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Dispatches From The 2013 International Pizza Expo In Las Vegas

Lance Roberts 4 comments

Every March, the pizza world comes together for at the International Pizza Expo in Las Vegas to show off their wares and give away thousands of free samples. Couldn't make it? Don't worry, we brought a camera. The Expo may be more about dollars and cents, but that doesn't mean we didn't learn a ton about where pizza is going and the people behind the industry. More

What to Expect at the 2013 International Pizza Expo

Niki Achitoff-Gray 7 comments

Hordes of pizza fanatics are poised to invade Las Vegas on March 19 for the 29th Annual International Pizza Expo. I just have one question... More

Undercover Pizza Lover Part I: Working the Line at a Family Pizzeria in Las Vegas

ScottWiener 22 comments

In this first installment of Undercover Pizza Lover, a new mini-series from Scott Wiener, Scott spends three days working behind the counter at a prominent mom-and-pop pizza shop in Henderson, NV. More

Obama Orders Pizza from Dom DeMarco's

Adam Kuban 1 comment

This nation—at least half of it—always seems fascinated with what our presidents eat and where. Nattering nabobs like to pick apart their ordering options. Haters like to say, "Who cares?" We've had the opportunity to highlight President Obama and the First Lady's numerous burger runs, but it's rare he does pizza. On that note, did you see that the prez ordered a dozen pizzas and cannoli from Dom DeMarco's Pizzeria in Las Vegas? More

Daily Slice: D.O.C.G. Enoteca, Las Vegas

Daily Slice Kelly Bone 2 comments

Few people come to Las Vegas specifically for the pizza. Fortunately the city is dotted with reputable pies such as Grimaldi's, Dom DeMarco's and the VPN kitchen of Settebello. But when craveing a Neopolitian-style pizzaon The Strip, the options dwindle down to just one: D.O.C.G. at the Cosmopolitan. More

Early Pics of Dom DeMarco Jr.'s Las Vegas Pizza Chain

J. Kenji López-Alt 17 comments

Hey Slice'rs—no big news to break here. We told you back in last July that Dom DeMarco Jr., son of the legendary pizzaman at Brooklyn's planning to open a chain of pizzerias in Las Vegas. That plan is finally starting to come to fruition and we've got a few pictures of the first location in progress. More

Las Vegas: Grimaldi's Coal Brick Oven Pizza

L.A. Pizza Maven 25 comments

"Pools of white mozzarella swam in a sea of ruby sauce on one side, while chunks of sweet, fennel sausage seemed to dance on the other half." Grimaldi's Coal Brick Oven Pizza 9595 S. Eastern Avenue, Las Vegas NV‎ 89123 (map); 702-657-9400‎; grimaldispizzeria.com Editor's note: Today we've got a dispatch from "L.A. Pizza Maven," our man in the City of Angels. LAPM filed this quite some time ago, and my lazy ass has sat on it—hence the references to the Big Dance of last month. Take it away, LAPM! —The Mgmt. March Madness has new meaning for me ever since... More

'USA Today' Pizza Roundup

Adam Kuban 3 comments

The previous post about Ed Levine's top pizza picks drew some emailed and IMed responses that the choices were mostly all coastal and that there were no Chicago joints on it whatsoever. Well, here's a list that ran earlier this month in USA Today. In it, Jeff Ruby, coauthor of Everybody Loves Pizza (along with Penny Pollack), gives the paper his and Ms. Pollack's top spots: Metro Pizza [four locations, Las Vegas NV; metropizza.com] "The pizza menu at this gourmet oasis in the desert reads like a map of regional flavors. With grilled shrimp on the New Orleans, barbecued chicken... More

What Happens In Vega$, Part Two: 'Where Have All The Good Times Gone? Misery And Lies In A Ruthless Setting'

e-rock 2 comments

Editor's note: From time to time, Slice correspondents leave New York City. When they do, they always bring back the lowdown on New York–style pizza in other parts. Here is the second and final part of E-Rock's Sin City chronicles. Read Part One here. Fear and Loathing: Pizza in Las Vegas? Meaningless Streets: From a banner-laden "Brooklyn Bridge" to a half-ass "Grand Central" to a street-scene food court area, Las Vegas's New York New-York Hotel & Casino is a mishmash mock-up of an imaginary Manhattan. Whenever I talked pizza with my New York co-workers in Vegas (which happened more than... More

What Happens In Vega$, Part One: 'Off The Strip'

e-rock 8 comments

Editor's note: From time to time, Slice correspondents leave New York City. When they do, they always bring back the lowdown on New York–style pizza in other parts. Here, Slice roving reporter E-Rock chronicles his recent trip to Sin City. His multipart dispatch coincidentally coincides with the New York Times's own weeklong series on America's City of Lights. Fear and Loathing: Pizza in Las Vegas? THOSE WERE THE DAYS: A photograph of a bygone Vegas. Some people might think Slice staffers have it easy, living the high life, eating every day at Patsy's and Tottono's. We do ride in those... More

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