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Help 'Slice Out Hunger' on June 9

Adam Kuban 4 comments

Scott Wiener (Scott's Pizza Tours) emails us that he's once again putting together the annual Slice Out Hunger charity event. Proceeds go to City Harvest. Tickets are sold at the door and cost $1, each one redeemable for any one of a slice of pizza, a soda, or a raffle ticket. (Obviously you can buy more than one ticket if you're hungry and thirsty and feeling lucky.) More

Lace Up Your Shoes, Grab Your Napkins for the NYC Pizza Run

Adam Kuban 6 comments

The NYC Pizza Run must be targeted toward that part of the Venn diagram where runners overlap with pizza-lovers. (Though who doesn't love pizza?) The run takes place on Sunday, September 19, at 10:45 a.m. in Tompkins Square Park in Manhattan's East Village. Participants will run four laps around the park for a total of 2.25 miles, consuming one slice at a pizza station at the end of the first three laps. Why not a fourth slice after the final lap? Event organizer Jason Feirman (of I Dream of Pizza) says, "I figured a fourth slice at the end might... More

Come Eat Pizza with Us for a Good Cause

Ed Levine 18 comments

Where: Una Pizza Napoletana, 349 East 12th Street, New York NY 10003 (at First Ave.; map) When: 3 p.m., October 11, 2008 (Saturday) Cost: $85 a ticket (available here) Attention all serious eaters and pizza fanatics: On October 11, Slice founder Adam Kuban and I are going to be hosting a Serious Eats–Slice pizza-tasting and discussion with Anthony Mangieri at Una Pizza Napoletana. This pizza event is a fund-raising benefit and is part of the New York City Wine & Food Festival. We're going to talk and eat pizza with Mangieri, surely one of the country's great pizzaioli. There... More

Menu for Hope 4: Call for Entries

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Editor's note: Warning—nonpizza content follows. But it's for a great cause, so no grumbling, folks! —The Mgmt. It's that time of year again. As many of you who publish or read food blogs know, each year Pim Techamuanvivit of Chez Pim organizes her Menu for Hope campaign, in which food bloggers from around the globe come together to help those who are less fortunate. For those unfamiliar, Menu for Hope is an online charity event in which bloggers donate a prize that goes into a virtual raffle. Readers and others may then buy virtual raffle tickets for one or (hopefully)... More

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