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Dear Slice: 'Cafe Daniello's Has the Best Everyday Slice in Midtown East'

Reaching in to the Slice mailbag, we've got ... [Photograph: Adam Kuban] Adam,I know the "classic New York slice" is out of vogue. There are number of reasons for this, including what I believe to be the primary one: The margins on making decent pizza slices are terrible and no new pizza places, especially in Manhattan, have an easy time even paying the rent, let alone other expenses. So everyone new looks for new haute cuisine gimmicks, be they coal- or wood-firing, weight or quality of ingredients.Meanwhile, the slice, which New York used to own—and in my teenage years in... More

NYC: Gyro Uno in Astoria for Greek-Style Pizza

This just rolled in from the comments of the Regional Pizza Styles glossary: Hope it's not too late to comment on the New England–Greek-style pizza, but considering it's one of my favorites (and considering Astoria just got a shout out in your most recent post)—VOILA!Gyro Uno, 28-01 Steinway Street, Astoria NY 11103 (at 28th Avenue; map)I've found reheated slices in house are vastly superior to whole pies. One of my favorite places to get pizza in New York. (That IS saying a lot ...)—samm... More

Dear Slice: 'May I Recommend Johnny's in Louisiana and Its Cajun Pizza?'

Reaching in to the Slice mailbag, we've got a great email that really makes me enjoy blog-blabbing. Mike here was one of the tens of thousands of folks who discovered Slice when the Yahoo homepage linked to our Domino's new recipe review last week. I just read your article on the "new Domino's Pizza." I have seen the commercials for the "new" pizza pies. I have yet to try them out, but I will in the near future. To be blunt, I have never, ever been a fan of Domino's. It always tasted quite crappy to me. I used to... More

Dear Slice: Arturo's in Maplewood, New Jersey

I believe this email (received early last week*) is made redundant by the recent talk going on about the Munchmobile's exploits, but it's still worth making into its own post for folks who might not read through to the comments. It's from one Lou T. — no doubt the same Lou T. you know from the comments here on Slice. —The Mgmt. Reaching in to the Slice mailbag, we've got ... You should head over to Arturo's in Maplewood, New Jersey. It's a stone's throw from Manhattan (closer to Newark) and they do everything fresh. Sauce from fresh tomatoes, house-made... More

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