When I’m particularly frustrated at a person’s veneration of a celebrity, I often default to quoting a classic movie. Shout it when you know it: “Mickey Mantle? Is that what you’re upset about? Mickey Mantle makes $100,000 a year. How much does your father make? You don’t know? Well, see if your father can’t pay … More Mozzarella, Panini, and Pizza…oh my!
For several years now, Lance and I have wanted to do a pizza tour in NYC. There were two factors which kept us hesitant: First, we weren’t sure we wanted to do such a ‘touristy’ thing. Tours are for people in places they don’t go to often. A city you frequent multiple times over the … More A Self-Made Pizza Tour of NYC
Spoiler alert. Today’s post is about one of my favorite parts of my trip to Rome. I’ve been trying my best to hold off on sharing it until the very end, but I simply cannot. When my brother and his wife first moved to Rome, amidst the stammers and awkward pauses in their language classes*, … More La Locanda dei Girasoli
Jersey people know pizza. We know that no other state serves real pizza, the only exception being New York, because, duh, it’s New York. The other 48 states might serve different pizza*, but they don’t serve the real stuff. It’s basically an unspoken rule: when on vacation we don’t eat pizza…unless we’re vacationing in Chicago. … More Frank Pepe Pizzeria, New Haven, CT
For over ten years, I visited New York City having never tried a slice of pizza there. In New Jersey, everyone has an opinion regarding pizza; friendships are made and broken over which is the better slice. This debate spreads from joints located across the street of one another to locations counties apart. That in … More Adrienne’s Pizza Bar, NYC
It’s no secret that New York knows pizza, however, New Jersey holds a secret truth that many have been ignoring for far too long: New Jersey knows pizza better. For those who live in Jersey, we know the truth. We know it because we not only debate with other states that we have the best … More The Great Pizza Debate