaGuardia, I came upon the idea of looking for a pizza place on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Totally unfamiliar with this area, all I had were impressions of it being a wealthy part of town. Doing my advance work, I was on to something about it being close […]

Lucia Pizza—The King of Pizza in Queens?

To be a truly adventurous Pizza Snob, you need to take advantage of every opportunity to discover new pizza. Landing at New York La Guardia Airport for my current trip back home to Jersey, I looked to see what might be close by and chose the highly Yelp-rated Lucia Pizza just 3.2 miles away. Lucia […]

Kesté Pizza & Vino in the Village– The Finest Neapolitan Pizza in America?

Growing up on the Jersey side in the mid-70s, my fascination with New York City was focused 100% on Greenwich Village. And since my world back then revolved 100% around music, the heart of the Village for me was Bleecker Street—home of night clubs like The Bitter End and Kenny’s Castaways and several old and […]

Louie & Ernie’s – Pizza Perfection in the Bronx

In 2002, noted pizza authority, Ed Levine, wrote a piece in the New York Times about the six best slices of pizza in the five boroughs of New York City. Yours truly took this tome as the launch of a personal quest to visit them all. Having already tasted Di Fara Pizza, Joe & Pat’s, […]

More Midtown Manhattan Pizza Adventures—Previti Pizza

Continuing on my mission to “try and save the world from bad pizza,” I followed up my trip to Little Italy Pizza with a visit to another Midtown joint I located through my IPhone. After making the dumb mistake of heading west when I needed to go east, I eventually found Previti Pizza, another joint […]

Midtown Manhattan Pizza Adventures—The “Not So” World Famous Little Italy Pizza

After a morning business meeting in midtown Manhattan, I became unexpectedly free for lunch. Being the lovely early summer day that it was, I thought I would wander about and continue my mission of “trying to save the world from bad pizza.” The source of my pessimistic sentiment was the fact that this part of […]

The Pizza Snob Visits the West Village Two Boots Pizzeria: Flavorfully Fabulous

Sometimes I forget just how much I love Two Boots Pizzeria. It’s been almost three years now since they opened one up in my home turf of Nashville. I have paid it many visits, and some of their special pies even made it to my recent “I’m now really old” birthday party. After a recent […]