Over the last year, we've spent a whole lot of time speaking to Jonathan Goldsmith, of Chicago's Spacca Napoli, about his amazing journey from clinical social worker to world-class pie man. Among other things, we discussed the chance encounter on a plane that changed the course of his life, the legendary pizzaioli he's studied and befriended in Naples, and the power of food to connect people. But mostly? We just talked about pie.
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Damn if Atlanta didn't go and turn itself into a bona fide pizza town when no one was looking. Pie fanatics could do a lot worse than booking a flight to Hartsfield-Jackson International and immersing themselves in our city's pizzascape for a few days.
A few months back, we discovered that the waffle iron is the best way to reheat pizza. Today, we're gonna show you that it's equally good at producing ready-in-15-minute pepperoni pizza-flavored treats as well, and all it takes is four ingredients: frozen puff pastry, pizza sauce, pepperoni, and shredded mozzarella cheese.
Serious Eats is now more than seven years old, and like most seven year-olds we grow and change in spurts. Over the next few weeks and months, we're going to be making some changes at Serious Eats to focus on what we do best: helping you discover and create great food experiences. Here's what to expect.
We're all here because we love pizza: the taste, the smell, the people who make it (or making it ourselves) and the friends we eat it with, the ingredients that go into a good pie and the sight of a piping hot slice. But when did you fall for it?
Tucked in with a smoke shop, a car stereo dealer, and a vendor of coins and firearms, Campania is pumping out top 10 list-caliber pies and may just be the best-kept pizza secret in town. For now.
Some pie-centric highlights from the SubReddit, Drunken Cookery.
Get your pizza fill with these newsworthy bites.
Strap in and buckle up—it's time for a brand new My Pie Monday! Soppressata, jamon Serrano, anchovies, spinach, pesto, goat cheese, and ricotta—this week's pies run the savory gamut like nobody's business. But first, an important announcement...
The new reversible Baking Steel with a baking surface on one side and a flat griddle on the other has fast become one of my favorite bits of kitchen gear, and it may well revolutionize your pizza, burger, steak, seafood, and, well, everything game.
It's finally time to figure out who serves the best deep dish pizza. We're not the least bit interested in debating the merits of the style, or whether you even think it deserves to be called pizza. All we want to know is where we should go to find the ultimate version of this iconic dish.
Five pizza lovers took their passion for the pie and put it on the page with their upcoming coffee table book, The New York Pizza Project.
Some pizza tidbits coming at you: a slideshow of some unusual toppings across the globe, Pizza Hut tests it's new concept, "Hut Café" in India, and Breaking Bad actor Aaron Paul buys his way into Arcade Fire's Coachella show with pizza.
Photographer Jonpaul Douglass documents the habits of the elusive wild pie.
Whatever you celebrated, I hope you all enjoyed the weekend...and got yourselves nice and ready for today's new My Pie Monday! From peeps to cherries, asparagus to Bolognese, this weeks pies are a sight to behold: check them all out in the slideshow!
That's right—I said pizza cake.
Spring is rolling in—trees and flowers are beginning to bloom, the weather is warming up, and finally some fresh produce is joining the potatoes, carrots, and cabbages in the market. Which are you most looking forward to?
Pizza Town USA is as good as it sounds, assuming you think it sounds awesome. Slice founder Adam Kuban reviewed Pizza Town USA three years ago, and aside from the prices, his positive review still holds up.
Whether or not you were lucky enough to get some good weather this weekend, you're sure to enjoy all the signs of spring in this new My Pie Monday! Green abounds, with leeks, spinach, green garlic, and pistachios—check out all the pies in the slideshow!