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A Visit to David Sheridan's Backyard Brooklyn Pizza Oven

Adam Kuban 6 comments

I interviewed David Sheridan yesterday for the latest installment of My Pizza Oven, but what I didn't mention is that David had actually invited me out to see him in action and taste the pizza fruits of his oven labor. Scott Wiener of Scott's Pizza Tours joined in on the fun, as well, helping us sample six pies. Peep the slideshow here for outtakes from the MPO photo shoot. More

Daily Slice: Ciccio's Pizza, Gravesend, Brooklyn

Daily Slice Adam Kuban 23 comments

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: Adam Kuban] When I walked by Ciccio's Pizza in Gravesend, Brooklyn, last week there was a large group of men loitering outside, a couple of them sitting in chairs, the rest standing around, some smoking cigarettes, all of them shooting the breeze. This, I've found, is often a good sign. It means it's where the locals go, and if the locals like a place, you want to... More

David Sheridan's Backyard Brooklyn Wood-Fired Pizza Oven

My Pizza Oven Adam Kuban 17 comments

"I've roasted vegetables on post-pizza days and have used the oven as a smoker. I like the roasting in particular because it makes use of heat from the pizza firing. I want to try bread pretty soon and plan to cook a Thanksgiving turkey in there this year." More

Gravesend, Brooklyn: Ciccio's Pizza

A Slice Field Agent 1 comment

[Photograph: Adam Kuban] Words by Luke Weiss, Special to Slice | The first time I went to Ciccio's was about seven years ago. My father had told me about a place he had been to in the '80s that served only slices—no calzones, no heroes, nothing but slices. I took the F down to Avenue U hoping to discover this gem. I walked up and down Avenue U, marking each pizza place I passed. I couldn't find the joint he had mentioned, and, realizing I had to choose, settled on the diminutive storefront of Ciccio's Pizza for my lunch... More

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