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#WomenInPizzawith Scott Wiener

When I started making pizza 5 years ago, I had no idea that Women were underrepresented in the Pizza industry. As a young girl watching the movie, The Last Dragon (my muse/inspiration for Last Dragon Pizza), seeing Daddy Green’s Pizza in the film really resonated with me; Little did I know how much that movie would change my life.
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92ndStreet Y

Scott Weiner enjoys the enviable title of pizza historian; a favorite meal turned into an obsession as he researched the history and the science behind the iconic dish and began hosting expeditions to landmark restaurants.
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Whereto Find the Most Authentic Pizza in the World

To find the most authentic—and dare we say, BEST—pizza in the world, you have to visit its birthplace.
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Femalepizza chefs at Vic’s, Kesté and more stand out in male-dominated industry

Standouts include mother-daughter duo Rose and Susan Bagali, […], and Giorgia Caporuscio, daughter of acclaimed pizzaiolo Roberto Caporuscio, who serves as the executive chef at two of her family’s restaurants: Don Antonio in midtown and the new Kesté Pizza & Vino in the Financial District.
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Geta PhD at Pizza Academy

The clink of wine glasses grows faint and the party scene seems to fade. We step to a marble countertop and adjust our aprons. We are at the Pizza Academy on Fulton Street.
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"L'annodella pizza all'Unesco, dieci pizzaioli da ricordare"

[Roberto Caporuscio] Alfiere della pizza napoletana a New York, insieme alla figlia Giorgia ha aperto un nuovo locale bellissimo, con annessa scuola per giovani pizzaioli. Una vera portaerei dello stile partenopeo negli Stati Uniti. La scommessa da vincere: resistere alla fusion.
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The8 Best Pizza Spots in NYC

It’s true, at any time of the day—morning, noon or night—you can grab a delicious slice in the city that never sleeps. (And sometimes for $1!)
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100best ’17: Fritatina at Kesté

My first post on this site was for the still excellent pizzeria Kesté. This year they expanded big time with locations in both Williamsburg and the Financial District. And they also got a little fancier with a few new appetizers that were not available at the original Bleecker Street location.
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MeetGiorgia Caporuscio, Queen of Neapolitan Pizza in New York

It’s a man’s world, and even more so when it comes to the pizza-making industry; but that hasn’t stopped young and talented Giorgia Caporuscio from stepping in and claiming her (honorable) spot. Giorgia, daughter of acclaimed pizza master Roberto Caporuscio, is the general manager and executive pizza chef at Don Antonio and Kesté, four Neapolitan pizzerias in New York, where she works alongside her father. 
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RobertoCaporuscio and Tony Gimignani

The collaborative Pizza for Hurricane victims
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«Kestèla buona pizza a New York»

“Dal Cilento a New York non è facile, da New York al Cilento ancora più difficile, perché ritrovarsi con tutta la Campania assediata dalle fiamme è inquietante e spaventoso, ritrovarsi nel proprio paese con il fuoco a pochi metri da casa ti fa dimenticare le pizze, la gioia della scoperta e tutto quel mondo che passa anche su questo blog.”
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«Pizzaioliitaliani all’estero, che “eroi” - Mixano cultura tricolore e gusti locali»

“[…] Interessante, sul tema, l’esperienza di una famosa realtà di New York, Roberto Caporuscio, patron di Kestè Pizza & Vino: «Abbiamo webcam in streaming e facciamo quasi tutti i giorni live streaming mostrando come facciamo l’impasto sia sul nostro sito che su Facebook». Quale il punto di debolezza cagionato dal non essere in Italia e, di contro, quale il punto di forza? Risposte significative. Tra i dolenti punti di debolezza la reperibilità del fresco e talvolta la scarsa competenza della clientela. Ma, attenzione, l’incompetenza della clientela è stato individuato anche come punto di forza allorquando vissuto come opportunità di edutainment e quindi di valore distintivo rispetto ai competitors.

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INARAfundraiser in New York raises over $20,000

We raised an incredible $20,000 at our fundraising event in New York on September 29! The event at Keste Pizzeria Wall Street was organized by Melissa Mahtani, a Social TV Producer at CNN. There was wine, pizza, and a silent auction which included prizes such as an African safari, among many others
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Deep-friedIs the Naples speciality you've been missing.

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All-You-Can-EatDining Goes Upscale

Restaurants that offer all-you-can-eat dining are often more about quantity than quality. But a number of higher-end New York City establishments are looking to reverse that trend. Kesté Pizza & Vino, the pizzeria that offers authentic Neapolitan-style pies, has introduced a daily $20 unlimited-slices promotion, dubbed “Marathon Pizza,” at its Williamsburg location in Brooklyn. The restaurant previously had tested a similar…
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All-you-can-eatpizza is now a thing in Williamsburg


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FulfillYour Pizza Dreams at Kesté Pizza & Vino

Pizza is without a doubt one of New York City’s food staples. Upon almost every corner you can find a spot shelling out $1 slices and people travel from all over to get their hands on a gooey NY slice. But those seeking a more traditional pizza have fewer options to choose from. There are quite a few restaurants in the city that boast their Neapolitan-style pizzas, but one of our favorites is Kesté Pizza & Vino.
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WestVillage Pizza Favorite, Kesté, Opens Up a Pizza-Making School


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StuffAll The Pizza Your Mouth Will Take For Two Hours At Williamsburg’s Keste

Ah, pizza, the food that so many New Yorkers say they can eat for every meal, every day, without even giving it a second thought.
Well, you’ve got an opportunity to test your devotion to the sacred pie now, because Williamsburg pizza place Keste (232 North 12th Street) has announced a two-hour all-you-can-eat pizza marathon every day at their restaurant starting Friday.

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Makingand eating Neapolitan pies at Kesté Pizza

 – Pizza is a family affair for Roberto Caporuscio and daughter Giorgia Caporuscio. Roberto is a pizzaiolo, Italian for master pizza maker. Giorgia is a pizzaiola, a female master pizza maker — one of the few in the United States.
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KesteMight be Some Of the Best Pizza I’ve Ever Had. Seriously.

I am someone who has had their fare share of pizza in my lifetime, and generally love each slice that I “gavone” each time I have it. Keste Pizzeria, which is located on Gold Street in the heart of the financial district, just might be some of the best pizza I have ever had here in Manhattan.
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Kestépizza school

Redefine “pizza party” with a class at Kesté – our kind of school – and learn from famed pizzaiolos Roberto and Giorgia Caporuscio.
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Howto make pizza as Neapolitan Pro

Good slices of New York pizza are as ubiquitous as manhole covers. Great slices are rare. Making superior pizza at home — well, if you live in my home, it’s a bit of a crapshoot.
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PizzaRestaurant and Cooking School Kesté Pizza & Vino Opens in FiDi

Pizza master Roberto Caporuscio and his daughter Giorgia Caporuscio have opened their fourth restaurant, Kest{ Pizza & Vino. The design of the 150-seat pizzeria, is inspired by a rare copy of the 1866 book .. 
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TheAbsolute Best Gluten-Free Dining Options in New York

The love that an untold number of New Yorkers have for Roberto Caporuscio’s pizzeria seems to knows no bounds, and it may come as no surprise that its long-running gluten-free menu has a near-fanatical following of its own.
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