Think Italian food? Think Pizza. Pizza is the first thing to come to my mind whenever I think about Italian food. Cheese on some dough is an absolute paradise.
How did Pizza, an Italian cuisine even reach a city like New York?
You’d be surprised to know that New York has the largest population of Italian Americans. Italian cuisine is present at every nook and cranny in the city. This is the reason for all the amazing Italian places in the city of New York.
Where did it all start?
If you have heard about Lombardi’s, the famous touristy pizza place in the city, you’d know that it was also the first pizza place in the United States to obtain a license. That too, back in 1905!
Be it the late night pizza cravings, the family dinners or romantic dates, you can never go wrong with pizza. We have curated some of the most amazing pizza places in the city for you for the times when you crave a slice.
If you’re a crispy, thin crust person, this is the spot for you. Speedy Romeo, the hip Clinton Hill/Bed-Stuy pizza joint that once served as the Brooklyn location of Cafe Grumpy on Girls, is probably the only place in New York where you can find some of the best pizzas in the city.
Old school, very crowded but definitely worth the time. Di Fara has a special sauce that has been its USP since the beginning. It’s old-fashioned and simple, but equally brilliant. Come here for some handmade pizza pies that will take your heart away.
Pizza or Calzone? Or both?
If that’s your debate every time, this is the place for you. Do you know Beyonce and Jay-Z once skipped the Grammys to eat here.
Even if you’re travelling to Washington DC, it’s just a short Washington DC to NYC bus ride away. These places will make the detour worth it.