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History of New York Style Pizza

The first Pizzeria in New York City was located at 53 1/2 Spring Street started by Gennaro Lombardi. Lombardi is now known as America's "Patriaca della Pizza." It wasn't until the early 1930s that he added tables and chairs and sold spaghetti as well. Many pizzerias claim to have a traditional New York style pizza, but few hold up to the standards of Lombardi and other New York pizza pioneers. New York style pizza is characterized by a large hand-tossed thin crust, homemade ingredients, and, traditionally, is light on the sauce. Originally, New York style pizzas were cooked in coal-fired brick ovens that gave them a crispy, smoked flavor. As the pieces are massive, they tend to be best eaten folded in half.

History of Capri Pizza

Capri Pizza started as a small pizza shop in New York. In 1985, the pizza shop was moved to the Great Northern Mall in North Olmstead, Ohio where it sold pizza by the slice, all day every day. When the endless lines became too much for the Great Northern, the shop was moved to a store in North Olmstead, where it continued as a family owned pizza shop, serving handmade pizzas whole and by the slice.