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TOPPINGS – Valentine’s Day Pizza

Here’s a last minute idea for you from The Kid and his Girl. Watch these videos: It came. It went.

TOPPINGS – Coney Island’s Totonno’s Still Struggling to Reopen Post-Sandy

Thanks to my buddy Pelikan for showing me this NPR Weekend Edition story. Totonno’s opened in 1924 on Coney Island just a few blocks from the beach on Neptune Avenue and holds the distinction of the oldest pizzeria in the U.S. continuously operated by one family. I wish them the best and hope to […]

TOPPINGS – Louis C.K. and Ben’s Pizzeria

I know that I am late to the game on this one, but I finally watched on Netflix a few episodes of FX’s Louie featuring comedian Louis C.K.  During the show’s intro, Louie grabs a quick slice.  Pizza fans may recognize the locale as Ben’s Pizzeria (on the corner of MacDougal and Third in Greenwich […]

TOPPINGS – Spider-Man Works at Joe’s Pizza

On a recent visit to see his girl in New York City, The Kid enjoyed some slices at Pizza Snob’s Five-Slice Award favorite Joe’s Pizza. He texted me to ask how in the world I missed the fact that Joe’s is the joint featured in Spider-Man 2’s famous pizza scene. To set the record straight, […]

TOPPINGS – WCBS-FM Listeners Vote Lee’s Tavern in Staten Island “Best Pizzeria in the Tri-State Area”

The Staten Island Advance reported that out of 150 to 250 submissions narrowed to ten by the station, listeners of  WCBS-FM voted Lee’s Tavern  in Staten Island the best pizzeria in the New York-New Jersey-Connecticut Tri-State Area. Staten Islanders must be loyal listeners since last year’s winner was also on the Island–Ciro’s Pizza Café. Here […]

TOPPINGS – Patsy Grimaldi Soon to Open Juliana’s in Brooklyn

Thanks to two of our good friends, “Pickles” Keith and “Walking Nashville” Bill, for pointing this current New York magazine story in our direction. It’s a great in-depth story about the continuing “Brooklyn Pizza War” and how Patsy is getting ready to re-enter the pizza business in his new place at the site of […]

TOPPINGS – Aaron’s Last Wish – Tip $500 to a Pizza Server

Here’s a link to a blog about something unexpected that recently happened to a friend of ours here at Mafiaoza’s in Nashville. I’ll let the story speak for itself. You can make a donation to Aaron’s Last Wish here.      

TOPPINGS – October is “National Pizza Month”

I promise I won’t remind my readers of this every year, but I just thought you would like to know that according to, October is National Pizza Month! Further research indicates it was designated as such by Congress in 1987. (Don’t these guys have anything better to do–like trying to balance the budget instead?) […]

TOPPINGS – Five Points Pizza Tops 2012 Nashville Scene Readers Poll

East Nashville’s new Five Point Pizza topped the 2012 Best of Nashville Readers Poll published this week by local alternative weekly, the Nashville Scene. Last year’s winner, Pizza Perfect moved down one spot which in turn pushed the local’s favorite Neapolitan pizza place, Bella Napoli, down to number three. While both Five Points Pizza and Pizza Perfect […]

TOPPINGS – The Daily Meal presents America’s 35 Best Pizzas Slideshow As you will see, this selection includes a lot of what the Pizza Snob calls “fu-fu” pies, but I do give them a big thumbs up for their inclusion of New York City’s Joe’s Pizza, one of our 5-slice honorees – #6 on their list. Thanks to the fun-loving Roger the Roof Guy for […]