Tag Archives: Mario DiRienzo

UPDATE: Famous Roio’s Pizza—The Original Ray’s Pizza in New York City Closes

Original Review: 07/08/12 News Story: 09/03/12 News Story: 10/16/12 Previous Rating: ***** Near Perfection The Pizza Snob is sad to hear that Manhattan’s Famous Roio’s Pizza has closed. As first reported in Jeremiah’s Vanishing New York blog site, the day before Thanksgiving would have been your last chance to get a great slice at the […]

UPDATE – Famous Roio’s Pizza Owner Mario DiRienzo Dies

The Snob has sad news to report: Mario DiRienzo, the owner of The Famous Roio’s Pizza in New York City, died on September 17, 2012 in Morristown, NJ at the age of 71.  He is certainly a true pizza legend as founder of New York City’s original Ray’s Pizza. Sources have it that Mr. DiRienzo […]