Category Pennsylvania

Pizza Parma – One Last Pie in Pittsburgh

When you’re a pizza snob, you can only walk by a pizza joint so many times before you just have to go in. Even if the place looks unpromising, it’s like their sign is screaming “Come on in and give us a try.” Recently, such was the case with Pittsburgh’s Pizza Parma whose Shadyside strip […]

Napoli Pizzeria—More Pittsburgh Pizza on Murray Ave.

My next Pittsburgh pizza stop was on an early Saturday morning on Murray Avenue in Squirrel Hill. Perhaps my favorite ‘hood in the ‘Burgh, I previously had a fantastic slice at Mineo’s Pizza House and a good one at Aiello’s Pizza. I thought it was quite odd that there was yet a third pizza joint, […]

The Original Milano’s Pizzaria in Pittsburgh— A Great Slice for the Working Crowd

With our son, The Philosopher graduating as a “master” Duke, my trip with Mrs. Pie to Pittsburgh for his cap and gown ceremony could very well be our last visit to this great city. That’s such a shame since we really fell in love with Pittsburgh. While it’s a big city, it has a small-town […]

Benny Fierro’s—Big Slice Redux in Pittsburgh

When I visited Pittsburgh last year, I walked by an interesting-looking pizza joint on Carson Street called Benny Fierro’s. While I’m not completely sure what attracted me to this place, it may have just been the intrigue stemming from the fact that it was closed on Thanksgiving Friday. But, what made this whole incident very […]

Aiello’s Pizza—More Pie in Pittsburgh

In my continuing discovery of the endearing city of Pittsburg, I have really taken a liking to a stretch of Murray Avenue in the Squirrel Hill area that is full of shops and great places to eat. On a recent trip, I paid a visit to Aiello’s Pizza. A well-liked local pizza joint (vintage 1978), […]

Mineo’s Pizza House – Pizza to Make Pittsburgh Proud

When my oldest son, The Philosopher, moved to Pittsburgh to advance his studies, I wasted no time researching the area for new pizza to discover. Hands down, the place most recommended was Mineo’s Pizza House. After checking it out on-line, it certainly had the look, feel and history of a pizza joint that the Snob […]

Fiori’s Pizzaria in Pittsburgh—Original Pizza with an Old School Charm

Look out Pittsburgh! In the days to come, the home of the Pirates, Steelers and Penguins will have to face the wrath of The Pizza Snob. Chalk this up to my son, The Philosopher, and his lovely wife who recently moved there to continue their studies and help save this crazy world of ours. I […]