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Our Tip Perhaps the best Neapolitan pizza in town. The Brussels sprouts pie is a must.
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Motorino: No Sleep 'til Naples

Motorino: No Sleep 'til Naples

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...

An East Village Pie-athalon: Who's Got The Best Neapolitan Pies?

An East Village Pie-athalon: Who's Got The Best Neapolitan Pies?

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, Luzzo's, or Numero 28?

First Taste: Motorino Pizza Is Awesome

First Taste: Motorino Pizza Is Awesome

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...

8 Pizzas That Haunt My Dreams, 2013

8 Pizzas That Haunt My Dreams, 2013

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.)

The Best Restaurants for Vegetarians in NYC

The Best Restaurants for Vegetarians in NYC

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.