Pizza

‘Nonna’s LES Pizzeria’ Might Not Have Much Time Left on Clinton Street

Last modified August 28, 2017 at 2:43 pm

This isn’t a good sign for the eight-year-old Nonna’s LES Pizzeria on Clinton Street. Literally. Just look toward the second floor to scope out the “store for rent” placard nestled between the bar’s of the fire escape. Update: a reader tells us that the pizzeria is not closing, and that the availability is for the space […]

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Your First Look Inside Gino Sorbillo’s Incoming Pizzeria on the Bowery

Posted June 29, 2017 at 5:15 am

With one up and running in Little Italy (i.e. Zia Esterina), revered pizza maker Gino Sorbillo is mere days from debuting his new pizzeria on the Bowery. Doors have been propped open the last couple weeks to reveal the current progress at 334 Bowery. Take a look inside. We’re told that Sorbillo should open sometime next week. […]

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Pala Pizza Seized After 11 Years on Allen Street

Posted May 26, 2017 at 5:12 am

Death paid a visit to Pala this week in the form of City Marshals. The eleven-year-old pizzeria was seized and returned to the landlord on Tuesday. As for the restaurant itself, the furnishings and interior are still intact. Packed up for the night never to reopen. The Pala pizzeria opened on this upper stretch of […]

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Sauce Restaurant Introduces New ‘LES Pizza’ Takeout Window on Allen Street

Last modified April 14, 2017 at 8:30 pm

Sauce introduced a new grab-and-go pizza concept at its Lower East Side restaurant yesterday. Their take on thin-crust pizza, dubbed LES Pizza, is dispensed through the window of 78 Rivington Street, and available 5pm to 12am daily. Delivery is also an option, via Seamless. The so-called pizza window just off the kitchen on the Allen […]

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Gino Sorbillo’s Pizza Joint Makes it Official on the Bowery

Posted March 22, 2017 at 5:16 am

Naples pizza master Gino Sorbillo is inching closer to unveiling his newest restaurant. The eponymous stateside pizzeria, the first in America, will soon open at 334 Bowery, between Bond and Great Jones Streets. Sidewalk shed was recently removed, and teaser posters installed in the now-liberated windows. Exact timetable on opening is elusive. By summertime seems […]

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Naples Pizza Master Gino Sorbillo Headed to the Bowery with New Pizzeria

Posted January 27, 2017 at 5:14 am

It doesn’t look like 334 Bowery is yet done with pizza operators. Next up is famed, Naples-based pizza maker Gino Sorbillo. News of his arrival on the Lower East Side came through Community Board 2, as Sorbillo seeks full liquor privileges for the establishment. La Pizzeria Sorbillo is his claim to fame, much beloved by […]

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Why L’asso Pizza on Mott Street Won’t be Reopening

Posted November 9, 2016 at 5:00 am

There is no hope for L’asso Pizza. After our last article about its sudden demise, the comments section overheated with accusations that the closure was only temporary to correct an alleged “gas leak” at 192 Mott Street. And that the blacked-out signage was graffiti related. Needless to say, the shop remains gated and dormant. It’s […]

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‘Saluggi’s East’ Pizzeria Bows on Grand Street, but Booze Only for Now

Posted September 12, 2016 at 5:07 am

The latest pizzeria to open below (or, technically on) Grand Street on the Lower East Side is fully operational. Tribeca-based Saluggi’s East debuted over the weekend, bringing with it another area option for brick oven pizza. The new location arrives a few weeks later than anticipated. However, the opening comes with a hitch. Con Edison apparently […]

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Luzzo’s Pizza has a New Pizza Nook Inside 310 Bowery Bar

Last modified June 16, 2016 at 9:18 am

Last month, local chain Luzzo’s Pizza quietly debuted a new outpost on the Bowery. Not standalone, though. The restaurant now operates a minuscule satellite in the front entrance of newcomer 310 Bowery Bar. A symbiotic relationship. The setup is a smaller replica of itself. The oven abuts the front window of 310 Bowery Bar, flanked […]

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Scarr’s Pizza: Bad Old Days, Good Old Pizza

Posted February 26, 2016 at 9:25 am

This is a devotional to pizza never before successfully sung When I walked into Scarr’s Pizza, I wanted to yell “Do You Even Pizza?” like the millennial that appear to be. The space identically mirrors every single slice moment of my childhood growing up in the Tri-State Area. The taste blows all pizza in a […]

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