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Famous Ben's of Soho

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Our Tip A standout NYC slice. Try the Palermo if you want a change of pace.
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Daily Slice: Famous Ben's Pizza of Soho, NYC

Daily Slice: Famous Ben's Pizza of Soho, NYC

The heft and weight of a typical slice comes from the crust and cheese department, but the body of the Palermo is in the breadcrumb thickened sauce. Laced with traces of roasted garlic and herbs, and lots of translucent, diced onions, it has a depth of flavor matched only by its textural depth. All resting on a pillow of dough with a lightly pan-fried bottom crust, the sfinicione at Ben's makes a good case for "just one more slice".

How to Find and Order Great Pizza in New York

How to Find and Order Great Pizza in New York

A plain slice from Best Pizza [Photograph: Jessica Leibowitz] As a New Yorker, I'm unfit to make the call on whether or not we have the best pizza in the world. It's against my basic upbringing to even entertain the notion that our pizza, bagels, pastrami, and hot dogs aren't the best. But if you, as a visitor to our fair city, want to make the call for yourself, you should start by getting the best that NY has to offer. Finding great pizza in New York used to be as easy as going to the closest street corner and...