Motorino 349 East 12th Street, New York NY 10003 (near First Ave.; map); 212-777-2644; motorinopizza.com Pizza Style: Neapolitan Oven Type: Wood-fired Price: $11 to $17 Hours: Sun.-Thurs., 11 a.m.-midnight, Fri., Sat., 11 a.m.-1 a.m. Delivery available When Anthony Mangieri closed Una Pizza Napoletana last year it was a loss for lovers of Neapolitan pizza. No one was more passionate--some would say militant--about their pizza than Mangieri, and I don't think anyone produced a more authentic Neapolitan pizza outside Naples. But as much as a labor of love as it was, I often wondered how sustainable Una was in the...
[Photo from an excellent writeup by Blondie and Brownie] It's hard to find a truly delicious tiramisu in this city, but I was blown away by dessert at Motorino, our readers' favorite pizza in New York. Generous on the...
Here's a question we get time and again: where can I take a date for good food without breaking the bank? And can I do it without looking like a cheapskate? Yes you can, and here are 40 ways to do so.
There are three Neapolitan-ish pizzerias all within a one block radius in the East Village between 11th and 12th street and Avenues A and 2, making it a prime dining destination for pie-eaters from the city. The question is: If you're headed to the East Village, which pizzeria should be on the top of your list? Is it Motorino,
Clockwise from top left: Motorino has a nice airy space on Graham Avenue and Devoe Street. The C.R.U.S.T.™ scan reveals the char quotient. A Margherita pie, boxed for take-out. Motorino 319 Graham Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11211 (at Devoe Street; map); 718-599-8899; motorinopizza.com Getting There: L train to Graham Avenue; walk 1 block south from train Pizza Style: Neapolitan; 10-inch pies, enough for one person Oven Type: Wood-burning The Skinny: Based on what I've had so far, the only Neapolitan-style pizza in New York better than this one right now is Una Pizza Napoletana. Excellent bready crust with great hole...
Every year I like to recap the eight pizzas that really took hold of my imagination. Here are the eight pies or slices that I keep thinking about weeks and sometimes months after having eaten them. (With a very special bonus NINTH pie this year.)
In addition to new waves of vegetarian-friendly ethnic restaurants across the city, more and more chefs are focusing on making vegetables just as delicious as their meaty main course alternatives. We've rounded up some of our favorite vegetarian-friendly restaurants in the city, from casual sandwich spots to fine dining palaces.
In case you didn't know it, I'm leaving New York at the end of this month, quite possibly for good. But before I leave, I need to get a few bites in. These picks aren't my line up of the city's best restaurant or my best bites. What they are, however, is a good representation of the restaurants I'll miss most.