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The Slice Is Right

Amid New Haven’s boisterous pizza debates, Costa Pizza has been quietly making an argument for itself since 2012. Even with a sandwich board on the sidewalk, the little storefront at the bottom of Whitney Avenue is easy to miss. But …

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Red, Yellow, Green

“You can’t make everyone happy. You are not pizza.” …

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Sharing the Pie

The oven was set to 500 degrees and the kitchen counter was blanketed with flour when my husband and I tuned in to Pizza Making & Methods, the first class in Taste of New Haven’s Pizza in America series. …

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New Kids on the Block

Wooster Street’s newest pizza has Albanian roots and Brooklyn chutzpah, but it comes straight from Naples, Italy, and the Zeneli brothers intend to keep it that way. …

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Life of Slice

Gorman Bechard at Modern Apizza

For anyone from outside the city, New Haven’s “pizza wars”—between fans of Pepe’s, Sally’s and Modern—may seem funny, even incomprehensible, but New Haveners are downright serious about their pizza. Enter local filmmaker Gorman Bechard, a self-described “pizza snob,” to explain …

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Open Door

It takes confidence to open a new pizza place just a few blocks from local heavyweights Modern Apizza and Da Legna. But Robin Bodak, Doug Coffin and Domenic Giannotti have done it anyway with Next Door Pizza and Bar. …

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A Piece of the Pie

Breaking My Meatballs at One 6 Three

There’s no gamble like starting a small pizza parlor in New Haven, where established heavy hitters suck up most of the air in the room. But if anyone could make a successful go at it, it would probably be Alexa …

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Sub Title

Before it was a tradition, it was just a habit.

In 2002, Eric Wenzel, then a junior at Yale, started going to Alpha Delta Pizza and ordering a chicken sub customized with hot sauce. At one point, he was eating …

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Fire in the Belly

Plain pizza at Da Legna

Owner Dan Parillo is manning the wood-fired oven at his State Street pizzeria Da Legna. He’s got myriad duties to perform or oversee, but he seems most comfortable here in the kitchen, making signature pizzas and small plates, and trying …

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Pizza and Quiet

Bufalina exterior

Just a few miles north up I-95, tucked away in the quaint, peaceful, history-laden town of Guilford, is an upstart: Bufalina, a restaurant that’s been giving the shoreline’s long-established pizza titans a run for their money.…

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