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Daily Slice: Polpettine Pie at Lil' Frankie's

Slice J. Kenji López-Alt 5 comments

Opened in 2002, Lil' Frankies in the East Village started serving Neapolitan-ish pizzas in Manhattan before anyone could have even predicted the current wave of Neapolitan pizzerias that the city is awash in.There's some pretty stiff competition for Neapolitan pizza in Manhattan these days. Does Lil' Frankie's continue to stack up? More

Pizza-Tuned Beer at Lil' Frankie's

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"[Sixpoint] beers are a staple at beer lovers’ haunts like Barcade in Williamsburg and Jimmy’s No. 43 in the East Village. Gramercy Tavern pours Sixpoint, and Lil’ Frankie’s in the East Village has a pale ale custom-made to suit its pizza." [New York Times] Lil' Frankie's: 21 First Avenue, New York NY 10003 (b/n 1st and 2nd streets; map); 212-420-4900; lilfrankies.com... More

In the East Village: Two Boots vs. Lil' Frankie's

Slice Adam Kuban 8 comments

Eastvillagepodcasts.com pits two East Village pizza mainstays against one another: Two Boots vs. Lil' Frankie's. If you've had both and have taste buds, I think you know who wins this one.... More

Daily News Pizza Roundup

Slice Adam Kuban 3 comments

This is another week-old one that we neglected to post about during our renovation. The Daily News did a roundup of New York City's best pizzerias last week. As we told Eater, the new foodblog from the folks who brought you Curbed: A nice roundup, I think. A lot of it is old hat to me, but there were some nice surprises in there, particularly a couple Brooklyn places (Graziella's, Laura's) that have been lurking one or two neighborhoods over from Slice HQ.Irene Sax knows her stuff, and I agree with most of her assessments, although I don't know why... More

Voice Choices

Slice Adam Kuban 2 comments

SAY NUMBER 13: Dom DeMarco, Slice's "Italian hero," makes the cover of this week's Village Voice. The alt-weekly's Robert Sietsema tallies his top 100 Italian restaurants, DeMarco of Di Fara fame clocking in at lucky thirteen. Robert Sietsema of the Village Voice runs down his top 100 Italian restaurants. Seeing as how pizza is Italian or Italian American (depending on style), there are more than a few pizzerias in the mix. The usual suspects appear throughout as well as a few surprises and what might be hidden gems. Following, we've digested the list, ignoring any nonpizza establishments. For the full... More

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