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Daily Slice: Sal's on Mott, New York

[Photographs: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt] If the slices at Rubirosa are all about thin crust and great sauce, then the slices at Sal's a few blocks away are their complement: they've got some of the cheesiest pies around. Generally, this is a harbinger of bad things to come: very few great dough-slingers feel the need to hide their crusts under a thick blanket of melted mozzarella. But at Sal's, this is not the case. The crust is classic New York. Thin, but not absurdly so, with a nice crisp, floury char on the bottom and a thin layer of tender,... More

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