'Scott Wiener' on Serious Eats

Save the Date: Slice Out Hunger in NYC, October 10

We're excited to let you know that Scott Wiener of Scott's Pizza Tours is once again putting together the annual Slice Out Hunger charity event. Proceeds go to City Harvest. Tokens are sold at the door and cost $1, each one redeemable for any one of a slice of pizza, a Fizzy Lizzy soda, or a raffle ticket. And we're equally excited to let you know that Serious Eats will be a part of the event this year —we'll be there volunteering, donating items for the raffle, and eating a few slices, of course! More

My Pie Monday: The Wackiest Pies of 2011

This week's My Pie Monday is a special edition featuring some of the craziest pies that your fellow Slice'rs created in 2011. The pies that arrive in the Slice mailbox each week are a source of constant inspiration. There's a lot of personality that comes through in the various styles and toppings. Here we have some of the wackiest ones to pass through the galleries this year! We'll be back to our regular MPM schedule as of next week. Look for any pies submitted between the 16th and 29th of December to appear in a deluxe New Year's post then.... More

Blogwatch: WFO Turned UFO

How do you get a two ton plus imported Italian WFO oven into a Brooklyn brownstone? With a crane of course. Scott Wiener covers the details on the hoist of Neapolitan newcomer Sottocasa's oven over a three story building and into it's new home outside the building. More

Tomato Class at the Brooklyn Brainery

There's a lot to know about tomatoes. Remember how much Scott Wiener had to say about them just in his post on the San Marzanos alone? There was lots of myth busting going on there, but if you want to hear more from him on the topic of this enigmatic fruit, then you need to get your tomato loving self to the Brooklyn Brainery tonight. Scott will be giving a talk and conducting a tasting in a class that goes from 7:00-8:30pm. Tickets are $15 at the door. More

My Pie Monday: Manteca Crust, Morel Pizza, and More!

Welcome back to My Pie Monday, Slice'rs! We've got some good lookin' pies in this week's line-up. Lacey Muszynski and Pizzablogger create a square pie double feature with a cameo by Paulie Gee's secret tomatoes. Norma427 works a little Mexican manteca into her dough and dhorst gives her Za'atar Zucchini topped pie a pretzel salt crust. Plus we have a pizza topped with foraged morels from Cary, clams casino from sunra, a beauty of a NY style pie by Ev, Wucactus1 creates a classic Margherita, Climbhighak makes an Italian meat pizza, and ScottWiener gives his mom the best Mother's Day present of all. More

Help 'Slice Out Hunger' on June 9

Scott Wiener (Scott's Pizza Tours) emails us that he's once again putting together the annual Slice Out Hunger charity event. Proceeds go to City Harvest. Tickets are sold at the door and cost $1, each one redeemable for any one of a slice of pizza, a soda, or a raffle ticket. (Obviously you can buy more than one ticket if you're hungry and thirsty and feeling lucky.) More

A Couple of Our Favorite Pizza Madmen Make a Pilgrimage to Naples

If you've followed Slice for any length of time, you've met Jason Feirman and Scott Wiener. Jason runs I Dream of Pizza, and Scott runs Scott's New York Pizza Tours. These two friends of Slice went on a spectacular-looking pilgrimage to Naples recently, visiting all the storied pizzerias and some cool pizza-related spots like a water buffalo farm and cheesemaking facility. Jason's got his recaps here: http://www.idreamofpizza.com/search/label/naples/ Go check 'em out. They're phenomenal. More

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