'New York-Neapolitan' on Serious Eats

The Bronx: Patricia's of Morris Park

[Photographs: Adam Kuban] Patricia's of Morris Park 1080 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx NY 10461 (Williamsbridge/Lurting aves; map); 718-409-9069 or 718-792-1704; patriciasmorrispark.com Getting there: Nearest train is the 5 at Morris Park Station; get out and walk south-southeast down Paulding to Morris Park Ave.; bang a right and walk a couple blocks more to Lurting Ave. Pizza style: Neapolitan-inspired Oven type: For now, wood-fired or gas-fired The skinny: Very good Neapolitan/New York–Neapolitan hybrid that leans closer to Neapolitan. It's like a supersized Naples-style pie. Changing locations soon Price: Absolute steal at $13 for "regular" size plain pie; the "regular" is... More

Brooklyn: Toby's Public House (a Checkup)

Clockwise from top left: Toby's is usually packed, especially in summer, when this photo was taken. It still weirds me out when a Slice review gets posted at a pizza joint. The pancetta-mushroom–black garlic pie and a Margherita. [Photograph: Adam Kuban] Toby's Public House 686 Sixth Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11215 (at 21st Street; map); 718-788-1186; tobyspublichouse.com Oven Type: Wood-burning Pie Style: Neapolitan/New York–Neapolitan The Skinny: A relaxing, laid-back pub whose name belies the fact that there are some first-class pizzas coming out of the rustic wood-burning oven here. My God, man, get the black garlic pie! Previously: Toby's (6/30/2008)... More

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