'Amorina' on Serious Eats

Top This: Siciliana (à la Amorina)

We made a trip to Prospect Heights' Amorina to check out the Siciliana pie, on which the sweet acidity of orange segments marries with caramelized onions and fennel, to great effect. Throw some creamy ricotta, briny kalamata olives, and punchy mint on there like the boys at Amorina do, and you've got yourself one make-at-home-worthy pie. More

Daily Slice: Amorina, Prospect Heights, Brooklyn

October! National Pizza Month! This month we'll be bringing you Daily Slice, quick snapshots of slices and pies all of us at the Serious Eats empire have been enjoying lately. —The Mgmt. [Photographs: Carey Jones] Amorina in Brooklyn's Prospect Heights is a neighborhood joint in the best of ways—casually friendly waitstaff, close-together tables, cheap half-liters of decent house wine, a general feeling of warmth and conviviality. A good place to be on a cold fall night. They've got a long list of 12-inch pizzas, which they call Roman-style; crusts are thin but pliant, a little crunch, a little chew. They're... More

Daily News Pizza Roundup

This is another week-old one that we neglected to post about during our renovation. The Daily News did a roundup of New York City's best pizzerias last week. As we told Eater, the new foodblog from the folks who brought you Curbed: A nice roundup, I think. A lot of it is old hat to me, but there were some nice surprises in there, particularly a couple Brooklyn places (Graziella's, Laura's) that have been lurking one or two neighborhoods over from Slice HQ.Irene Sax knows her stuff, and I agree with most of her assessments, although I don't know why... More

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