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Some guys dream about winning the Powerball jackpot, making love to Kate Upton, or scoring the winning touchdown in the Super Bowl. But personally, I spend most of my time dreaming about digging my face into a mouth watering slice of pizza. Fireworks are ignited. Music comes out of nowhere. And just like that, I’ve fallen in love once again. Since 2008, I've chronicled my pizza eating adventures in NYC and around the world on I DREAM OF PIZZA. From reviews and recipes to obscure video clips and news articles, this is your one stop shop for all things pizza.

Spunto Opening In West Village

As the newest addition to the proliferating pizza chainlet that includes Gruppo, Posto, and Vezzo, Spunto shares all the requisite DNA: gold-leaf window signage, a name that ends in “o,” and a menu of ultra-thin-crust pizzas. The West Village outpost ...

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Pizza Club: San Marzano – 2/25/09

Last night, a great Pizza Club took place at San Marzano on the Lower East Side. The pizza was delicious, although I must admit that it gets harder to distinguish between places the more pizza I eat. I tried four ...

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New York Daily News Trashes Co.

The New York Daily News gives Co. a less than stellar review. People care about toppings, too. Where’s the sauce? And where’s the flavor, especially in the Margherita pizza — the true measure of any good pizza place? The Popeye ...

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Are Manhattan Pizza Prices Dropping?

New York Magazine says so! Maffei Pizza in Chelsea is the latest to reduce the price of its slice (from $2.50 to $2). Brian Lehrer interviews owner Dominick Maffei, along with an economist, and discovers it’s because cheese costs have ...

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FoodistaNYC Presents Good Pizza In Queens

For those of you who aren’t familiar with FoodistaNYC, it’s a great blog that focuses on eating and drinking in Astoria and beyond! Vesta (link 1) Manducatis Rustica (link 1 / link 2) “As a passionate pizza lover myself,” says ...

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Sbarro May Not Make It Through The Year

Eater reports that Sbarro may not make it through 2009. Sweet! Sbarro. (Privately owned; about 5,500 employees). It’s not the pizza that’s the problem. Many of this chain’s 1,100 storefronts are in malls, which is a double whammy: Traffic is ...

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Jim Lahey Revels Recipie For Pizza At Co.

Read the full article here. No-Knead Pizza DoughAdapted from Jim Lahey, Co.Makes four 12-inch pizza crusts. 3 cups all-purpose or bread flour, more for dusting¼ teaspoon instant yeast (such as SAF brand)1½ teaspoons salt1½ cups water 1. In a large ...

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E.U. has closed; Pizzeria Moving In…

… according to the outgoing voice mail message: Ciao, and thank you for calling the former E.U. We are currently changing the E.U into a contemporary Italian-style pizzeria called Tonda. Tonda will be open in approximately six weeks and we ...

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