Tag Archive for Pizza

Hungry City: From a Pizza Oven in the Bronx, Albanian Specialties

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Source: NY Times Food

Tradita turns out savory, delightfully salty dishes oozing with cheese and packed with meats.

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A Brooklyn Chef Wants to Make ‘Calabrese’ Pizza New York’s Next Great Pie Style

Source: Grub Street NY

The chef Roberto Aita took a trip to his childhood home in Calabria in August with a mission: learn everything he could about the simple-but-delicious pizza his “nonna” used to make, baked in a deep pan with chili and freshly squeezed tomatoes, surrounded by olive oil so it tastes almost …

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Times Critic Says New York’s Best Pizza Is in New Jersey

Source: Grub Street NY

New York City has well upwards of a thousand slice shops and pizzerias, but none of them will do for New York Times‘ Pete Wells. Not, at least, when he’s on the hunt for the city’s best pizza, which he argues is actually across the Hudson River, in Jersey …

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Pete Wells: Is New York’s Best Pizza in New Jersey?

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Source: NY Times Food

3 stars | At Razza in Jersey City, local buffalo milk and hazelnuts go into pies that can stand up to the best of the five boroughs.

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First Look at Old Rose at the Jane Hotel From the Owners of the Smile

Source: Grub Street NY

When Sean MacPherson set out to find new operators for the space vacated by Cafe Gitane in his Jane Hotel, he didn’t have to look far. Matt Kliegman and Carlos Quirarte were already running the Jane Ballroom and rooftop, in addition to their own mini-fiefdom of the Smile and its …

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Domino’s Is Testing Driverless Cars That Make Door Delivery Your Problem

Source: Grub Street NY

No reason for alarm or anything, but today Domino’s says it’s putting the first driverless delivery cars on America’s roads. It’s starting things off slowly — it partnered with the autonomous-vehicle team at Ford Motor Company to see if customers even “like the idea.” For their joint test, …

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Franny’s Will Close

Source: Grub Street NY

This is seriously depressing: Franny’s has long been among the best places in Brooklyn to get pizza — no small feat — as well as a neighborhood favorite for straightforward Italian food, with one of the most impressive wine lists in the city. But according to a note sent …

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You Can Help Force Gordon Ramsay to Eat Pineapple Pizza

Source: Grub Street NY

As with most things in life, Gordon Ramsay has strong feelings about Hawaiian pizza. In this case, they’re of visceral disgust: “You don’t put fucking pineapple on pizza,” he yelled while hosting an episode of Britain’s Nightly Show back in March — Hawaiian pizza’s worst month since at …

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A Complete Ranking of New York’s Pizza Feuds

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Source: Grub Street NY

Casual observers might think that New York’s only vicious food fight is its decades-long battle between factions of ice-cream vendors. They’re wrong. News broke this week that the owners of Emmy Squared are locked in a legal battle with their investors — exactly the kind of behind-the-scenes drama that …

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Brooklyn Pizza-Favorite Emily Will Open Its Brand-new Manhattan Location Tomorrow With Two Burgers and a Riff on Buffalo-Chicken Pizza

Source: Grub Street NY

The charm of Clinton Hill’s blockbuster pizzeria Emily has always been its rough edges. Matt and Emily Hyland opened the small restaurant on Fulton Street in 2014, serving their pizzas on no-frills metal pans (and, eventually, a much-discussed burger served, in similar fashion, on a sheet pan). When …

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A Teen Got Into Yale With an Essay About Loving Papa John’s

Source: Grub Street NY

A genius teenager used the universal love for pizza to finesse her way into Yale. Carolina Williams, who just graduated high school in Tennessee, must have seen the prompt in the admissions application (“Write about something that you love to do”) and realized she’d been given a gift …

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The First Manhattan Outpost of Pizza Sensation Emily Is Set to Open in Early June

Source: Grub Street NY

In just three years, Matt and Emily Hyland have become big names in Brooklyn pizza, first with their Clinton Hill favorite Emily and, then, its sister restaurant Emmy Squared. Now, the Hylands are working on their first Emily outpost in Manhattan, and a rep for the …

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Apple Created, and Patented, a Box That Keeps Employees’ Pizza Crispy

Source: Grub Street NY

From the first affordable computer mouse to the iPhone, Apple’s engineers have created a slew of products that completely changed the way we live. And now their design team has done it again, with a takeout box that keeps pizza from getting soggy. There doesn’t seem to be …

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Stranded Amtrak Passengers Waited So Long, They Ordered Pizza

Source: Grub Street NY

Anyone who’s taken Amtrak between New York City and D.C. knows the trains have … lots of issues. This weekend, passengers aboard Northeast Regional train 161 were treated to a six-hour commute. After sitting there for about an hour, one rider — Mitch Katz, …

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The Rise of the $38 Pizza, Exclusive and Elusive

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Source: NY Times Food

You’ve heard of the $1 slice? This is another kind of New York pizza, from a Sutton Place shop that has started selling tickets for the experience.

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