A man lights birthday candles on a pizza.

It’s the 20th anniversary of Slice

I almost let the day go by without noting it, but today’s the 20th anniversary of Slice, the pizza blog I founded on October 13, 2003.

A quick visit to Toronto: Superpoint Pizza and Descendant

In November 2019 I took a quick trip to Toronto for work, to attend a weekend conference. Of course you know I had to try some pizza while there. At the top of my list was Descendant Pizza for its Detroit-style pies, but I also got a good rec for Superpoint

A Sicilian-style pizza with chopped basil on top.

Philomena’s fantastic red squares

Philomena’s is relatively new pizzeria in Sunnyside, Queens, having just celebrated its one-year anniversary. It’s run by Dave Acocella, an affable guy who was a longtime manager at now-defunct celebrity magnet Da Silvano before branching out into pizza-making at Paulie Gee’s and Sorbillo NYC. How good are Acocella’s chops? At Sorbillo, which is the NYC … Read more