“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…
If you’re one of the 60 or so people a day to get your hands on a Massimo Laveglia pizza, count yourself lucky. Over the last two years the Florence native has been steadily building a reputation for stellar pies and slices at L’Industrie, his tiny shop on South 2nd & Havermeyer in #Williamsburg. Don’t … Continue reading L’Industrie is one of the most exciting pizzerias I’ve tried in a while
Luigi’s Pizza in Park Slope is an old-school place (est. 1973) with a serious dough-management strategy. I’ve never seen it, but Scott Wiener, of Scott’s Pizza Tours, tells me that second-generation owner Gio Lonzo (Luigi’s son, who now runs the place) has devoted the entire next-door storefront to a series of refrigerators all set … Continue reading Luigi’s Pizza, Park Slope
People often ask me to help with their pizza itineraries. For a fun Saturday, I have been recommending this route through Williamsburg and Greenpoint lately. Enjoy! Continue reading One-day self-guided pizza tour of Williamsburg & Greenpoint, Brooklyn
You know, you’re not going to go wrong adding toppings to a Totonno’s pizza, but when the joint is firing on all cylinders, like it was when I visited yesterday, you only need a plain pie for a satisfying meal.
Of course that didn’t stop me and my dining companion from getting another pizza topped with sausage. Continue reading “Weekly Pizza Lunch: Coney Island’s Totonno’s rises from the floodwaters”