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Tony's Pizza: Old-School New York and Sicilian Slices in Williamsburg

Slice Nick Solares 7 comments

Continuing my search for a decent Chicago-style deep dish pizza in New York (a search that is proving rather quixotic), I found myself in Brooklyn this week. Once again, I was sorely disappointed by the deep dish pie, but in the process, I discovered a neighborhood gem. More

A Deep Dish Disappointment at Big Nick's on the Upper West Side

Slice Nick Solares 18 comments

It brings me no joy to write this review. I, like many New Yorkers, have fond memories of Big Nick's, the venerable Upper West Side dive. Truth be told, I haven't been in there in about 20 years, but I warmly recall eating hearty portions for not very much money whilst stuffed into Big Nick's tight booths, surrounded by a thousand handwritten signs, with the banter of the colorful cast of characters who work and eat there providing much merriment. When I discovered that they serve a Chicago-style pie I decided to make a journey back to the UWS to check it out. More

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