Day Two: Good Morning Pizza! Slices Roulette

Posted in NYC Trip 2009 by Tara Bouley on September 8, 2009

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Wake up, eat pizza. Hey, it’s what we do. It’s 1 and we are all 2 slices + deep. We are playing a game we like to call Slices Roulette. Teams of two went all around the city and brought back 2 slices from the pizzeria they were assigned to. Some good, some bad, some amazing. Even cold.

The Landscape:

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Results at the bottom!

A. Washington Square Park, where we converged.

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B. Bleecker Street Pizza (voted #1 NY slice by food network)

69 7th Ave S (Bet. Barrow and Jones)
(212) 924-4466

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C. Joe’s Pizza

7 Carmine St # 7 (Bet. Bleeker & Bedford)

(212) 255-3946

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D. Ben’s Pizza

177 Spring St (Bet. Thompson & Sullivan)

(212) 966-4494

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E. Stromboli Pizza

83 Saint Marks Pl (at 1st Ave.)

212-673-3691

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F. Sal’s

91 Avenue A (Btwn 5th & 6th St)

212-982-3990

roulette_sals

G. Famous Ray’s Pizza

465 6th Ave (at 11th St)

212-243-3010

roulette_famousrays

H. Stromboli Pizzeria

112 University Pl (Btwn E 12th St & 13th St)

212-255-0812

roulette_strombolispizzeria

I. Nino’s Pizza

131 Saint Marks Pl. (at Ave A)

212-979-8688

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J. Vinny Vincenz

231 1st Ave (Bet. 13th & 14th)

(212) 674-0707

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K. Artichoke Basille’s

328 E 14th St (Bet. 1st & 2nd)

212-228-2004

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We tested and scored the slices. Here are the final results, and even between our staff, scores varied wildly for each place:

1. Vinny Vincenz

2. Nino’s Pizza

3. Bleeker St. Pizza

4. Artichoke Basille’s

5. Sal’s

6. Joe’s Pizza

7. Stromboli Pizzeria

8. Ben’s Pizza

9. Stromboli Pizza, Inc.

10. Famous Ray’s Pizza

B. Bleecker Street Pizza (voted #1 NY slice by food network)
69 7th Ave S (Bet. Barrow and Jones)
(212) 924-4466
D. Joe’s Pizza
7 Carmine St # 7 (Bet. Bleeker & Bedford)
(212) 255-3946
E. Ben’s Pizza
177 Spring St (Bet. Thompson & Sullivan)
(212) 966-4494
F. Stromboli Pizza
83 Saint Marks Pl (at 1st Ave.)
212-673-3691
G. Sal’s
91 Avenue A (Btwn 5th & 6th St)
212-982-3990
H. Famous Ray’s Pizza
465 6th Ave (at 11th St)
212-243-3010
I. Stromboli Pizzeria
112 University Pl (Btwn E 12th St & 13th St)
212-255-0812
J. Nino’s Pizza
131 Saint Marks Pl. (at Ave A)
212-979-8688
K. Vinny Vincenz
231 1st Ave (Bet. 13th & 14th)
(212) 674-0707
L. Artichoke Basille’s
328 E 14th St (Bet. 1st & 2nd)
212-228-200

8 Responses

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  1. Don Dickson said, on September 9, 2009 at 1:01 pm

    Whaddaya mean “even cold?” Cold pizza rocks!

    • Sweet T said, on September 15, 2009 at 2:33 pm

      You are right, sir, so right.

  2. [...] Posted in NYC Trip 2009 by Sweet T on September 9, 2009 A scant 2 hours after Slices Roulette, we arrived at Kesté Pizza & Vino, open for only 5 months, on Bleeker in the West Village. We [...]

  3. [...] we got to Roberta’s, we had sampled 20 different slices from 10 different pizzerias during Slices Roulette and had at least 5 different types of pizza at Kesté, and to be honest, we were fairly [...]

  4. Bean said, on September 30, 2009 at 5:36 am

    Where are the scores? I’m dying to know the results.

  5. Sweet T said, on October 6, 2009 at 5:10 pm

    Scores! Scored!

  6. dinop said, on October 15, 2009 at 8:52 am

    I live in SOCO and though I love the vibe at Homeslice, I think the crust can be doughy. I’m still a big fan but my wife stands by South Side Pizza as the consistently better pie.

    Having lived in NYC, I like all the joints you guys hit up. Grimaldi’s under the bridge is also good though you guys probably knew that. Looks like a fun trip, enjoy!

  7. [...] now and collectively we have had a wider variety of pizza than many New Yorkers. I can think of one DAY all of us tried upwards of  two dozen slices from different pizzerias. It’s not uncommon [...]


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