'Mitchel London' on Serious Eats

Pizza at the Fairway Cafe: The Original Market Pizza

Much has been made of Eataly, the Italian megamarket in Manhattan's Flatiron District that opened last summer — we've even reviewed it a couple of times on Slice. Consensus is that it's large and insanely crowded but totally worth a visit. And, bonus? You can get awesome ingredients and either fill up before or after you shop in one of the cafes there. Hmmm, now what does that sound like? Kinda like the original Fairway on the Upper West Side, right? More

Mitchel London Pizza

Address: 456 Ninth Avenue, New York NY 10018 (b/n 35th and 36th streets; map) Phone: 212-563-7741 The Skinny: Good mozzarella on the Margherita; careful balance of crust, sauce, and cheese; crust could stand some more salt and some more crispness. The Provençal seems to be a sort of Mitchel London specialty, and, with its interesting mix of fresh mozz, Gruyère cheese, and herbs de Provence, was our favorite pie on each of our visits. Cost: large Margherita, $13.95; small, $7.95. Large Provençal, $13.95; small, $7.95. Premium pies run $1 to $2 more. From left to right, top to bottom: Mitchel... More

Openings: Mitchel London Pizza

From Strongbuzz [via Eater]: Their new Hell’s Kitchen shop is located right next to Burgers and Cupcakes and serves a selection of ten hot and bubbly wood-burning oven pies. The Provençal gets topped with fresh mozzarella, gruyere cheese, tomato sauce, black olives and herbs de provence ($7.95/$13.95), while the Romana will score you hot sausage and roasted peppers on a gooey fresh mozzarella and tomato base ($9.95/$16.95). London has been making pizza at the Fairway Cafe for a while now, so we'd imagine that his pies at Mitchel London Pizza won't be much different from those. And, if you want... More

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