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Old 02-04-2008, 10:42 PM   #1
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NY - New York City ... Pizza?

I plan on taking a trip to New York City in the spring and I was hoping someone on this forum could tell me what are some of the top spots there for pizza. Any info will be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

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Old 02-04-2008, 10:47 PM   #2
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I grew up there, and really compared to here in MN, I don't think you can find a bad slice of pie! they all know how to makea good one or they sink!
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Old 02-05-2008, 03:09 PM   #3
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Yeah, that's kind of liking asking where to get good gumbo in N'awlins or good barbeque in Memphis.
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Old 02-05-2008, 03:45 PM   #4
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Agree with all, just about any place in Manhattan you can't go wrong. You can get a great big slice for cheap too at some places.
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Old 02-05-2008, 05:08 PM   #5
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Upper West Side

If you're on the Upper West side, there's a place at Amsterdam and 73rd that I've eaten at several times, and family members have eaten at many times, I'm sorry I can't tell you the name of the place. The street corner there is dedicated to a fireman I once knew.

Like the folks said, any place is likely to be good. It's like Mexican food down here, if they aren't any good they won't stay in business.
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Old 02-05-2008, 05:21 PM   #6
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Thanks for the input. At least I'm learning about the quality of pizza in New York City and that it will easy to find a good pizza place.
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Old 02-05-2008, 05:36 PM   #7
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I had my first pizza in NYC, grew up there. And I consider most NYC pizzas as better than any I have had elsewhere. South Boston pizza come close.

There are folks who don't prefer NY pizza.. I consider them subversives - folks whose palates I would not trust to tell a bad clam.

But the Chicago folks, where I lived for a span, love their deep dish pizza. It is OK, a decent product, and I suppose technically it is a pizza.

But no, we are NYC pizza folks, hard znd true. Go to a bigger place in the city and you will get a chance to try what right now I miss very much.

Have a great time.
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Old 02-05-2008, 05:58 PM   #8
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I had my first pizza in NYC, grew up there. And I consider most NYC pizzas as better than any I have had elsewhere. South Boston pizza come close.

There are folks who don't prefer NY pizza.. I consider them subversives - folks whose palates I would not trust to tell a bad clam.

But the Chicago folks, where I lived for a span, love their deep dish pizza. It is OK, a decent product, and I suppose technically it is a pizza.

But no, we are NYC pizza folks, hard znd true. Go to a bigger place in the city and you will get a chance to try what right now I miss very much.

Have a great time.
Thanks for the information. I appreciate it.
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Old 02-05-2008, 07:36 PM   #9
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I agree with the others that say that most pizza in NY is excellent. There is a place called John's, at least I think that is the name. My memory could be faulty though. Anyway, a lot of people say their pizza is one of the better ones in the city. If you just chance it and go into the place closest to you though then you have a very high chance of getting a great pizza.
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Old 02-05-2008, 08:29 PM   #10
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Lombardi's on Spring Street....it's the city's oldest pizzeria. The meatball with ricotta cheese is a particular favourite.
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