According to the census, 25 percent of the population on Long Island is Italian-American. That has to mean pizza, a lot of it. But Long Island's pizza history if frequently glossed over. What are its oldest pizzerias and where are they?
Good news, cheese and crust lovers. When it comes to the question, “Can you take pizza on a plane,” according to the TSA’s National Press Secretary Matt Leas, “The TSA is pro pizza.”
In the annals of dessert pizza, the modern classic has to be the Nutella pie. One New York City joint, Sofia Pizza Shoppe is looking to shake things up with chocolate pizza dough.
If you’re serious about pizza, chances are, at one point, you picked up Ed Levine’s Pizza: A Slice of Heaven. But some of the information in the seminal 2005 book is dated. At least 45 of the pizzerias included have since closed. Here's a full list of the places in the book, including the 411 on which ones remain open.
Bocce Club Pizza is probably the most iconic pizzeria in Buffalo. Some folks might debate that and call out La Nova. It’d be a clean fight—above the belt. Regardless, The Buffalo News reported some big Bocce-related news. Food Editor Andrew Galarneau notes that owner Jim Pacciotti is reopening on the corner of Clinton and Adams where Bocce once served Buffalo for half a century.
How many pizzerias are there in the East Village? If you Google “East Village Pizza” the results are fragmented into the several pages we’ve all become familiar with and not quite been satisfied by. We set out to discover the true number.
Reports are that the Adria brothers and partner Jose Andres will be bringing coca to the new Hudson Yards development food offerings. So what is ‘coca,’ the mostly unknown Spanish pizza?
Along with some 90 recipes, Tony Gemignani’s Pizza Bible also includes his 10 Commandments of Pizza.
One hundred and eleven places — by my count, that’s how many I hit during 2017, mostly in New York’s five boroughs and Buffalo (where I was doing research on the best wings, beef on weck, and pizza), but also in New Jersey, Maryland, and Texas (Dallas and San Antonio). And while eating pizza once every three-and-a-half days will probably keep the dues paid as far as maintaining my pizza cowboy bona fides, it has made it challenging to narrow down a list of just the top 10.