The Gist

Don’t Say Cheese

Lifelong punk rocker Colin Atrophy Hagendorf tells us about his quixotic quest to sample a slice from every pizza place in Manhattan.

You gotta fold it.

Photo courtesy Colin Atrophy Hagendorf

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On The Gist, Colin Atrophy Hagendorf tells us why he decided to eat a slice from every pizzeria in Manhattan. Unlike Super Size Me or Julie & Julia, sometimes ambitious food-related projects aren’t life-changing experiences. But they can produce singular memoirs like Slice Harvester.

Colin’s favorite pizza place in the city:

New York Pizza Suprema, 413 8th Avenue, New York, New York 10001

Also great:

Gino’s, 345 E 83rd Street, New York, New York 10028
Rossetti’s, 114 Avenue of the Americas, New York, New York 10013

In other cities:

Tommy’s, 936 Chalkstone Avenue, Providence, Rhode Island 02908
Serrano’s, 3274 21st Street, San Francisco, California 94110

For the Spiel, Mike remembers reporting on Hurricane Katrina for NPR.

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