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Sacco Pizza: Revisiting a Childhood Favorite

I was one of those nerdy kids that went to music school several times a week. Every tuesday, thursday, and saturday night, my mom would pack up me and my violin and ship us over to the School for Strings on West 54th. While I would eventually grow to love music, I can't say that the hours of cruel and painful practice or standing in line playing "Twinkle Twinkle, Little Star" in unison were what made me look forward to music school nights. Nope. It was the pizza, and more specifically, the pizzeria. More

NYC: Sacco's Has Not Closed; It Was Just Renovating

"I'm happy to report Sacco's is alive and well — they renovated! Gone is the old 1950s look and in is the new tile and marble. It would have been nicer if they invested in AC — jeez, it was hot!! (when you prefer to eat outside on a muggy, 90 degree day, that says something. But the pizza is still great!" —HankStamper... More

NBC Anchor Brian Williams Loves Sacco Pizza

[Photographs: Nick Solares] Slice'r heyandy just mentioned this on Nick's review of Sacco's, and I thought I'd highlight it here, for what it's worth: "I live around the corner on 54th Street and have eaten many a slice of Sacco's cheese pizza. I'm a bit of a foodie and prefer an older and reheated slice myself. This is Brian Williams/NBC news anchor's fave pizza." Which is backed up by this item in the New York Post this morning:... More

Sacco Pizza: A Classic New York Slice

Sacco Pizza 819 Ninth Avenue, New York NY 10019; map); 212-582-7765 Pizza Style: New York–style Oven Type: Gas The Skinny: A classic slice of New York City Price: Plain slices, $2.50, toppings add 75¢; plain pies, $14, toppings $2 each I enjoyed two classics Wednesday night. First I headed up to Terminal 5 and watched British ska revival band The Specials blaze through a set so awesome and moving that I had to choke back tears. I have been listening to and watching the band since 1979, when I, along with with anyone else with sense, was caught up... More

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