As the wife of the "Slicemeister General," I get asked on a fairly regular basis if I like Di Fara, which is arguably the pizzeria on which Slice's reputation was based. I emphatically answer NO. I do not like Di Fara at all. I have been four or five times, and I have never had a good time. Why not? Let me enumerate.
'Girl Slice' on Serious Eats
Republicans versus Democrats. Israel versus Palestine. The God-fearing versus the heathen. Godfather I versus Godfather II. These are topics that normal people steer away from, in fear of explosive family dinners and friendships torn asunder. For pizza lovers, one of the most arguably controversial topics is...PINEAPPLE PIZZA. I fall squarely into the I Love Pineapple Pizza Camp.
The brussels sprout and pancetta pizza at Motorino. [Photograph: Robyn Lee] I have to reveal something shocking about Girl Slice, the woman I am about to share the rest of my life with: She's not a big pizza-eater. In fact, she pulled a bit of a bait-and-switch on me when we first met. Before we started dating, she told me some story about how she loved the pizza at Joe & Joe in Kensington so much that she ate a whole pie of it one day and then a whole Patsy's pizza the next day. I was like, Whoa....