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Sal & Carmine's Pizza

Editors' Pick
Our Tip The slices are large, a little salty, and moderately greasy in that great New York slice kinda way. The aged mozzarella is flavorful and sparingly applied, and the sauce is sweet and tangy.
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Upper West Side: Sal & Carmine's

Upper West Side: Sal & Carmine's

Photograph from blueneurosis on Flickr I've begged and I've begged, but to no avail. I told Sal and Carmine my wife had a broken leg. They wouldn't budge. They wouldn't deliver. I've had the following imaginary conversation with Sal and Carmine many times. "But Sal," I plead, "you make one of the best slices in Manhattan. I mean, it's not even close. I love your charred crust, your sauce, your full-cream mozzarella. Do you know how many of your slices I've eaten in the past 24 years!" I do a quick calculation. "Fifteen hundred. I've eaten fifteen hundred of...

Sal and Carmine's: Worth the Hertz Surcharge

Sal and Carmine's: Worth the Hertz Surcharge

On many hot summer weekends in New York City, we end up renting a car and high-tailing it out of the city to beat the heat and smell some grass and flowers. And though I hate paying Hertz for an extra hour (they charge a fortune), I have incurred that charge at least once because I just had to stop at Sal & Carmine's to pick up a pizza. Frankly, it's worth it, because the pizza there is that good....

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.

New York Quintessentials: 12 Classic Pizza Joints You Should Know

New York Quintessentials: 12 Classic Pizza Joints You Should Know

New York has long been regarded as a, if not the, pizza Mecca. But these days, many of our city's most highly publicized pizzerias share increasingly less with the slice joints and classic pie shops that engendered that reputation in the first place. Whether you're a native New Yorker or a first-time visitor, here are 12 old-school pizzerias you should definitely know.

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...