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gutsofsteel May 17, 2011 01:53 PM

Finally tried it.

Yuck.

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Artichoke
328 E 14th St, New York, NY 10003

  1. Josh Apr 6, 2012 09:36 PM

    Just visited NYC a week ago. I can report that your review is still accurate.

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      sugartoof May 17, 2011 07:42 PM

      It was so good...really. Hard to believe now, I know.

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        hazelhurst May 17, 2011 01:55 PM

        Sounds like a dreadful deal right-off-the-bat..and an insult to an otherwise sublime artichoke (or remnants thereof). Then again, I think pineapple on pizza is heresy.

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          gutsofsteel May 17, 2011 02:16 PM

          The artichoke pizza at DiFara, for example, is wonderful. I have no objection to artichoke on a pizza. (Pineapple however is an abomination)

          I had an artichoke slice and a regular slice at Artichoke. Both yuck.

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            hazelhurst May 17, 2011 02:23 PM

            I'll put the DiFara on the list next time I'm in town.

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              kathryn May 17, 2011 04:32 PM

              IMO the artichoke is too heavy (they should rename it artichoke DIP pizza) and the regular pie is too sweet, and the crust is too thick for both. But I do like their square slice.

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                Silverjay May 17, 2011 05:31 PM

                Love their square. That's really their signature pizza. Similar to Difara's in richness and approach (3 or 4 types of cheese, fresh basil). They'll sometimes overcook the crust though. But when they're on, it's great. I get pies with friends and take across the street to O'Hanlon's sometimes...Round margherita is undistinguished....The artichoke and crab slices are crappy gimmicks. I've only been to the EV location though.

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                O'Hanlon's
                349 E 14th St, New York, NY 10003

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                  Cheese Boy May 17, 2011 05:43 PM

                  Surprisingly that over-charred square slice does taste pretty good. I just wished they'd go a little lighter on the oil they drizzle in the pan before cooking it. Often it results in a greasy slice -- a real greasy slice. Blech.

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                    kdgchow May 17, 2011 09:11 PM

                    Agreed on the square, I think it's one of NYC's best slices when it's right. Can be a little greasy sometimes. The round margherita slice could be real good if there was just less of it: thinner crust, more sparing on the sauce and cheese.

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                    uwsister May 17, 2011 05:50 PM

                    OK. I've been meaning to comment on this. I used to frequent their EV location as my work took me to the area often. Loved their square slices, never complaints. Went to their Meatpacking location a few weeks ago and found the pizza (square, again) to be VERY salty. My dining partner agreed. We both barely finished a slice each. I don't know if it was the location or an off-day or whatever - but based on the experience I would not return to their West side location.

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                      mick May 17, 2011 06:11 PM

                      Another non fan of Artichoke. Tried the square slice EV a couple of times blah. Recently tried the namesake next to Minetta, greasy, way to rich, creamy and agreed Yuck. Just personally not my style.

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                      Artichoke
                      111 MacDougal St, New York, NY 10012

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