'Piola' on Serious Eats

NYC: Piola, Union Square

"Haven't been yet. Need to go. Don't like the name, but hey, The Flaming Lips and the Butthole Surfers have dumbass names and they're good, right?" —Adam Kuban, 2005 [Photographs: Nick Solares] Piola 48 East 12th Street, New York NY 10003; map); 212-777-7781; piola.it Pizza Style: Thin-crust upscale chain pizza Oven Type: Wood-fired The Skinny: Skinny is the right word; the pies here are LP-size and about as thin Price: $9.50 to $17 a pie We have an embarrassment of riches when it comes to pizza here in New York City, with almost all styles represented (although I can't think... More

Daily News Pizza Roundup

This is another week-old one that we neglected to post about during our renovation. The Daily News did a roundup of New York City's best pizzerias last week. As we told Eater, the new foodblog from the folks who brought you Curbed: A nice roundup, I think. A lot of it is old hat to me, but there were some nice surprises in there, particularly a couple Brooklyn places (Graziella's, Laura's) that have been lurking one or two neighborhoods over from Slice HQ.Irene Sax knows her stuff, and I agree with most of her assessments, although I don't know why... More

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