Category New York

Angelo’s Pizza—Coal-Fired Pizza Magic in Midtown Manhattan

Let’s get right to the point on this one. If there was ever a potential tourist trap pizza joint it would be Midtown Manhattan’s Angelo’s Pizza. This place sees a lot of traffic. Just a few blocks north of iconic Times Square, it sits in the same building as the famed Ed Sullivan Theater. Named […]

NYC’s Highline Pizzeria—A Grease Bomb of a Slice!

I thought my pizza plans were over for the day until I stumbled upon a place I once previously noticed and left unexplored. Accompanying my architecturally-intrigued son, The Kid, we went to see an apartment building designed by the late Iraqi-born British architect Zaha Hadid (520 West 28th). In the midst of viewing this amazing […]

NYC’s Slice & Co. Pizza—Where’s the Bricks?

While a rainy day in Manhattan can be a challenge, with the aid of umbrellas and Ubers, my family trio still made the most of this wet Saturday. There is one thing about the New York area that is unlike other parts of the world. Most times when it rains, it rains all day. Such […]

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, […]