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Pizza Pilgrims Outfit Piaggio Ape with Pizza Oven: BRILLIANT!

The Pizza Pilgrims are Thom and James Elliot, a couple of brothers from the UK who flew to the tip of Italy, picked up a Piaggio Ape (it's pronounced ah-peh, Italian for "bee"), and drove it back to London. On route, they stopped at various pizza destinations in Italy, from pizzerias to an olive farm, where they boosted their knowledge of the dish they would make back home. More

Copyright Theft ... and More ... in the UK

Just got this email from Tom in London, England. —The Mgmt. Detail of online menu from Ray's Pizza of London, England. Full menu the jump. Hi Adam,I'm a reader of Slice and thought I'd let you know that this place (rayspizza.co.uk) appears to be using one of your photos from Di Fara in its menu: rayspizza.co.uk/downloads/raysmenu.pdf without crediting it to you (It certainly looks like a crop of this one: flickr.com/photos/slice/445237267).Don't know if they have permission, or if you're bothered, but I figured I'd let you know.Cheers,TomPS - My girlfriend ate there a couple of weeks back, and said it... More

The Guardian's Tim Hayward Visits Franco Manca Pizza in Chiswick, London

"It's not burned, it's just slightly carbonized." —Tim Hayward Tim Hayward, of Britain's Guardian newspaper, visits Neapolitan pizzeria Franco Manca in Chiswick, West London, in this video on the Guardian's website. You'll have to click through—the video wasn't embeddable, but it's worth watching.* According to Hayward, Franco Manca's Chiswick location has been getting buzz since opening. It opened in early December 2009; there's also a location in Brixton.... More

Searching for London's Best Pizza

Bloomberg Bloomberg Television ropes Italian chef Francesco Mazzei of L'Anima into a tour of London in hopes of finding the best pizza there. But, oh, they didn't hear about saving the best for last. By a stroke of good luck or bad luck (take your pick), they end up finding the best pizzeria in the Big Smoke at the start of their tour. Having done a number of pizza tours myself, I know how disappointing it is starting on a high and then hitting misses the rest of the day. What's that you ask? Oh, the best pizza joint... More

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