O’Scugnizzo Pizzeria | Utica, NY

O'Scugnizzo Pizzeria_Sausage and Garlic Pizza

Celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2014, O’Scugnizzo Pizzeria is truly a staple of Utica, New York, and it is not just those in Utica who can enjoy their upside down pizzas – they now offer shipping throughout the continental U.S. to satisfy taste buds nationwide.  Eugeno Burlino (depicted in the painting on the wall in left-hand side of the […]

Adrienne’s Pizza Bar Review | New York (Financial Districit), NY

Adrienne's Pizza Bar in NYC_Pepperoni and Garlic Pizza

Adrienne’s Pizza Bar in New York City is located in the Financial District of lower Manhattan.  It is in a neat alley of restaurants and bars that is closed off to traffic and has picnic tables covering the road for the outside seating.  Not far from the New York Stock Exchange, I imagine this is an […]

Lombardi’s Pizza Review | New York (Little Italy), NY

Lombardi's in NYC_Margherita Pizza

Lombardi’s Pizza in New York, NY is recognized as the first pizzeria in the United States originally opened by Gennaro Lombardi in 1905.  Gennaro Lombardi was an Italian immigrant who began serving Neopolitan pizza in the Little Italy district of Manhattan in 1897 and received a license for his restaurant by the city of New York in […]

John’s Pizzeria Review | New York (Times Square), NY

John's Pizzeria_Half Traditional and Half Sausage and Garlic

John’s Pizzeria and their coal-fired brick oven pizza have been a staple of New York City since the late nineteen-twenties, and I could understand why as soon as I took my first bite of their legendary pizza.  The oldest John’s Pizzeria site is on Bleecker Street, and it still contains a lot of its original features.  I, however, ate […]

Sal & Carmine’s Pizza Review | New York (Upper West Side Manhattan), NY

Sal & Carmine's Pizza in New York City, New York - Upper West Side Manhattan_Pepperoni Pizza

Sal & Carmine’s Pizza is a popular, although unassuming, spot in the upper west side of Manhattan.  It has been around for awhile, and it is rumored that either Sal or Carmine are always there making pizzas.  I can attest to the fact that there was an elderly gentleman who took my order, but I am not […]