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From the Editor – A New Year and a New Look For PMQ

I love this month’s cover for many reasons, not the least of which is that it features the stars of two of my favorite food shows, The Cooking Channel’s Pizza Masters and Pizza Cuz. Francis Garcia and Sal Basille, the savvy, straight-talking New Yorkers behind the Artichoke Basille’s Pizza … More

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Online restaurant reviews: Don’t feed the trolls!

Jason Biundo, chief creative officer at Mikey’s Late Night Slice in Columbus, Ohio, and one of our cover subjects for this month’s issue (along with partners Mike Sorboro and Bryce Ungerott), is more than just a marketing whiz. He could also teach a master’s-level course in dealing with online … More

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Peace, Goodwill and Pizza

As I write this column, Christmas is nearly two months away, and I’m still basking in sunshine and temperatures in the low 80s. Given my druthers, I’d skip winter altogether and move straight from fall into early spring, but my fervent prayers to that effect have gone unanswered for … More

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Thea Goldman: A Focus On the Delightful

I haven’t yet had the pleasure of visiting Thea’s, the beloved Miami eatery founded by our cover subject, Thea Goldman. But PMQ’s Tracy Morin spent hours there to research this month’s feature story (“Thea’s Rules,” page 32). And my older brother, a judge who recently moved to Miami, has … More

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The little things can hurt you

Sometimes, the people I love and respect let me down. It happens to everyone. We’re all human and flawed. But when a pizzeria lets me down, that’s different. I hold pizzerias to a higher standard. I don’t demand perfection, but I do require a certain degree of professionalism and … More