Category New York

NYC’s Proto’s Pizzeria – Superb Slice in the Bowery

I have never lost faith in the fact that no matter where I may be in Manhattan, I am never more than just a short walk away from a great slice of pizza. And although it is getting harder at times to always find one that is new to the Pizza Snob, such was fortunately […]

Rizzo’s Fine Pizza–A Round and a Square on New York’s Lower East Side

Can you believe that I am about to write my 70th piece on a pizza place in Manhattan? While I’m sure there are 100’s more to cover, I reckon that by now I’ve gotten to most of the good ones, especially south of 8th Street where I spend most of my time. But, nonetheless, my […]

Numero 28—Neapolitan Pizza in Manhattan’s Greenwich Village

“Standing on the corner of Bleecker and Carmine” Now a New Yorker by way of Texas and Nashville, singer-songwriter Steve Earle kicked off a song on a recent record with the above line memorializing one of The Pizza Snob’s favorite spots in the Universe. In near proximity to this corner just off Sixth Avenue in […]

Manhattan’s Pizza Mercato—A Slice Worth Passing On

On a pleasant evening, there are few things I enjoy more than walking the streets of New York City. One not-so-recent Sunday, I meandered about Greenwich Village relying on memory, sight and Yelp to try and find some pizza that I have yet to sample. Having already scored a decent slice at W4 Pizza, I […]

W4 Pizza in Manhattan—A Quick and Tasty Slice

Sometime last year, I had a biz meeting in Midtown Manhattan and opted for the joy of an early morning walk uptown from the Path train to the World Trade Center. While the exercise of a brisk hike is no doubt good for my health, the people-watching and sightseeing are without a doubt the best […]

Rose’s Pizza & Pasta—A Great Underground Slice at NYC’s Penn Station

A few years back, I heard somewhere that you had to go underground for the best slice in Midtown Manhattan. That intel was quite valuable since I found some great pizza at Don Pepi’s down in Penn Station. Back then, while searching for this place in the rather hectic train station, I was quite surprised […]

5 Boroughs Pizza – A Slice to Avoid

Location is as important for a pizza joint as much as it is for any retail business. Given the right spot with a big attractive sign, you should be able to attract customers. On several late-night trips from LaGuardia Airport to Jersey, I took the Williamsburg Bridge into Manhattan. Crossing through downtown on Canal Street, […]