Posts Tagged ‘Pete’s Apizza’

Last Week’s Leftovers: Try the Duck Reuben, Not the Corona-Dipped Fish

Dishes We Dug:  Waffle burger (pictured) at Locolat; cheese steak tartare at  Bourbon Steak; smoked duck reuben, ramp dough balls, armangnac-date pudding with Guinness toffee sauce at Poste; royal po'boy with barbecue shrimp and collard greens at Bayou; New Haven pie (white clams, garlic, olive oil, pecorino romano, oregano) at Pete's Apizza. Dishes We Didn't: […]

Pete’s New Haven Style Apizza Expands to Clarendon

The world of New Haven–style pizza has been expanding locally. Pete's New Haven Style Apizza, which has locations in Columbia Heights and Friendship Heights, has opened its new Clarendon Boulevard location in Arlington. What makes New Haven pies so special? Read this primer on the subject. Photo a slice from Pete's from the Y&H archives

Y&H to Talk Pizzas, from New Haven to Neapolitan, on Metro Connection

The New Haven white clam pie at Pete's Today on Metro Connection, host David Furst and I talk about D.C.'s pizza scene. With the additions of Pizzeria Orso, Pupatella, Pacci's, Il Canale, Seventh Hill, and the second location of Pete's Apizza, I make the argument that the D.C. metro area now has a vibrant, serious-minded […]

The New Pete’s New Haven Style Apizza: More Good Stuff

The difficulty of expanding any respected restaurant is maintaining the flavor, and  the flavorful cooking, of the original. The new Pete's Apizza on Wisconsin Avenue feels much the same as the first location in Columbia Heights, save for one important distinction: The new spot sits in a sort of no man's land between Tenleytown and […]

Pete’s Apizza to Open Its Wisconsin Avenue Store on June 16

Two years after they launched their successful Columbia Heights pizzeria, the owners of Pete's Apizza are set to open a second store on Wednesday, June 16, in a former consignment shop at 4940 Wisconsin Ave. NW. Well, actually, the new Pete's will occupy two former storefronts on Wisconsin Avenue, all the better to meet your […]

How Much Pizza Is Too Much?

Y&H's good bud, Lou Cantolupo (aka Mr. Italian Beef), tipped me off to the wealth of high and low-end pizzerias along a two-mile strip of Wisconsin Avenue NW, from Friendship Heights to Cleveland Park. He counted 13 in all. During a quick trip down Wisconsin today, I snapped pictures of eight of them. Take a […]

Last Week’s Greatest Hits on Young & Hungry

It's a short leap from corned beef and cabbage to the corned beef and sauerkraut found on a Reuben. At least that's the message I get from the Atlas District's latest eatery, Star and Shamrock Tavern and Deli, which drew the kind of attention you'd expect from a place that marries an Irish pub with […]

Pete’s to Open Two New Locations. Y&H to Try to Understand New Haven Pizza.

The famous clam pie at Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana New Haven-style pizza — better known as "apizza" (pronounced "ah-BEETS") to the natives — has created several generations of pie eaters who will settle for nothing less than a crispy, chewy, and charred round straight from the coal-burning ovens at Frank Pepe or Sally's, both located […]

What Is New Haven-Style Pizza? Hint: It’s Not About Coal.

This past weekend, I drove up to New Haven, Conn., to sample as many slices of pizza as I could before turning into a walking dough ball. Three of the owners from Pete's Apizza — Tom Marr, Joel Mehr, and Michael Wilkinson — met me there to provide an insider's view of the region's famous […]

Serious Eats’ Slice Blog Bites into RedRocks and Pete’s Apizza

Slice's anonymous Pizzablogger is obviously a knowledgeable sort about pies. Whoever he/she/giant-amorphous-blob-of-dough is, Pizzablogger is certainly in love with his/her/its words. He/she/it spills a ton of them on a pair of visits to RedRocks Firebrick Pizzeria and Pete's New Haven Style Apizza in Columbia Heights. Y&H typically has misgivings about experts from better pizza cultures […]