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In Chicago, Deep Dish By The Slice At Art Of Pizza

During a recent road trip I took to the South and Midwest, I made a number of stops along the way for pizza. Stop #1 was Five Points Pizza in Nashville, Tennessee, followed by Garage Bar in Louisville, Kentucky. Which brings us to… Chicago. Land Of The Deep Dish Pie. It had been seven years since I was last in the Windy City, so I was excited to return. I’ve previously reviewed deep dish pies at Pequod’s and Lou Malnati’s (in ...

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Traditional Neapolitan Pies In Kyoto @ Pizza Mercato

Kyoto, Japan — which was once the country’s capital city — is well known for its classical Buddhist temples, imperial palaces, and Shinto shrines. It’s a city filled with a rich history and strong culture. And also some pretty tasty pizza. This past summer, I took my second trip to Japan. Back in 2012, I reviewed a few Tokyo pizzerias on this site. At the time, I was really impressed with the quality of the ingredients and the craftsmanship than went ...

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Yankees CC Sabathia Tries Good NYC Pizza For The 1st Time

R2C2 is an excellent podcast hosted by Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia and sportscaster Ryan Ruocco. On every episode they sit down with a different guest — typically an athlete or celebrity — to discuss a variety of topics. Although the podcast was initially published through The Players Tribune, its current home is over on UNINTERRUPTED, a digital media company co-founded by Lebron James. In one of the final episodes that was recorded prior to the switch over to UNINTERRUPTED last year, CC ...

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Impossibles Pizza: Pies From A Van On Oahu’s North Shore

The North Shore of Oahu is known for its surfing and its shrimp trucks, not for its pizza. But as I was driving along Kamehameha Highway – the North Shore’s main roadway – on a recent vacation, I came across a man… in a van… serving pizza. His truck looked like it belonged outside of Woodstock (or maybe Burning Man) with hand scrawled menus and pizza artwork covering every exterior surface. But it was the pizza “flag” that caught my ...

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Violet: Grilled Pizza Perfection In The East Village

Have you ever had grilled pizza before? If your answer is yes, then there is a good chance it was pizza that someone made for you on their home grill. But it’s unlikely that it resembled the phenomenal grilled pizza that’s currently being served at Violet (511 East 5th Street), the latest restaurant from the team behind Emily and Emmy Squared. Those two namesake spots I would consider to be pizza places that happen to serve some other notable dishes ...

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