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Hey, I'm only in NYC for a couple days... want to have the quintessential slice of pizza... where do I go? Happy for a restaurant, a stand, whatever... just want that thin fold it in half pizza you hear about... Thanks!

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  1. For me, the quintessential cheap, easy NYC pizza stand would be Joe's on Carmine and Bleeker. But you'll probably get many, many different answers to that question.

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      1. Di Fara's. Just do any search for it on these or any other forums or on google, and all the gawking that food publications, blogs, and fans should be enough to convince you this is the legit nyc pizza.

        1. Yup, I agree with silencespeaks... Di Fara's is awesome. If you are vegetarian as your name suggests, try a regular slice with artichokes or broccoli rabe.

          1. I know people are nuts over Difara's but please....coming from someone who TRAVELLED to Brooklyn for this pizza. IT IS NOTTTT WORTH IT!!! There is another overrated place, right over the BK Bridge ANOTHER TRAP and CRAP I think it's Grimaldi's...DO NOT GOTO EITHER..YOULL BE DISAPPOINTED..All Difara's does is add some fresh herb to the pizza. the sauce is standard and the cheese is cheap. I heard Joe's is good...John's pizza in the Village is also worth trying..But I wish I knew the name. Around the corner from Johns is a small trattoria that makes italian style brick over pizza. This place is good! The pizza is oblong and just so tasty...again, around the corner from Johns but Joes or Johns might be worth it..if you goto NJ however...Sciortinos in S. Amboy and Michaels in Nutley are STAND ALONE PIES IN THE AREA>>>>Nothing generic about these guys!! Good luck!