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Farm to Factory Tour of Bianco DiNapoli Tomatoes

Kelly Bone 18 comments

Pizza legend Chris Bianco insists Bianco DiNaopli tomatoes are not the best, but that they are special in a world full of special tomatoes. That no matter where you are, the "best tomato" is the closest one; reflecting the finest qualities of the land. More

Chris Bianco and Rob DiNapoli Release Their Own Tomatoes

J. Kenji López-Alt 20 comments

You could say we're fans of Chris Bianco's pizza around here on Slice. So we were excited to find out what's recently been bubbling and fermenting in the fertile mind of the First Poet Laureate of pizza: his own line of organic San Marzano tomatoes. More

What Is a DOP Tomato?

Adam Kuban 54 comments

Just what are DOP tomatoes? Good question. The simple answer? DOP stands for the Italian phrase Denominazione d' Origine Protetta (roughly, "protected designation of origin"). The long answer, inside. More

Canned Tomato Taste Test, Round 2

Adam Kuban 29 comments

You may remember the preliminary round of canned-tomato sampling that we did in September, in which we asked for input on tomato brands for Round 2. Well, here's Round 2. With a surprising winner.... More

A Preliminary Canned-Tomato Taste-Test

Adam Kuban 85 comments

In the interest of finding a great-tasting canned tomato for pizza-making, a small group of pizza and tomato enthusiasts taste-tested 16 different canned tomatoes. Though this tasting is not as scientifically rigorous as it might be, there were some interesting observations. High price is not predicative of good flavor. Second, the "DOP" tomatoes we tasted did not score very high at all. And the top two spots weren't even San Marzano tomatoes from Italy; instead, they were grown in California's Central Valley. More

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