Posts Tagged ‘pizza’

The Upper East Side’s No. 1 Pizza: Numero 28 comes to the ’hood bringing gourmet pizza that trumps the slice places

Written by Linnea Covington on . Posted in Dining Our Town, Our Town

When you first walk into Numero 28 (1431 1st Ave., at 75th St., on the Upper East Side, you wouldn’t guess it’s only a couple of months old. The setting feels warm and inviting, with rustic wooden tables, exposed brick walls, candlelight, a cozy brick pizza oven and a grandmother walking around and checking [&hellip
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When in Roma: Pizza Roma, on Bleecker Street, manages to stand out from the crowd

Written by Regan Hofmann on . Posted in Arts Our Town Downtown, Dining Our Town, Dining West Side Spirit, Eat & Drink, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

Photo courtesy of Pizza Roma To open another pizzeria on Bleecker Street, home to institutions like John’s, serious newcomers like Keste and enough NYU student-targeting Famous Original Rays to start an army, seems like utter lunacy. Open in Battery Park City, on the Lower East Side, in Sheridan Square, you want to tell these delusional owners. Pretty much anywhere else, save perhaps the three square blocks of Little Italy itself, [&hellip
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Pizza for Grownups

Written by admin on . Posted in Eat & Drink

By Nancy J. Brandwein “I’m in Park Slope,” my son said when I called to assess his after-school whereabouts. “What are you doing there?” “Hanging.” “What are you eating?” “A slice.”
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A Multi-Layered Meal

Written by admin on . Posted in Eat & Drink

Don’t let the name fool you—Angelina Pizza Bar offers more then just pizza. This family-friendly restaurant near West 105th Street not only has extensive Italian fare and a decent wine list but Chef Giancarlo Delanzo cooks his crazy creations in a brick oven with a rotating floor. As pies like the Bella Angelina (with zucchini [&hellip
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Remembering Sal

Written by admin on . Posted in Opinion and Column

To the Editor: When my son was in West Side Little League, at the end of the season we had a party in Riverside Park. I said I’d get pizzas. I ran up the hill to Sal & Carmine’s and brought back two pizzas. They were instantly devoured by the kids and the parents—probably more [&hellip
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So Long, Sal Malanga

Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit

For all but 13 days a year for nearly 50 years, the door to Sal and Carmine’s Upper West Side pizzeria was open. In rain, snow and unbearable heat, through brownouts, blackouts and financial crises, Sal Malanga worked, building perfect no-frills pizza pies in his shop, currently on Broadway at West 102nd Street
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