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06.22.2004

Restaurant Review: Lombardi's Pizza (and Every Good Pizza Restaurant), New York City

So I sat down this morning to write a snappy review of some of the best pizza I've ever eaten in my life, courtesy of Lombardi's Pizzeria in SoHo, which can reasonably claim to be the first pizza place in New York City, and for manylombardis.jpg years has also had a reasonable claim to being the best pizza in NY.

However, due to the remarkable coincidence of fate that so often plagues the Internet and those who surf it regularly, I was notified this morning of a New York Pizzeria posting on one of the blogs I read regularly. Following a chain of links, I arrived at the holy grail of pizza lovers: an entire blog dedicated to pizza in New York: Slice NY.

Rather than waste my time telling you about the great pizza I had (which was truly fantastic) I'll turn you over to the hands of the true experts and let it go at that. I submit to a higher authority.

Happy pie eating.

Comments (3)

Adam wrote:
06.22.04 at 12:30 PM

Thanks for the kind words about Slice. You should still write your review, though. Always good to have many opinions out there. Our man Seltzerboy didn't find Lombardi's to be as great as it's cracked up to be, and I agree. But I'll always have a soft spot for the place, as it's the first coal-oven pizza I had upon first visiting NYC before moving here. How naive I was at the time to think that coal ovens were commonplace here.

Dan Lombardi wrote:
09.03.04 at 4:08 PM

As I write this message I wonder if we are related, as my grandfather, Sabato Lombardi, came to America from a small village near Avalino, Italy. The Lombardi family settled in Connecticut then moved to the Western aprt of PA. A reply is apppreciated.

Dr Nashaat wrote:
04.13.05 at 4:57 AM

I am an egyptian doctor I like lombardis pizza so much I was working in lombardis philadelphia while i was student with Mike and Elisa.
I like them so much and their so delicious pizza I hope to contact with them please if u can give them my e mail or send me their e mails on [email protected]

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