'Escape from New York Pizza' on Serious Eats

Brain Dump: West Coast Pizza Madness 2009, Where I Visited

View West Coast Pizza Tour in a larger map [All photographs by Adam Kuban unless noted] I know it's taken me a while to get the lead out re this trip. I've been back in NYC for six days after 12 days total on the road (nine actual pizza-eating days among those). I figured that regular Slice readers might want the skinny on which places I visited while out west. They're above in the map, but I'll also list them below, after the jump.... More

Portland, Oregon: Escape from New York Pizza

[Photographs: Adam Kuban] Escape from New York Pizza 622 NW 23rd Avenue, Portland OR 97210; map); 503-227-5423 Pizza Style: New York–style Oven Type: Steel-deck gas oven The Skinny: A stand-up stand-in for a New York–style slice — but in Portland! Price: $2.95 for cheese (plain) slice; $3.50, pepperoni It's long, narrow, and often crowded. The folks behind the counter are reputed to have a bit of attitude but are actually pretty nice. It's cash-only and is open late. Sound New York enough for you yet? Well, the slices deliver on the promise implied in this joint's name. Yes, Escape... More

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