Pizza

An old world organic kitchen
An old world organic kitchen
Dining Queens Courier Staff 4/27/2014 at 10:36AM

Alexander Dimitrov, the Chef-Owner of Trakia, which recently opened in Astoria, is hoping guests will come for the organic pizza, but then return for one of his authentic Mediterranean dishes roasted in the brick oven — or for the pizza again

The Pizza Club: A fresh start
The Pizza Club: A fresh start
Dining Liam La Guerre 1/10/2014 at 6:08PM

When Alan Rabinowitz decided to open a pizzeria on Francis Lewis Boulevard in Flushing about eight months ago, he didn’t know the building he planned to open in had a dark reputation.

Basil Brick Oven: The Picasso of pizza
Basil Brick Oven: The Picasso of pizza
Dining Queens Courier Staff 3/16/2013 at 1:12PM

BY BRADLEY HAWKS “The pizza was invented in Naples, and then we developed it in the north,” grins Daniele Barbos, executive chef and pizza maker at Basil Brick Oven Pizza, who first began cooking in 1986 for the Alpini, Italy’s elite brigade of mountain soldiers. The wood-fired oven is kept blazing between 850 and 900˚F, [...]

[Update] Fire tears through Lenny’s Pizza
[Update] Fire tears through Lenny’s Pizza
News Melissa Chan 10/18/2011 at 1:10PM

Flames engulfed a popular pizzeria in Howard Beach on Monday, October 17 — tearing through the entire neighborhood hot spot and leaving nearby residents in shock. “It’s very sad. I think it’s very tragic, and I hope they’re able to rebuild,” said Maria, a neighbor on 91st Street who did not want to give her [...]