'Patsy's (chain)' on Serious Eats

Patsy-on-Patsy Lawsuit Sure to Lead to More Name Confusion

With all the different Patsy's in town, it's enough to drive you crazy. And just when you think you've got it all sorted out, someone comes along to throw another wrench in the works. This time, it's Patsy's Italian Restaurant in the Theater District. The joint is suing a Patsy's pizzeria on Long Island over the name and—get this—the right to claim Frank Sinatra as its most famous customer. The New York Post has the story here. The Patsy's bringing suit is not related to the Patsy's pizza chain. It simply has the same name. For some background, the New... More

Coal-Oven Pizzerias in New York City

Adam, Any idea just how many pizza ovens in NYC are heated with coal? Mahalo, E.J.F. Dear E.J.F., I know you've emailed a couple times about this, and my apologies for the delayed response—things have been busy at the Slice–Serious Eats office. Anyway, off the top of my head, here are all the ones I can think of. Readers, if I've forgotten any, do let me know in the comments. Hasta la pizza, Adam... More

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