The sauce, the cheese, the crust: these pizza staples are in each of Luxury Attaché’s Top 5 choices for the best city slice. Their originality and fantastic flavors, however, are what really set them apart as outstandig slices and pies.
261 Moore Street, near Bogart Street Williamsburg, Brooklyn www.robertaspizza.com
Roberta's is artisanal wood-oven pizza with a new-age, trendy bite. Neopolitan in style and preparation, the airy dough and house-made mozzarella refine the traditional slice. The space is industrial and modern, complete with an outdoor patio for seasonal enjoyment. If you're lucky, you'll catch Roberta's occasional pop-up shop in Manhattan to taste what everyone's loving.
2725 86th Street at Lake Place Bensonhurst, Brooklyn www.spumonigardens.com
L&B Spumoni Gardens
Circle or square? Their decadent sauce-cheese-sauce layered pies are astounding and represent everything Brooklyn is proud of... when it comes to pizza. L&B slices are intense, lovable, soft but crisp, and packed with punch and flavor. After it all, cap a classic meal at L&B Spumoni Gardens with their cool and refreshing rainbow spumoni.
One Fifth Avenue at Eighth Street www.ottopizzeria.com
Otto Enoteca Pizza
Celebrity Chef Mario Batali's OTTO located right between the East and West Village is a spot that unites each and every flavor palate. When it comes to pizza, this master kitchen nails it. Their high-brow flavor combinations and traditional thin crust style perfectly blend together for a pie you'll finish every time.
1424 Avenue J, between East 14th and 15th Streets Flatbush, Brooklyn www.difara.com
Di Fara's infamously crisp-but-not-crunchy slice with gooey, decadent cheese instantly melts in your mouth. Their ultra-fresh basil and heavenly olive oil is absolutely worth waiting in line for. Now take a deep breath and wait for it: Di Fara's pizza is just too good to pass up.
278 Bleecker Street at Jones Street www.johnsbrickovenpizza.com
Serving outstanding brick-oven pizza since 1929, John's Pizzeria on Bleecker is a West Village neighborhood gem. There are no slices and no reservations, just pies and walk-ins. Their rich sauce and golden brown crust are the ideal pizza pairing we crave. John's is everything we hope pizza to be and even that much more.