Posts Tagged ‘Pete’s New Haven Style Apizza’

Against the Grain: Gluten-Free Pizza Goes Mainstream in D.C.

In the interest of fairness, most critics prefer to order only plain margherita pies when evaluating a pizzeria. Sticking to the basic elements helps ensure a level playing field when judging the overall goodness of one pizza versus another. At least in most cases. On a recent night at Ella’s Wood Fired Pizza in Penn […]

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

Young & Hungry Dining Guide by the Day: Pete’s New Haven Style Apizza

After conducting an intense, two-day tour of New Haven pizzerias earlier this year, stuffing more slices down my throat than the average freshman class at Yale, I came to a surprising conclusion: Pete’s New Haven Style Apizza out-performs many of the famous joints found in the Connecticut town from which the D.C. place drew its […]

New Haven Pizza: If It’s Not Neapolitan, What Is It?

The opening of the second outlet of Pete's New Haven Style Apizza provided me with the perfect opportunity to look into the classic pie and try to understand its defining qualities.  Here's one thing I learned during the process of reporting this week's Young & Hungry column: New Haven pizza-makers consider their product Neapolitan-style, which […]

New Haven Pizza and Its Connections to Naples and D.C.

This week's Young & Hungry will examine New Haven pizza from several different perspectives: What characteristics define it? What is its connection to Neapolitan pies? And how has it been interpreted by two separate pizza parlors in D.C.? To put the column together, I conducted hours of interviews with pizza makers both here and in […]

Pete’s Apizza Set to Open Second Location on Wisconsin Avenue

Pete's New Haven Style Apizza could have expanded much sooner than now — there have been offers aplenty — but the owners of the high-performing Columbia Heights pizzeria weren't interested in rampant expansionism. Or expansionism for the sake of expansionism. "All you need is a couple of months of swimming upstream," says Mike Wilkinson, co-owner and twin of fellow […]