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Rye, New York: Sunrise Pizza

Sunrise Pizza 7 Purdy Avenue, Rye NY 10580 (map); 914-967-8696 Pizza Style: New York–style Oven Type: Gas The Skinny? The town of Rye has radically changed around it, but Sunrise endures, serving up slices that are classic New York–style Price: Regular slice, $2.50; Sicilian slice, $2.75 Rye, New York, has changed a lot since I first visited Sunrise Pizza back in the mid 1980s. The Stop 'n Shop is now a Walgreen's, the Woolworth's, where you could sit at a lunch counter and snack on grilled cheese sandwiches, is long gone, as is the Cosmo Diner, which served New... More

Frank Pepe's Head-to-Head (Yonkers vs. New Haven)

Serious Eats–Slice overlord Ed Levine here has been on my case about getting to the new Frank Pepe's in Yonkers for a while now. He wanted to see how it stacked up to the original in New Haven, Connecticut. See, the Frank Pepe family has been on a small tear in the last few years, opening branches of the famed New Haven pizzeria throughout Connecticut—first in Fairfield, then Manchester, then at the Mohegan Sun casino in Uncasville. Then they opened one in Yonkers, New York. This was sort of a big deal in pizza circles, since there's a fair amount... More

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