Winding up the family vacation in lovely Lake Tahoe, the ladies wanted to hit some shops near the California-Nevada border. While my hope of reviewing my first pizza joint in the state where legalized gambling began, I settled for a well-rated place on the Cali side called Vinny’s Pizzeria. I have always thought that Vinny’s […]

Lake Tahoe is beautiful! It was our first visit there, and our boys and their spouses were with us to celebrate Mrs. Pie’s numberless birthday. Nature notwithstanding, what I loved so much about Tahoe was its retro look which made me feel like I was back in the 60’s. While it was probably all the […]

The Pizza Snob calls it “accidental pizza.” It occurs when I’m walking down the street and happen upon an unfamiliar pizza joint and boldly give it a try. I always feel like the odds are likely against a win since immodestly, the snob in me should already know a place that is any good. But, […]

When I first visited London in 1989, it was a well-accepted fact that the food there was for the most part downright awful. This was especially true the quicker and more casual you were looking to dine. But things have sure changed for the better. During my recent visits, I have even noticed a surge […]

“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 […]

Being a humbly tenured pizza snob brings with it a certain degree of respect, admiration and most importantly, cooperation. Such was the case when my brother suggested that he, myself and my son, The Philosopher, meet for pizza during our quick visit to his home turf of Edison in the Pizza State. Knowing that the […]

Vacation time in the Florida Gulf Coast was over. Had we managed to spend more time in Tampa, my pizza destination there was to have been the highly-touted Bavaro’s Pizza Napolitana & Pastaria. So, imagine my lucky surprise when I came across their station at the Tampa airport on the way home! In my opinion, […]