Da Michele

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2012

    10 Naples-Style Margherita Pizzas Quiz: The Results

    The Trianon, of Naples, Italy This past Thursday, Fork in the Road put up a pizza quiz in which we offered photos of 10 margherita pies, all of them claiming to represent, in some way or another, the true pizza of Naples. Two of the pizzas were actually from Naples, and all of the others were from ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2012

    Will the True Pizza of Naples Please Stand Up? A Pie Quiz

    The unprepossessing facade of Naples' wonderful Da Michele Every tiny expensive pizza these days wants to be considered the true pie of Naples, and some have the certificates to prove it. Well, I went to Naples a few years back to see what the pizza is really like on its home turf. Really, they ar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2012

    3 Best Pizzas at Barboncino, Plus a Spectacular App

    ​Artichoke and Smoked Pancetta Pizza -- This beauty makes lavish use of whole, oil-soaked artichokes, which are the long-stemmed roses of pizzerias. The smoked Italian bacon adds a high note, and the whole is engulfed in creamy mozzarella. This week Counter Culture jumps in yet another wood ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2009

    Revisit: Keste Pizzeria in the West Village

    ​The beehive oven squats at the end of Keste, its guts filled with volcano stone from Sorrento, looking more like an Olmec head or maybe R2-D2 than an oven. I'm pleased to announce that the pizzas at Keste have gotten much better since 'I reviled them for sloppy baking several months ago, and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2008

    Our Man's Sietsema's Una Pizza Napoletana Re-Visit

    We here at the VV (Our Man Sietsema and myself) are trying to keep our dining guide current by re-visiting places that we haven't been to for a while, to see if they merit a change of heart in one way or another. Today, I got this nice note from Our Man Sietsema, who has recently been back to Una Pi ... More >>

  • Dining

    January 24, 2006

    Humble Pie

    New Yorker discovers the true pizza of Naples