Category Pennsylvania

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 […]