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Parlor Game

A pizza boomlet in a city that never tires of the stuff.

  1. 1. Solo Pizza

    27 Ave. B, nr. 3rd St.; 212-420-7656

    A former One if by Land, Two if by Sea line cook tackles slices, ragù-stuffed pizzas, and a new-to-us dough delicacy called the sausage-and-pepperoni muffin.

  2. 2. Chickie Pig’s

    121 Ludlow St., nr. Rivington St.; 212-254-9972

    At this onetime synagogue, the main order of business is thin-crust pizzas like the Pig Pie: fresh mozzarella, San Marzano tomato sauce, prosciutto, ham, and sausage.

  3. 3. Mosco Pizza

    105 1/2 Mosco St., nr. Mott St.; 212-227-9150

    Up a flight of stairs from a Chinatown alley, this joint turns out a surprisingly decent slice. And if you’re still hungry, you can hit Fried Dumplings across the street.

  4. 4. Oven

    60C Henry St., nr. Cranberry St., Brooklyn Heights; 718-468-6836

    Free parking, a 180-label wine list, and upscale toppings like Vermont farm eggs and Kobe steak.

  5. 5. La Nonna Pizzeria Trattoria Paninoteca

    237 Bedford Ave., nr. N. 4th St., Williamsburg, Brooklyn; 718-302-5353

    A Salerno native verges into New World terra incognita with the “pizza Hawaii” and the Philly-steak panino.


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