Tag Archives: New York-style pizza

Val’s Pizzeria – Staten Island Joint Gets It Right

Readers of this space know that I originally hail from the fine city of Bayonne, NJ. What some may not know is that my home town is just a short hop away from New York City’s oft-forgotten borough of Staten Island. It’s a costly place to visit with the only current way of getting there […]

New York City’s Champion Pizza on Essex Street–The Best Slice in Town….not!

I’m confused. There are three pizza joints with the name “Champion” that are in close proximity to one another in Lower Manhattan. The Snob previously scored a decent slice at Champion Pizza Soho over on Cleveland Street. While the one on Ludlow Street remains unexamined, I was recently lured into the Champion Pizza on Essex […]

Rossetti’s Pizza in Greenwich Village—I Agree with The Slice Harvester: “It’s Awesome”

Heading into downtown Manhattan for a night of musical mayhem, I knew of no pizza joints where I could test a new cheese slice. Fumbling around on the Google, I turned to the website of The Slice Harvester, that crazy dude who tried every place on the island that would sell him a slice. Well, […]

Mulberry Street Pizzeria—A Wow of a Slice in Beverly Hills

It was starting to get dark on a Sunday evening. Although my long weekend in Los Angeles was coming to an end, there was still time for one last pizza stop. This one was a recommendation by my pizza-loving friend BP who had spent a few years living in the City of Angels. The place […]

Combo’s New York Pizzeria—A Tasty Slice of Pizza in the Center of Hollywood

Still on my L.A. sojourn, my Left Coast buddy and I headed into Hollywood for some necessary business at the world’s greatest record store. Afterwards, we took a stroll over the stars on Hollywood Boulevard and made an unplanned pizza stop at Combo’s New York Pizzeria. In addition to its blatant name appeal, Combo’s looked […]

Joe’s Pizza—The Pizza Snob Finds a Perfect Slice on the Left Coast

Hard to believe that it was over 10 years since I last visited the Los Angeles area. Finally making my way back, I had a feeling that I would be able to find some good NY-style pizza there. If both the Dodgers and Giants baseball teams could make their way to California, I figured that […]

Sal & Carmine Pizza—New York Slice Perfection on the Upper West Side

The Pizza Snob is a master at the art of working a pizza stop into almost any situation. With this having so far been a low-volume pizza trip to New York, a Saturday slice adventure was a must. In addition, with back-to-back Margherita experiences, it was time to return to the basics with a New […]

New York City’s Solo Pizza—Snob Finds a Perfect Slice in Alphabet City

It was a nice quiet late summer Sunday evening in Manhattan. One of those nights when it seemed like no one was out doing anything. They were either slow in getting back from the beach, or just home retiring early before another work week began. The Snob was on holiday tomorrow, so I was free […]

La Margarita—A Pretty Good Slice of Pizza on Manhattan’s LES

Exploring the Lower East Side on foot, I knew that sooner or later I would find a new pizza joint to sample. I eventually stumbled upon La Margarita on a darkened and cluttered section of Ludlow Street. With a name like theirs (which I had last seen at a popular Mexican restaurant in San Antonio) […]

UPDATE: Bayonne NJ’s Naples Pizza—It Was Time to Retire

Original Review: 07/14/14 PIZZA SNOB RATING ****1/2 Nearer Perfection If you called Naples Pizza last week to order a pie, here is the recorded message you may have heard from a familiar female voice: “Yes, I would like to inform my customers that this Sunday (12/20/15) will be our last night. Take advantage because Naples […]