Tag Archives: pizza

Helen’s Pizza in Jersey City—On the Newark Ave Pedestrian Plaza

If you have noticed the recent wane in the Pizza Snob’s productivity, you have been paying attention. Even though I still carry a backlog of pizza places to write about from last year’s travels, the sadness in the air has made me melancholy. I miss the excitement of traveling and exploring, and my heart has […]

Florio’s Restaurant & Pizzeria—Some Good Jersey Slices in Iselin

Well, my backlog of pizza joints to pontificate upon hasn’t gotten sufficient attention during this COVID-19 mess. Knowing that some places might be closed and that their future existence could be in jeopardy were not pleasant thoughts. There was also my Dad’s passing from the virus in a Jersey nursing home that made me not […]

Nashville’s GaGa’s Grandma Pies – Pizza Greatness in the Making

If you are ready to hear the most exciting Nashville pizza news I have had in quite some time, sit back and relax while I first begin with a rather long tale of a recent Pizza Snob adventure. I will then tell you how the subject of my story has adapted to these COVID-19 times […]

Maruca’s Tomato Pies–Pizza You Wanna Talk About on the Asbury Park Boardwalk

My COVID-19 sequestration hit an emotional high point this week when I heard Bruce Springsteen sing this line from Tom Waits’ “Jersey Girl” on the Jersey 4 Jersey telethon: Cause down the shore everything’s all right As I write this, it’s only April and this Jersey Boy is sure hoping that things will be all […]

NYC’s Proto’s Pizzeria – Superb Slice in the Bowery

I have never lost faith in the fact that no matter where I may be in Manhattan, I am never more than just a short walk away from a great slice of pizza. And although it is getting harder at times to always find one that is new to the Pizza Snob, such was fortunately […]

‘za Wood Fired Pizza—A New Nashville Pizza Experience

Before we begin my latest look at yet another pizza joint, let me repeat what I’ve said before about use of the word “’za” to refer to pizza. It’s inappropriate and its use should be forever banned. No one I know ever says “za” nor would I want them to. That out of the way, […]

Bread and Salt—New Pizza in Jersey City: Scrumptious Squares with Sublime Crust

Oh, does the Pizza Snob just love it when the pizza world starts to go crazy about a new place, and he gets the chance to go there. Such was the case when the New York Times came out with a rave review of Jersey City, NJ’s Bread and Salt. It was some serious positive […]

Carlos Pizza & Pasta—Great Slice from a Jersey Joint

No matter what my mission is when I’m back home visiting the Pizza State, any new destination involves finding some new pizza. In Jersey, this is about easy as finding a songwriter in Nashville where I currently call home. So, my trip to see the minor league baseball Somerset Patriots baseball game with my kid […]

Rizzo’s Fine Pizza–A Round and a Square on New York’s Lower East Side

Can you believe that I am about to write my 70th piece on a pizza place in Manhattan? While I’m sure there are 100’s more to cover, I reckon that by now I’ve gotten to most of the good ones, especially south of 8th Street where I spend most of my time. But, nonetheless, my […]

Nashville’s Villalba Italian Restaurant—A Pizza Lunch with My Pals

It’s been some time since the Pizza Snob snobbed over a new pizza joint in his home spot of Nashville. With urban growth continuing like there is no end in sight, I reckoned that I had some catching up to do. Investigation revealed that three new places have sprung up in the Nippers Cornea area […]