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Interview with a 'Pizzaiolo' Foursquare Badge Holder

Hah. Remember when social-geolocation app Foursquare introduced the Pizzaiolo badge? (When you use the app on your mobile and "check in" to 20 pizzerias, you get the badge.) Well, Metromix New York checks in with Ben Breier, a dude who earned one: Over the course of 20 check-ins, you've seen the good, bad and the ugly of NYC pizza. What are some of your favorites? Not-so-favorites?My two favorite places to get pizza are Paulie Gee's in Greenpoint and Roberta's in Bushwick, but both for vastly different reasons. Paulie Gee's keeps it simple with the freshest possible ingredients. Roberta's has some... More

Nate Appleman on the Frenzy Surrounding Pulino's Opening

[Photograph: Adam Kuban] Metromix New York has a great interview with Nate Appleman about the hullabaloo surrounding the Pulino's opening. I don't want to snip too much of the Q&A session, so here are just these two Q's: The hype surrounding Pulino's--pretty intense. Honestly, it's ridiculous. The combination I guess of Keith and myself is kind of a unique thing. To be 100 percent honest, we're cooking pizza. Pizza is so common with the American man or woman that it can never be transcending. It's not like talking about sea urchins and trying that for the first time. That... More

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