New Jersey Pizzeria Claims to Be Older than Lombardi’s; Staten Island Restos Boast the Most ‘A’ Grades


A pizzeria in Trenton, New Jersey, is claiming that it, and not Lombardi’s in Manhattan, is the oldest in the country.
[Diner’s Journal]

Everything you need to know about hosting your very first clam bake, courtesy of Mark Bittman.
[T Magazine]

More on the forthcoming food-truck food court that will launch in Long Island City in a couple of weeks.
[NY Daily News]

It looks like Staten Island has the highest percentage of A-graded restaurants, with some 73 percent earning the coveted grade. The city average is 69 percent.

A number of Los Angeles’s rising-star chefs did not take the traditional route of going to culinary school.
[LA Times]

Pain D’Avignon is moving into a 10,000-square-foot facility in Long Island City. It also was approved for more than $1 million in tax breaks to keep it in New York.