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Scott's Pizza Chronicles: Pizza Menu Time Machine

A note on the menu indicates that the pizzas are all 12 inches. A "Plain-Cheese" pizza is just $1.15 and every topping is twenty cents more. The most expensive pie is the "Twin Trees Delux," ringing in at a whopping $1.65 for sausage, mushrooms, onions, peppers and anchovies. Pepperoni is an option, but a letter from the owner tells me it wasn't on the menu when he started making pizzas in 1962. My favorite detail is the spelling of "muzzarella," which hints at the Rescignano family's pronunciation. More

A Slice for Cerberus

Airlines these days are great for delays and diversions, but they're not particularly good at customer service. But in the New York Times's "On the Road" column, Joe Sharkey focuses on two separate instances—in Syracuse and Albany, New York—in which pizza was ordered in for groups of stranded passengers. "I’m not going to keep you on the plane. I’m going to pull up to a gate where you can get off, as long as you wait there in case we have to leave. I know you’ve only had cheese and crackers. So I called the Sbarro in the terminal and... More

'The Syracuse Pizza Manifesto'

After much discussion and smacktalk about it in the Comments section, Slice was able to get a copy of the infamous "Syracuse Pizza Manifesto" by pizzafans D.J. Bubbles (right) and M.C. Treats. Though less a "manifesto" than a list, it is nonetheless helpful for pizza-craving 'Cuse folk. We'll see if this starts a flame war with the pizza cognoscenti in Syracuse the way it did between Bubbles and Mr. Cutlets. THE LEGITIMATE [SYRACUSE] TOP 10 10. PEPPINO'S: Great crust, good cheese, but a little too greasy. 9. MARTINO'S: Grab a great slice (much better than ordering a pie here) and... More

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