My wife must be thankful that a grandma pie has made its way onto the menu at Nick’s Pizza in Forest Hills. Since moving to the Queens neighborhood in 2015 and becoming a customer there along with my family, I’d always pondered aloud something to the tune of, “They share DNA with Adrienne’s Pizzabar—why not … Continue reading Nick’s Pizza finally brings an Adrienne’s-esque square pie to Forest Hills
When I originally posted this photo to Instagram, my lede involved asking the name of that thing where you hear about something once and then it seems to start coming up OVER AND OVER. Shortly after I posted, the one-and-only Jason Kottke, internet generalist and pioneering blogger offered the answer: the Baader-Meinhof Phenomenon. As you can … Continue reading Song E Napule Pizzeria, evoking Italy… I guess?
Mama’s Too has been open on Broadway & 105th Street for about three months now. I was tipped to them when third-generation owner Frank Tuttolomondo slid into my DMs with some legit-lookin’ pizza slices. In this case the book lived up to its tantalizing cover. Fantastic slices here, people. The square is amazing, with Tuttolomondo saying … Continue reading Mama’s Too is … wow. Fantastic pizza on the Upper West Side
“Hello, Di Fara,” is a greeting that is indelibly burned into my mind, spoken in Dom DeMarco’s Italian-accented English. It’s the telephone greeting I’ve heard Dom utter countless times over the years while waiting for pies in his beloved Brooklyn pizzeria. It’s also the line I muttered to myself as I walked through the door … Continue reading Hello, Di Fara. It’s been a while…