Pizza

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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Scarr’s Pizza is Now Serving on Lower Orchard Street

Posted February 19, 2016 at 5:00 am

If you were waiting with bated breath, exhale. Scarr’s Pizza is now open on Orchard Street; yesterday was the debut. As promised, the throwback pizza parlor replicates that classic 1970s vibe, from wood-board paneling and spray fountains, down to the Pepsi-branded letter board. Eponymous owner Scarr Pimentiel admits that the booth seating in the back and the […]

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1970s-Style Pizzeria, Scarr’s Pizza, Debuts this Weekend at 22 Orchard Street

Posted February 10, 2016 at 5:00 am

​In just a few days’ time, lower Orchard Street will welcome its first new pizzeria. Scarr’s Pizza, whose signage has been teasing for more than six months, plans to open by next Tuesday at the latest. This, according to eponymous proprietor Scarr Pimentiel. As promised, the eatery effectively revives (and replicates) that classic 1970s pizza […]

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Scarr’s Pizza Adds New Signage on Orchard Street, Announces Halloween Opening Date

Posted October 15, 2015 at 9:37 am

With the gas snafu far in the rearview, progress is finally palpable down at Scarr’s Pizza on Orchard Street. The first real public evidence of its arrival was installed this week – simple store signage. As previously reported, Scarr’s Pizza is the maiden solo effort for eponymous owner Scarr Pimentiel. His goal is to revive […]

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‘Scarr’s Pizza’ to Revive Classic Pizza Parlor at 22 Orchard Street

Posted August 20, 2015 at 5:00 am

The former Chinese noodle distributor beside Fung Tu at 22 Orchard Street had been on the open market for years. Tombstone leasing signage held court even while it remained an active business. Not too long ago, however, the place finally found its replacement tenant. Enter Scarr’s Pizza. No, that’s not an allusion to the Lion King […]

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