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Village Voice's Best Pizza of 2010

Adam Kuban 13 comments

In the Village Voice's Best of 2010 issue, the alt-weekly's three food writers, Robert Sietsema, Sarah DiGregorio, and Rebecca Marx, name-check their top pizza picks of the year. Interesting to note is that Ms. Marx's is not necessarily a pizzeria... More

New Pizza Style in NYC Uses Puff Pastry as Crust

Adam Kuban 6 comments

Village Voice You know, I thought I had linked to this Village Voice blog post the day it came out in one of the daily(ish) Leftovers I do, but it looks like I didn't. Oh, well, I was going to give it its own post anyway, since it's totally worth it. The heart of the matter: Robert Sietsema has discovered a new pizza style in Manhattan at Birdbath Bakery: [Birdbath] has come up with a pizza based, not on the usual yeast- or sourdough-risen crust, but with a flaky puff pastry crust. The crust renders brittle and oily, and... More

Second Time at UPN Is No Charm for Village Voice's Sietsema

Adam Kuban 2 comments

Robert Sietsema of the Village Voice revisits Una Pizza Napoletana and, as per his first word on the place, doesn't quite like it: The pies arrive literally smoking, with charred dough on one side or the other. I ate the standard Margherita, which shocked me with its $21 price tag, Sicilian sea salt or not. It was good, but a little too substantially charred for my taste, and the “bone” (the thickest part of the crust) was a little too doughy. Still, as an example of the Naples style, it was about 95% there.The other pizza I tried, the... More

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