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An Addendum To The New York Times 10 Best Slice Spots

Last week, Pete Wells, the New York Times food critic, published an article highlighting ten of the best slice places in New York City. While pizza lists are ubiquitous these days, this list seems to have been particularly well circulated. Sure, it’s from the New York Times. But I was texted, tweeted, and e-mailed this list more times than I can count. From friends. From family. From colleagues. From media outlets. Pretty much everyone wanted to know what I thought. ...

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All Things Pizza Podcast: Episode 2 Now Available

Last month, in conjunction with IDreamOfPizza’s 10 year anniversary, I launched a podcast about pizza to uncover the stories and personalities behind the world’s most beloved food. All Things Pizza debuted with an episode featuring Paulie Gee. And today, I’m excited to share the latest episode with you. Writer Jenny Zhang joins the podcast to take us on a journey to China — where her and her grandmother forged a special bond over the most unlikely of foods: pineapple pizza ...

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Celebrate IDreamOfPizza’s 10 Year Anniversary With Me

Next month, marks the 10 year anniversary of IDreamOfPizza. Since the launch of the blog back in 2008, I’ve eaten at thousands of pizza places — across more than 30 states and 20 countries — all in great company. So to celebrate, I am organizing a series of TEN pizza (lunches and) dinners at TEN of my favorite New York area pizza places, each for a party of TEN people (see a theme here?). Whether we are regular dining companions — ...

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IDreamOfPizza Launches A Podcast: ALL THINGS PIZZA

This fall, IDreamOfPizza will be celebrating its 10 year anniversary. I have a lot in store to mark the occasion (more on that soon). But in conjunction with the anniversary, I am excited to annouce that I am launching a brand new podcast: All Things Pizza. While IDreamOfPizza mostly focuses on reviews of pizzerias these days, I wanted an outlet to bring to light the incredible stories and personalities behind the world’s most beloved food. A decade ago, podcasts were ...

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Pies On The Jersey Shore: Porta In Asbury Park

If there is any town along the Jersey Shore that’s become a microcosm of Brooklyn, you could make a strong case for Asbury Park. New residential developments, artisanal-focused dining and even a shuffleboard club — there is perhaps nowhere in America where hipsters can more seamlessly “GTL.” A necessary landmark in any area that’s being redeveloped is an upscale pizza place. And in Asbury Park, Porta (911 Kingsley St) fits the mold quite well. The restaurant actually preceded much of ...

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