Pizza

Una Pizza Napoletano Marks the spot Ahead of Orchard Street Opening

Posted April 26, 2018 at 5:01 am

Pizza maestro Anthony Mangieri officially returns to the city next week with his trendy Una Pizza Napolitano. For this third go-round, the restaurant has chosen the Lower East Side. Bright red neon lettering now illuminates the entrance of 175 Orchard Street ahead of the Monday opening (April 30). Upon debut, the 72-seat Una Pizza Napoletana […]

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Chinatown Bus Block of East Broadway Welcomes New Pizzeria

Posted April 25, 2018 at 5:08 am

The de-facto “bus depot” that is East Broadway between Pike and Rutgers will soon welcome its second pizza joint. The as-yet-unnamed slice spot is to take up residence in the east store of 150 East Broadway, the space previously held by a short-lived barbershop. With this addition alongside the Japanese dessert shop, The Little One, […]

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Una Pizza Napoletana is Opening on Orchard Street ‘Very Soon’

Posted April 6, 2018 at 5:00 am

Despite exterior appearances to the contrary, Una Pizza Napoletana on Orchard Street is happening sooner than you might think. In a podcast interview with Smart Pizza Marketing, pizzaioli Anthony Mangieri divulged that the “ovens are in” and that an opening should happen “very soon.” As in, early spring. And that it’s only a “matter of […]

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Hell Square’s Latest Pizza Joint Debuts on Ludlow Street

Posted April 4, 2018 at 5:01 am

The latest pizza joint to join the Hell Square landscape is now operational. While still unnamed at the moment – employees couldn’t confirm its identity – the takeout spot has been slinging slices from the storefront of 159A Ludlow Street since last week. What makes this place unique is the lack of space inside. The […]

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Hell Square Hits Peak Pizza Saturation with 11th Pizza Parlor

Posted March 2, 2018 at 5:00 am

There are nine pizza parlors currently operating within the eight-square-block confines of Hell Square. And two more are on the way. Given the numbers, it’s probably safe to say that this area is at peak pizza saturation. Elder statesman Rosario’s Pizza, located at the northwest corner of Orchard and Stanton Streets, is definitely the longest […]

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Local Favorite ‘Nonna’s Pizza’ is Closed for Good After Nearly a Decade on Clinton Street

Posted January 29, 2018 at 5:09 am

Nonna’s Pizza will not be reopening on Clinton Street. Thus concluding a nine-year residency on Clinton Street. The local eatery closed at the end of December thanks to an alleged impasse over its lease renewal. In other words, it wasn’t renewed. (The space has been advertised to rent since last August.) Now, more than a […]

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Inside the Pizza Joint that Replaced Cup & Saucer

Posted January 11, 2018 at 9:35 am

Gone is Cup & Saucer, and here is the replacement – the so-called Pizza Cafe and Grill, which opened this week. Signage for the newcomer first arrived in November, and has been tough to digest. It’s definitely gonna take some getting used to. Meanwhile, the interior of 89 Canal Street was upended and turned sideways […]

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La Margarita Pizza to Combine Operations at 168 Ludlow Street by Month’s End

Last modified December 21, 2017 at 7:17 am

For La Margarita pizza on Ludlow Street, the lengthy transition period is concluding. It’ll soon complete a relocation just up the block. Last day at 151 Ludlow Street is the end of this month. The handwritten sign below is posted to the front door. This move across the way to 168 Ludlow Street (formerly home […]

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We Lost the Cup & Saucer for this Cheap Pizza Joint

Posted November 28, 2017 at 5:00 am

The replacement was swift and unmerciful. We lost the venerable Cup & Saucer for this shit. In comes the so-called Canal Pizza. Signage for the (presumably) cheap-eats newcomer arrived over the holiday weekend, replacing that beautifully faded print with cartoonish iconography. Meanwhile, build-out of the interior has been ongoing the last couple weeks, as previously […]

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Gino Sorbillo’s Flagship Bowery Pizzeria Starts Serving Tonight

Posted November 27, 2017 at 5:00 am

Popular Naples pizzaiolo Gino Sorbillo is finally ready to debut his flagship city pizzeria. It’s been in the works on the Bowery for the better part of a year, and was supposed to have opened in the summer. Autumn instead; tonight, in fact. The highly-anticipated Sorbillo pizzeria at 334 Bowery sports approximately 60 seats, including […]

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