Places that Rock: Noli’s / Hersh’s / Screamin’ Mimi’s

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Noli’s Pizzeria 4007 Farnam St. Omaha, Nebraska (402) 359-1802 Owner Joel Marsh uses a filtration system to emulate New York City tap water to make his New York-style pizza. Noli’s offers traditional pies and artisan flare with local and seasonal ingredients. The gourmet special is the DiManzo featuring filet mignon, a gorgonzola white wineMore »

Places that Rock: Denver Deep Dish / Pizzeria Ortica / Augie’s Pizza & Ribs

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Denver Deep Dish 819 Colorado Blvd. Denver, Colorado (720) 515-9090 In December, the three-year-old Chicago-style pizza company opened its second location in the Mile High City. The famous Chicago-style hot dog appears on its expansive menu. True to tradition, the hot dog features a steamed poppy seed bun topped with mustard, neon green relish,More »

Sottocasa Pizzeria, Brooklyn, NY — Italian Comfort

Luca Arrigoni, owner Sottocasa Pizzeria, Brooklyn, New York

Sottocasa becomes fixture in Brooklyn’s Boerum Hill   The brownstone has become synonymous with the neighborhoods of Brooklyn, New York. Tucked in the lower level of a brownstone on Atlantic Avenue resides the four-year-old Sottocasa Pizzeria. First-time pizzeria owner Luca Arrigoni welcomed Pizza Today in the spring for a tour, a meal and conversation. HailingMore »

Places that Rock: Five Points Pizza / Mozzeria / Pizzeria Verita

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Five Points Pizza 1012 Woodland St. Nashville, Tennessee (615) 915-4174 Five Points boasts Nashville’s only late-night, walk-up slice window in the historic district of East Nashville. Its beer list features 16 local and regional drafts. The pizzeria keeps its menu simple and serves pizza, salads, garlic knots, stromboli and cannoli. Its New York-style pizzaMore »

Mac’s Pizza Pub, Cincinnati, OH: Big Mac’s


Located just a stone’s throw from the University of Cincinnati, Mac’s Pizza Pub certainly has an enviable location. Students love to eat and drink, and many have the disposable income that comes along with college life. But Mac’s doesn’t just rely on location, location, location –– the three-unit company has the awards to back itMore »

Places that Rock: Deluca’s / Calacino’s / The Midway


  DeLuca’s Pizzeria 407 Park Ave., Hot Springs, Arkansas (501) 609-9002 Anthony Valinoti is the man behind Deluca’s.He can often be found hand mixing his Napoletana pizza dough, making pies or mingling with guests. DeLuca’s makes a limited number of pies per day to ensure the highest quality. The pizzeria’s menu is focused onMore »

Strong’s Brick Oven Pizzeria, Newport, KY: Coming on Strong

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In this industry, there are two kinds of operators –– those with experience who enter the industry tentatively and those who jump in with both feet first. Christian and Mindy Strong fall into the former category. The two worked for a large regional chain in the Cincinnati area before striking out on their own three yearsMore »