Frank Ciolli

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2013

    Reader: No Need to Pick Sides in the Juliana's vs. Grimaldi's Debate

    Last week, we took on a bite-by-bite comparison of rival DUMBO pizzerias Juliana's and Grimaldi's, ultimately crowning Juliana's our favorite of the two. Each spot can stake its own claim on a place in Brooklyn pizza history: Patsy Grimaldi, who owns Juliana's, brought coal-fired pizza to this borou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2013

    The Juliana's and Grimaldi's Rivalry, Bite-by-Bite

    It's possible that Grimaldi's, that pizza institution under the Brooklyn Bridge, is more famous for its lines than its pies at this point, and sure enough, 40 minutes before noon on Saturday, groups of people had already started to wait, hoping to catch one of the first tables when the doors opened. ... More >>

  • Dining

    January 23, 2013

    Juliana's Life of Pie

    Grizzled pizza legend Patsy Grimaldi returns to Old Fulton Street

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2010

    Where to Eat Along the Marathon Route; Grimaldi's Owner Sues Landlady

    ​In the kitchen with Adam Rapoport, the new editor-in-chief of Bon Appetit, who believes the magazine "can and should build on the massive interest in food in this country." [NY Times] Wondering where to eat as you cheer on this year's marathoners? Mile 2: Bay Ridge's Longbow Pub and Pantry, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2010

    Grimaldi's Has Dough, Vows to Pay Rent & Stay Put

    Pies to stay put.​Fear not, pizza fiends. Grimaldi's owner Frank Ciolli responded to the news yesterday that the famed pizzeria would be evicted due to unpaid back rent and taxes with the promise that he wasn't going anywhere.

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2010

    Grimaldi's Faces Eviction, Looks to Manhattan

    Could the last pie be nigh?​With a line outside the door that stretches down the street, you wouldn't expect the famed pizza place to have trouble paying its rent, but apparently that's exactly the case at Grimaldi's. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the pizzeria has received an evict ... More >>