'Times' Readers Recommend ...

Here are some tips that New York Times readers are sending in:

Next time you're planning a trip to Connecticut, don't miss a great pie (no slices) at Roseland in Derby. Great history and possibly the most expensive pizza on earth. Bring lots of money for the lobster pizza, BUT don't complain until you've eaten one! A must visit. —Jeff D.
[Roseland Apizza: 350 Hawthorne Ave., Derby CT 06418; map]

Came across your site in the Times today. I know Mount Vernon is not New York City, but I saw reviews of Jersey pizzerias. Has anyone reviewed Johnny's in Mt. Vernon? I moved to Georgia two and a half years ago but had lived in Westchester all my life. I've been going to Johnny's for literally 50 years. I come back to New York frequently and eat there at least twice on any visit. I think it's awesome pie. —Harvey M. [Johnny's Pizzeria: 30 W Lincoln Ave., Mount Vernon NY 10550; map]

Harvey: Yeah. We've got mostly New York City pizza on Slice, primarily because that's where our editors live and because we hardly get away from the city. But we love to hear about pizza everywhere, in the U.S. and overseas. So recommendations for pizza anywhere are welcome.

Additionally, we first learned about Johnny's on Jeff Varasano's Famous Pizza Page. Here is a pizzeria, right under our noses and not so far away, that had completely escaped our greasy eye. It is on our list. —Ed.

Hi Adam! Went to your site when I saw the link in the New York Times article about Domino's. I couldn't believe you didn't have anything for Pizza in Connecticut!!!!! As a transplanted Noo Yawka, the one thing I found was that Connecticut has some AMAZING pizza spots!! Check it out!!! —Donna Y.

Donna: We actually do have some entries for Connecticut. We've been to Frank Pepe's (excellent clam pies, friendly service) and Sally's Apizza (great plain pies; lousy, rude service). Any other recommendations there? —Ed.

I just found your website through the New York Times article today. I wanted to recommend a fantastic pizza parlor in Brevard County, Florida, where I live. The pizza is the best in Florida; the name is Bizzarro’s, in Indialantic, Florida, owned and operated by Frank Bizzarro, whose family is originally from Naples, Italy, and who moved to Brooklyn. Frank and many of his family members now live in Brevard County (we’re south of the Space Center and Cocoa Beach). Anyway, I highly recommend the pizza. Thanks. —Leslie C. [Bizzaro Pizza: 635 Wickham Road, Indialantic FL 32904 map]

Thanks, folks! Keep the recommendations coming: adam@sliceny.com

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