Staten Island Pizza

On May 11th, after the CUNY CUE conference (formerly the CUNY Gen Ed conference) ends at 4:30, we’re hoping to have the inaugural Staten Island CUNYPie outing, and I’ve felt the weight of the decision on my shoulders, not knowing other CUNYPie members with Staten Island experience to share in the pizzeria-selection decision. I thought […]

On toppings

A few thoughts about toppings. I’ll start with some observations.

Supreme Pizza loaded with capsicum (bell peppers) by Vanessa Pike-Russell (cc) I just spent some time in Wisconsin, where I saw several menus boasting “gourmet” pizzas, where ‘gourmet’ seems to mean something like ‘has a lot of stuff on it’. There’s often a theme: […]

CUNY Pie Anthem

CUNY Pie: Building better communities through pizza.

This video is best viewed full screen on YouTube.

This video is based on footage from our November and December outings, when we were lucky enough to host many guests who were in town for the WordCampNYC and Digital Labor conferences.

We’re particularly happy to welcome […]

WordCamp NYC & NYC Pizza: Awesomeness

The CUNY Pie gang is planning a few pizza outings for WordCamp NYC. The details here, though tentative and subject to revision, should give you enough info to decide whether you’re interested in either or both of the events.

If you’re planning on attending either Delightful Evening Eating Pizza, please leave a comment on […]

Tragedy of the cornicione

Lombardi char

I can’t top Luke’s tour de force account of last night’s CUNY Pie debut. But I do have some pointed commentary on a subject that is dear to my heart – the cornicione – which is prompted by the trip to Lombardi’s.

I am not a particularly sentimental man, but something […]

CUNY Pie Annoucement: We’re Headed to Lombardi’s

The CUNY Pie group will make its first foray into the wilds of NYC pizza tomorrow evening. And, no, you’re not seeing double: we had to reschedule our first July outing due to unforeseen circumstances.

But our trip to Lombardi’s for tomorrow is a definite go, and we’d love to have you join […]

Setting an Agenda

If we’re going to eat our way through New York’s finest pizza establishments, we should think about a general structure for our venture.  When Boone and I first came up with the idea of a CUNY Commons pizza group, Boone pointed to the Burger of the Month Club as a possible model.  I think […]