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Photo of Pulino's Pizza on 'ZagatBuzz'

ZagatBuzz manages to get a photo of a pizza from Nate Appleman's upcoming Pulino's Bar and Pizzeria. Of course you can't judge a book by its cover, and the photo from a Zagat reader is a little blurry, but the pie looks fairly interesting. If you recall, Appleman told Slice that he was going for a unique style of pizza. Pulino's will open Monday. Pulino's Bar and Pizzeria 282 Bowery, New York NY 10012 (at Houston; map)... More

'Zagat Buzz' Interviews Motorino's Mathieu Palombino

Zagat Buzz Zagat Buzz has a nice interview with Mathieu Palombino of Motorino: "I always thought I would be in a fine restaurant," he sighs. "It was my profession; what I knew. But gastronomy in New York was going toward something that didn’t excite me any more – molecular cuisine and things that were too trendy. I saw a couple of guys doing simple spots like a barbecue place in Williamsburg, or Mario Batali’s Otto – things without pretension. So I threw my knife over. I am still always seeking perfection, whether it is a game bird or pizza.... More

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