Category Archives: Best Pizza

How to Plan a Pizza Crawl: Video Review of Scott Wiener in Pizza Quest

  Meet my friend, Scott Wiener, a pizza historian, pizza box expert and all around pizza professional. This is a review of Scott’s Wiener’s article in Peter Reinhart’s Pizza Quest on “How to Do a Pizza Crawl…” Scott Wiener is a pizza fanatic, as well as the founder of Scott’s Pizza Tours. I have had […]

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Pizzapalooza: September 10, 2017, MGM National Harbor

  It’s Pizzapalooza! If you love pizza this is an event you do not want to miss…. Here’s the deal: “United by their passion for pizza and Italian cuisine, our all-star chef lineup will be serving slices from the cities that made pizza famous; Chicago and New York. Bite into everything from Naples, American Artisan, […]

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9 Tips for Making Great pizza

Nine Tips for making Pizza 1.) Use Top Quality Ingredients: When you make pizza, you want to showcase your efforts by only using the best ingredients. If possible use locally sourced produce, if available. Everything you use should be the absolute best. 2.) Preparation is the key. Before you start, make sure you have taken […]

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Peter Reinhart Talks Great Pizza at Pizza Expo

Reinhart Speaks About Pizza and Bread One of my highlights of going to Pizza Expo was being able to have conversations with Peter Reinhart. Over the course of several days, I had multiple conversations with Peter and learned from each one. I like to think we started a long conversation many years ago that just […]

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What Is VPN Certification for Pizza (Vera Pizza Napoletana) ?

  What is VPN? According to the fornbravo.com website: “Vera Pizza Napoletana is a movement whose goal is to promote and protect the name and the product Pizza Napoletana; a style of pizza and tradition found in Naples. Simply put to be VPN certified you need a wood burning oven, proper ingredients and proper technique. […]

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Dom DeMarco Making Pizza at Di Fara’s Pizza

One of the most amazing experiences I have had was to visit Brooklyn with the express purpose of going to Di Fara’s Pizza experiencing Dom DeMarco in action. I was very curious to know why his pizza is legendary. Was the pizza as good as I had heard or was this just ordinary every day […]

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Best Pizza in Rhode Island: Federal Hill Pizza

While you can find pizza anywhere, the truly great pizza is made by those who have passion and understanding for the craft. Chef Billy Manzo is making not only great pizza but incredible pizza at Federal Hill Pizza, located in Providence, Rhode Island. He has taken his creations to a whole new level. The menu […]

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The Baking Steel Story with Andris Lagsdin

Andris Lagsdin has an incredible story of how he developed the Baking Steel. I’ve had conversations with both Tony Gemignani and Peter Reinhart who explained it is one of the best ways to cook pizza. Andris has an extensive food background. He learned the craft of cooking and ended up working with noted chef Todd English. He […]

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World’s Longest Pizza Attempt

This post is about an attempt to create the longest pizza in the World. The Italians claim the current record. No one in the pizza industry this record could ever be broken.   The current record was set in Naples, Italy, on 18 May 2016. The longest pizza measures 1,853.88 m (6,082 ft 3.40 in) […]

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How to Make The Best Pizza Sauce

What is the best pizza sauce to use for pizza? I get asked this question frequently.  How do you make pizza sauce as well as what is the best pizza sauce for pizza? Edward writes: “I just checked out Tony Gemignani’s Pizza Bible to see how he makes his pizza sauces & it seems that […]

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