Category Archives: Legends of Pizza

Dom Demarco on DiFara’s and Pizza

This is an extraordinary video by The New Yorker on Dom Demarco. He loves what he does. He loves making pizza. In the following video, he explains how people have offered to buy him out many times. He turned all of them down. They offered more money, and he still turned them down. He loves what […]

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Making Pizza Dough with Andris from Baking Steel

In this video, Andris of Baking Steel demonstrates a great dough recipe. He explains the dough recipe was inspired by Jim Lahey . Side Bar: Jim’s Book : My Pizza: The Easy No-Knead Way to Make Spectacular Pizza at Home Andris calls this the 72 hour dough. Hands-on time is about 5 minutes, and the actual creation […]

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Chris Bianco Pizza Tips

Chris Bianco of Pizzeria Bianco is one of the BEST pizza makers in the United States. He recently released his first cookbook:  Bianco: Pizza, Pasta and Other Food I Like.  Parade Magazine recently interviewed him and asked him for his top pizza making tips. Here is the link to The Article in Parade. His first tip is […]

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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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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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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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Slice Out Hunger Interview with Scott Wiener at Pizza Expo

If you are a pizza shop owner or just a pizza fan, you can make a difference in your community to to try help the hungry. In the following interview Scott Wiener talks about Slice Out Hunger and the impact it can have on a local community. Form the Sice Out Hunger website, here is […]

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Artisan Bread Making, Artisan Bread Baking Review with Peter Reinhart

This post is a review of Peter Reinhart’s Artisan Bread Making. I’ve been a fan of Peter Reinhart’s for quite a few years. I own several of his books including Artisan Breads Every Day. The books are great but I always felt I was missing something. I have been able to replicate some of the […]

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Season’s Greetings Pizza Fans!

Season’s greetings pizza lovers. Happy Christmas and Joyous Hanukkah. It’s hard to believe but it’s time to say good bye to Pizza Year 2016. Let’s Welcome Pizza Year 2017 with pizza friends, family and fireworks. Always Remember “Pizza on Earth, Good Will to All!” Let’s make 2017, the Best Pizza Year yet. Happy New Year […]

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