Posts Tagged ‘Tom Marr’

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 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 […]