Price 1 of 4; Roey's · Italian; West Village; Roberta's · Pizza; Brooklyn. As an ode to the owners' heritage, Joe %26 Pat's produces Neapolitan-style pizza in the shape of crackers right in the restaurant for all to see. Because of prohibitive environmental regulations, pizzerias with charcoal ovens like Patsy's are a charming rarity in today's New York. I've lived in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens and every time I'm near Queens I stop at New Park Pizza in Howard Beach or Amore in Whitestone, which I would compare with most of the pizzerias you mentioned.
We offer a Bambino pizza for children so you can give them what they want and keep all the pizza for yourself. Proving that New York pizza is not synonymous with fast food, octogenarian Dom DeMarco took the time to prepare round and square pizzas at his nondescript Midwood pizza place. Although New York's first pizza restaurant (Lombardi's) opened its doors in Manhattan, Brooklyn is undoubtedly the epicenter of the megacity's vibrant pizza scene. Anyone who forgets the Bronx during a full pizza tour will miss out on an integral part of the New York pizza experience.
Then there is the Italian owner from Tuscany who prefers Roman pizza to Neapolitan pizza, but he is the one who likes New York pizza the most. The sides are particularly noteworthy, such as the good baked beans, the excellent macaroni and cheese and the salted potatoes of Syracuse, a nod to Dinosaur's hometown in upstate New York. Staten Island goes unnoticed when it comes to New York's boroughs, perhaps because it's the only district that isn't connected to the city's main subway system. Pizzerias in New York that serve slices cost ten cents a dozen, but those that serve slices with an artichoke on top are less common.
End an afternoon strolling through the New York Botanical Garden or seeing the stunning exotic creatures of the Bronx Zoo with dinner on Arthur Avenue, the district's answer to Little Italy.