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The Bronx: Louie & Ernie's Pizza for a Sausage/Onion Pie to Haunt Your Dreams

[Photograph: Adam Kuban] Louie & Ernie's Pizza 1300 Crosby Avenue, Bronx NY 10461 (at Waterbury Ave.; map); 718-829-6230 Getting there: Closest train is the 6 at Buhre/Crosby aves; from there, it's a 15-minute walk south along Crosby Pizza style: New York Oven type: Gas oven The skinny: ZOMG. You need to get the sausage or sausage-and-onion pie. It will become an obsession When I posted my Top 8 Pizzas of 2009, there was one that didn't make the list. Not because it wasn't worthy but because I published that rundown just days before I visited Louie & Ernie's in... More

Seattle: Serious Pie's Cherry-Bomb Pepper and Sausage Pizza Is the ...

[Photograph: Adam Kuban] Serious Pie 316 Virginia Street, Seattle WA 98101 (map); 206-838-7388‎; website Pizza Style: Artisanal Oven Type: Wood-fired The Skinny: The crust is soft and incredibly airy but takes most of its crispness from a dusting of cornmealsemolina. The Margherita is good, but the real thing to get here is the sausage-and-cherry-bomb-pepper pie. It's amazing. Price: $14 to $16. Happy hour half-pies are $5 M–F, 3–5 p.m. After 48 hours of reminiscing, hanging out with old friends, and eating a boatload of pizza in Portland, my next stop was Seattle, aka Jet City, aka the Emerald City,... More

A Pizza-Eating Feat for the Ages

Stronger than ever as the month comes to an end [Photograph: Ron Kaplan] Just three weeks ago, I introduced you to a man who was a week into his effort to complete what might be the greatest pizza-eating feat in the history of humankind. Thanks to an article in the Chicago Tribune, we now know the man's name is Craig Scharoff, he has a remarkably forgiving palate, and that if he made it through the entire month of October eating no food other than sausage pizza (with optional additional toppings), he stood to make a four-figure sum. Well, October... More

An Epic Quest For Pizza Immortality: Eating Nothing But Sausage Pizza for a Month

Going strong on Day 4. The place: An unknown office in the Chicago area The date: Late September 2009 The event: The birth of an American Hero How many among us have made the claim that we could eat nothing but pizza for the rest of our lives? I certainly have on more than one occasion, and the typical responses range from silence to mild amusement. Occasionally, someone calls me out, which leads to immediate backtracking on my part. Nobody, I reason, could actually eat nothing but pizza. No human being, I think to myself, could possibly be that... More

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