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Di Fara Pizza

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Di Fara Pizza: Everything You Need to Know

Di Fara Pizza: Everything You Need to Know

UPDATE: All You Need to Know About Di Fara, 2009 » We at Slice believe that the passing of all special occasions should be marked with food. And what better way to start 2004 than with a delicious pizza? Nestled incongruously among kosher restaurants and variety stores in the largely Orthodox Jewish section of Midwood, Brooklyn, DiFara Pizza is easily our favorite pizzeria in the city. So when I woke up—late, not surprisingly—it was the obvious choice. I called Seltzerboy, Slice's wire editor, and we were off. Readers who have been to DiFara already know what makes it so good....

All Di Fara Plain Pizzas Are Safe for Vegetarians

All Di Fara Plain Pizzas Are Safe for Vegetarians

Because we haven't posted about Di Fara in, oh, a month and a half ... [Photograph: Adam Kuban] Maybe only diehard Di Fara freaks knew this, but at one point, the sauce for the square pies was meat-based. That's no longer the case, according to the Di Fara Facebook Fan Page: Isaac Sitt: Just curious, my understanding is that the round pies are completely vegetarian (no meat or chicken stock in the sauce) and the squares are not vegetarian. Please confirm, thanks, and Happy Easter! Di Fara's reply: Years ago the sauce used for the square pies was meat-based. We...

16 Great Square Slices in NYC

16 Great Square Slices in NYC

When we think of New York pizza, we often envision a pointy-tipped classic slice. Or when we think about the city's newer pizzerias, increasingly, we're dealing with a Neapolitan or neo-Neapolitan pie. But there's no end of great square slices in the city—from puffy Sicilian to thinner, garlicky grandma slices to newer innovations like pickled vegetable pizza. Here are 16 of our favorite square slices in the city. What's your favorite?

The 10 Best Pizzas in NYC

The 10 Best Pizzas in NYC

When deciding on this list, certainly history, setting, and pedigree had an impact, but in the end, it was all about the flavor. We didn't care whether the joint was 80 years old, or 8 months old, as long as they served a tasty pie. And here they are. Our favorite pizzas in the city. A mix of the old, a mix of the new, a representation of most of the boroughs, a bit of something delicious for everyone.

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...