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panoz Nov 9, 2006 04:02 AM

Besides Lombardi's, where can I find a pretty decent white clam pie?

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  1. amyleechen Nov 9, 2006 04:08 AM

    Oooh good question! I'll be interetsed in the answers. I thought I'd peruse the boards one last time before turning in -- and now I will go to sleep with visions of white clam pies dancing in my head....

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      Cheese Boy Nov 9, 2006 05:14 AM

      I'd like to know too, so I don't have to hike it up to New Haven every time to Pepe's.

    2. Nosher Nov 9, 2006 08:30 AM

      It's the one good thing Don Giovanni's does. We wrote about it last year & still order it from time to time.

      Nosher

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        PeteDelfino Nov 9, 2006 02:53 PM

        Try the "RoadHouse" in Staten Island, after the toll, get off at Clove Road Exit, go up the steep hill and bear right onto Clove Road. Roadhouse is maybe 2 blocks in on your left. Pretty good White Clam pie...comes in bar size as well.

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          ghbrooklyn Nov 9, 2006 04:26 PM

          New Haven. Pepe's. Sorry, but it's the original and the best.

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            irvingk Nov 9, 2006 09:17 PM

            I second it all the way. Pepe's is by far the best pizza period.

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              ghbrooklyn Nov 10, 2006 05:20 AM

              I am glad to find a fellow follower of the new haven school. I grew up eating it, and it will always stand as the pinnacle by which other pizza is measured. And not just for sentimantal reasons. Plus, who could resist birch beer?

          2. chowcito Nov 9, 2006 04:52 PM

            Otto has a great vongole pizza.

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              sgny Nov 9, 2006 04:53 PM

              I second Otto's white clam pizza along with the pizza with the fried egg on top.

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                skigirl Nov 9, 2006 05:59 PM

                I third Otto.

              2. Angelina Nov 9, 2006 06:53 PM

                ok...not to go on and on, but OTTO!!

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                  amyleechen Nov 10, 2006 04:10 PM

                  Okay, Otto constituents -- you have convinced me. We've got reservations for Saturday night after a movie. We will discuss our cinematic experience (Borat) as we chow down white clam pizza. I'm giddy with anticipation! Panoz -- I'll report back.

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                  panoz Nov 10, 2006 06:08 AM

                  I'm sorry guys, New Haven is all well and good and everything. I really believe you that it's the best clam pizza ever, and I hope I'll find myself there one day. But that hardly answers the OP's (me) question who posted on the Manhattan board.

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