Tuesday, October 22, 2013

New Haven pizza's supremacy

So it was with great seriousness and deliberation that The Daily Meal set out to determine the 101 best pizzas in America for 2013. With more than 400 pizzas, from farther afield than those in 2012 — from the Western states, the Southwest and Texas, the Midwest, the South, the Northeast, and New York City — the group of pizzas we considered was bigger, badder, and better than ever.

We researched and called each pizzeria, identifying signature pies or best-sellers, and in the absence of one or the unwillingness of the pizzeria to comply, selected the margherita as a baseline or made an educated decision as to which pie to feature for voting.

Then we turned to a panel of experts to narrow the list down to America’s 101 best — a formidable task, which is why we invited more panelists than last year, enlisting twice as many experts from across Americas. This panel included 46 American chefs, restaurant critics, bloggers, writers, and pizza authorities...

101 Best Pizzas in America
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#11 Modern Apizza, New Haven, Conn. (Italian Bomb)
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#7 Sally’s Apizza, New Haven, Conn. (Tomato Pie)
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#1 Frank Pepe’s, New Haven, Conn. (White Clam Pie)