My New York City Pizza Experience

Listen Up New Yorkers, Here is What this NEPA Resident Thinks of Your Pizza!

If any of you follow me on Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook, you may have noticed that I was in New York City for a family vacation which of course meant that I was going to get my hands on as much New York pizza as I could. As a pizza critic, I would have loved to have developed a list of the consensus best pizzerias and visited them all, but “the best” is highly debatable, there are so many pizzerias in the Big Apple, and I was up against an incredibly packed itenerary with little time to sit and do my usual pizza review thing so I had to go with quantity over quality, but I still got a pretty good idea of what the touristy “slice to go” operation of New York City is like and how it stacks up to the equivalent pizza of Northeastern Pennsylvania.

I have to admit, there was a little bit of apprehension in the back of my brain about going into NYC and trying pizza that might be so great that it could call into question everything I’ve done, written, and said about our amazing pizza here in NEPA. What if the pizza everywhere around town was so great and put all of our pizza to shame? I put those odds at about 1 in a million, but still – what if? I have to say, the first pizza I tried was from Little Italy Pizza on 5th avenue and I was very impressed with the razor thin crust and how crispy yet foldable it was. The flavors were excellent with the sauce having a wonderful …read more