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Rizzo's Pizza

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Our Tip Home to a unique thin-crust square pan pizza with a sweet, concentrated tomato sauce and a touch of cheese. Very good when fresh, but eat it fast—delivery or take out don't treat it well.
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Rizzo's Fine Pizza, Astoria

Rizzo's Fine Pizza, Astoria

[Photographs: Adam Kuban] If you didn't already know what to order at Rizzo's Fine Pizza, the delivery boxes stacked high behind the counter and those in the hands of regular customers leaving with take-out tell you: "It's hip to be square." Yes, the square's the thing at Rizzo's, where they've been making it since 1959. Rizzo's Sicilian-style pies are notably thinner and crisper than most of those you'll find around New York City. This, to me, is a good thing. I find most square slices too bready, too lacking in flavor, and too filling....