looking for great pizza. And whenever we find something
really superb, someone comes along and asks, "...but have you tried..."
and names some pizzeria we haven't been to (and in many cases, never
heard of) and we're off on more pizza adventures!
The hunt is neverending and glorious. Well,
not always glorious, but often rewarding. And, as it's been
the hunt is frequently more important than the pizza. We've
some fascinating people on this journey, been to some interesting
places, and there'll be more and more as time goes by.
section of the site is all about the journey - the places we go and
people we meet in our pizza quest. It's a work in progress,
if you've got a pizza adventure story, feel free to contact
We spent a month in India, a country not known for great pizza. Of course, we had to try some (who goes anywhere for a month without pizza?)
What did we try, where did we try it, and how did we like it? Here's our Pizza In India story.
Scott Wiener has turned his passion for pizza into Scott's Pizza Tours,
guiding pizza lovers on pizza adventures throughout New York City!
We got on the bus with Scott, and you
can read about it here!
Paul Giannone has gone from pizza aficionado to owner/pieman of Paulie Gee's in
Greenpoint, Brooklyn. On a recent evening, he was good enough to allow
Cary to come in and work behind the counter, stretching dough and
getting flour on his shoes, studying with Paulie and his son, Derek
Here's the story of Cary's Night
At Paulie Gee's...
that people loved pizza.
had no idea we'd be joining a community, even a
pizza-bloggers, writers, photographers and all-around foodies!
had dinner (pizza, of course) with a bunch of them at Nomad Pizza Co.
in Hopewell, NJ. Quite an event - a gathering of the
about it here...
photo by Philip Given
You may have read about our journey
to Charlotte to take a pizza class with Peter Reinhart...
Well, when Chef Reinhart came to NYC to teach a breadmaking class, we
were able to whisk him off to Umberto's
for his first Grandma pizza! We also got to share Umberto's version
of the Margherita pizza, which none of us had tried before. The
whole story is here...
We drove our motorhome cross-country, and of course we had to stop in
Phoenix to visit
Bianco! Not only did we have phenomenally great
pizza, but Chris Bianco gave us an interview that blew us
away! Share our Twenty
Minutes with Chris Bianco...
Visit the Pizza in India page
Visit the Scott's Pizza Tour page
the Our Lunch with Peter
the Pizza Party at Nomad
the Twenty Minutes with
Chris Bianco page
the Night at Paulie Gee's
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