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Coal-Fired Ovens Hot New Trend in Pizza World

If you attended my Year in Pizza talk in early January, you know that 2008 saw a surge in the number of pizzerias using coal-fired ovens in the U.S. Since November 2007, Slice has kept a map of coal-oven pizzerias in the U.S., and in that time we've added countless new coalers. Not only has the rapidly increasing number of new coal pizzerias surprised us but where they're located has been interesting as well. Click through the jump for before-and-after maps.... More

NPR on Online Food Maps

This morning NPR aired a story about online food maps—highlighting websites and blogs that are using digitocartographic technologies such as Google Maps to expose delicioso places to eat. Among the sites mentioned: YumTacos.com, Chinese Food Map, and, yours humbly, Slice. If you wanna hear my droning voice, you can listen here.... More

National Coal-Oven Pizzeria Map Now Posted

I've been workin' in the coal mine, digging up some more coal-oven pizzerias to bring you. Although New York City and New Haven, Connecticut, are two of the most famous coal-oven towns, did you know there are coal joints in Florida; Philly; Chicago; Des Moines, Iowa; Dallas; and Scottsdale, Arizona? They're all on the Slice National Coal-Oven Pizza Map.... More

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