Owned by two military members, Brother's Pizza & Brew serves artisan pies while paying tribute to POWs, MIAs and soldiers who died in combat.
Click here for an expanded, long-form, digital-only version of this story. By Stuart Meyer Mike and Vicki Nelson left Wappingers Falls, New York, in 2009 to start a promising new life with their three young children in Naperville, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago. They had just sold the commercial snow-removal … More
By Rick Hynum | Photos by Prova Pizzabar As a hardworking restaurateur raising a family in Long Island, New York, Italian immigrant Lello Arpaia told his little girl, Donatella, that she could be anything she wanted to be when she grew up—just stay out of the restaurant business. It’s … More
Vincenza and Margherita Carrieri-Russo grew up in a third-generation pizza family, but the multitalented sisters could have pursued any career, from dancing, acting and modeling to master sommelier or running a nonprofit. Amazingly, they chose all of the above—without ever leaving the restaurant business. How they find time to run … More
In his new book, Perfect Pan Pizza, master baker, pizzaiolo, educator and author Peter Reinhart says we are living in “a new golden age of pizza expression.” A leading authority on bread, a three-time James Beard Award winner, and author of American Pie: My Search for the Perfect Pizza, Reinhart … More
Tiffany Fiedler opened her first pizzeria this past May. And while Skinny Bitch Pizza may look very different from the traditional pizzerias we’re used to—it certainly gives new meaning to the expression, “pretty in pink”—the concept makes sense when we look at current trends. She’s providing online ordering and delivery … More
Bello is, above all, a family man. In this picture, he poses with his wife, Romina, and (from left) daughters Allesandra, 9, and Adriana, 5, and son Antonio, 6 Fredi Bello is an unpretentious man with a pocket-sized pizzeria, but he’s anything but small-time in his home … More
Paulie Giannone was a middle-aged, ex-IT professional when he started Paulie Gee’s in Brooklyn’s Green Point neighborhood in 2010. The concept quickly found success and expanded to Miami, Baltimore and Columbus, Ohio. When the native New Yorker was ready to move into that other pizza capital, he tapped another … More