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As if you need any more proof that North Jersey loves pizza. It loves it so much, it even loves reading about it.
In year 2018, as food editor, I’ve written about hot dogs, restaurant openings, restaurant closings, dive bars and bagels. I’ve reviewed restaurants including one in a strip club (the food isn’t good), profiled chefs, written about Hillsdale’s beloved Hot Dog Lady and about a man who hand-rolls bagels. I’ve also written about how New Jersey’s dated liquor license laws‘ impacts the dining scene in NJ (not positively!), the piece I am probably most proud of.
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But pizza, specifically old-school pizza joints? That feature got more “clicks” than any other of my articles.
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Why? Maybe because we’re obsessed with pizza. As I reported, a study found that Americans eat 100 acres of pizza every day, or 350 slices per second. Perhaps that’s because pizza is so darn accessible, comforting, unpretentious, practical and, of course, deeelicious.
So what happened since that article ran?
More pizza spots have opened in our area. Meaning there’s more pizza reporting — and eating — to be done.
Among the new spots:
Patrizia’s, 183 Old Tappan Road, Old Tappan; 201-515-2900 patrizias.com.
Pizza King, 807 Abbott Blvd, Fort Lee; 201-408-6202 orderpizzakingmenu.com.
Napoli Wood-Fired Pizza & Bakery, 702 Anderson Ave, Cliffside Park; 201-224-2750 napoliwoodfiredpizzaandbakery.com.
Urban Tomato, 435 E. Brinkerhoff Ave., Palisades Park; 201-346-4600 urbantomatomenu.com.
Tomato & Co., 1 Garden State Plaza, Blvd A7; 201-843-4102 tomatoandcompany.com.
Circolo, 53 Franklin Turnpike, Waldwick; 201-882-1818 circolo.info.
Pizzeria 42 N Stuff, 42 N. Sussex St., Dover; 973-361-2300 table42dover.com.
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