1.Waldy’s Wood Fired Pizza & Penne
This week, wood-fire-cooking specialist and Beacon chef Waldy Malouf opens his long-awaited pet project.
800 Sixth Ave., nr. 27th St.; 212-213-5042
Square must be the new round, judging by this stylish spot where partner Nick Angelis of Nick’s Pizza fame is delving into the rarefied world of thin-crust square, or “grandma”-style, pizza.
54 Stone St., nr. Hanover Sq.; 212-248-3838
3. Angelo’s Pizza
If you’re keeping score—or trying to—Angelo’s is related to the Patsy’s chain, and also to Nick’s, but has nothing to do with Joe, John, or Ray.
1697 Broadway, nr. 53rd St.; 212-245-8811
4. Pizza Bar
Wait ’til the Verace Pizza Napoletana (a.k.a., the pizza police) catches up to this “psychedelic” pizza parlor and lounge and its freewheeling creations like ciabatta topped with lobster and bacon.
48-50 Ninth Ave., nr. 14th St.; 212-924-0941