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The Corner Slice: The Best Slice Near 38th and 8th

A tourist standing at the corner of 38th and 8th after hopping off at Penn Station or the Port Authority might think they've stumbled upon some sort of pizza mecca: I mean, c'mon—there's four slice joints on one corner? Sad truth: they're all pretty bad, and they prey on two types of people—tourists, and late night drinkers. But if you absolutely must eat on this corner, here's my advice... More

Gray's Papaya in Greenwich Village Now Serving Dollar Slices

There's a reason why the hot dog line remains long while the line for dollar slices at Greenwich Village Gray's Papaya is nonexistant. The slices there, ladies and gents, are not very good. And, no, there are no hot dog–topped slices at Gray's. Although, if you spend an extra buck fifty, you can improvise, as I did — photographic evidence, after the jump. More

'New York' Mag on the Rise of the Dollar Slice

"New York" magazine's Intelligencer piece on dollar slices. [Image: New York magazine] New York magazine today runs a page in its Intelligencer section about the rise of dollar slices over the last year, with the surprising fact that "the materials used in an average pizza slice cost around 30¢." There's also an interesting tidbit that says that Joe's on Carmine Street "has served only one slice of Hawaiian pizza in its 37-year history — to a longtime customer who was pregnant and craving." Richard Morgan, who assembled these factoids for this piece, also emailed Slice with some more intel... More

Deal of the Day: Ray's Pizza Price Rollback

OK, OK. To add further confusion to the "which Ray's is the original Ray's" mix,* eight of the various Famous Original Ray's locations are rolling back prices to celebrate 45 years of "serving New Yorkers." Tomorrow (Tuesday, September 29) between the hours of 11 a.m. and midnight at the following Famous Original Ray's, regular slices and Sicilian slices will be 45¢. Each topping per slice is 45¢, and cans of Pepsi are 45¢. 204 Ninth Avenue (22nd/23rd); 831 Seventh Avenue (53rd); 736 Seventh Avenue (49th); 462 Columbus Avenue (82nd); 1710 Broadway (55th); 250 East Houston Street (Avenue A); 195... More

East Harlem Patsy's to Celebrate 76th Anniversary with 60-Cent Pizza, 90-Cent Steak

[UPDATE BELOW]I just received this email from Patsy's in East Harlem: Patsy's is celebrating its 76th bigger and better than ever! 90¢ steak, 60¢ pizza pies, 1¢ sodas. The NYPD and the FDNY will have a pizza-eating challenge. 118th Street and First Avenue will officially be renamed "Patsy's Way," and many other surprises. Join celebrities, elected officials, and others as we do this like never before. After the phone number in the contact info is the directive to "CALL TODAY (Limited Seating)." They probably don't want a repeat of last year. When: Wednesday, August 26, 2009; 11 a.m. to... More

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