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Philly/Trenton-area tomato pie
« on: November 07, 2006, 10:29:45 AM »
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Re: Philly/Trenton-area tomato pie
« Reply #1 on: November 07, 2006, 04:21:15 PM »
I can attest to them...wow..fresh great pies!... I go to Chambersburg often for DeLorenzos pies...amazing pizza.

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Re: Philly/Trenton-area tomato pie
« Reply #2 on: November 07, 2006, 08:46:19 PM »
Nice article! It's nice to see Trenton's Top Road Tavern mentioned. Years ago I was making a delivery in town and started talking pizza with construction worker. I mentioned DeLorenzo's and he mentioned Top Road. After talking for a bit i decided his recommendation was worthy and tried it later in the week - I've never been back to DeLorenzo's.

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Re: Philly/Trenton-area tomato pie
« Reply #3 on: November 08, 2006, 01:54:42 PM »
Ok I'm going to try Top Road pizza to see any difference...I'm sure they also make a great pie...

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Re: Philly/Trenton-area tomato pie
« Reply #4 on: November 09, 2006, 03:56:16 PM »
Man that looks good, but why so small???? :P :P ;D

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Re: Philly/Trenton-area tomato pie
« Reply #5 on: December 13, 2006, 02:08:57 PM »
After nearly 15 years in Mercer County, I finally got over to Top Road last Saturday evening for a sausage Bar Pie (small, individual size). I had planned to eat about half and take the rest home. Well, as I sat there, it occurred to me, "hey, this is really good. Better eat some more", until it was gone. It really was good and i stepped back and spoke to John, the pizza maker to let him know. Perfect blend of ingredients; browned, but not burnt. Nex time I want sausage and garlic; maybe even anchovie.

This place is much less famous than eother Delo's and pizzas are only available in the evening 5 nights a week. I have to say I referred it to either Delos'; no long wait, they have a bath room, beer available. Worth a trip. ;D
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Re: Philly/Trenton-area tomato pie
« Reply #6 on: December 19, 2006, 10:00:52 AM »
Ok I'm going to try Top Road pizza to see any difference...I'm sure they also make a great pie...

MTPIZZA - Have you tried it yet? I'm in Hershey and am thinking about giving them a try...

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Re: Philly/Trenton-area tomato pie
« Reply #7 on: December 19, 2006, 04:18:49 PM »
No I haven't made it over yet...probably not till after the holidays.... If you come from Hershey thats pretty far but its probably worth the visit if its better than DeLorenzos.

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Re: Philly/Trenton-area tomato pie
« Reply #8 on: December 19, 2006, 08:31:05 PM »
Let us know and Happy Holidays.

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Re: Philly/Trenton-area tomato pie
« Reply #9 on: January 21, 2007, 09:13:25 AM »
Right accross the Delaware River from Philly lies a little treasure... Alfred's Tomato Pie in Blackwood, NJ.  Alfred makes the pizza himself and has just one thing on his menu.  Pizza.  That's all he needs, trust me.  Oddly enough, I live just 1/4 mile away, passed by it thousands of times and never knew about it until last week when I was researching all the pizza greats on the web, Sally's, Pepe's, DeLorenzo's, Pizzaria Bianco, etc.   I found some reviews and was amazed that everything that I've been looking for was right in my own backyard.  If you are on a Philly/Trenton pizza hunt, give it a try, it's very easy to get to from Philly or the NJ Turnpike.

He sings pretty good too!

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Re: Philly/Trenton-area tomato pie
« Reply #10 on: January 21, 2007, 07:34:48 PM »
I've had pizza all over

North Jersey - Grimaldi's, Brooklyns
Jersey Shore - Pete and Eldas, Vics
Philly - Chickies and Petes, Taconelli's
New York - Patsy's, Tottonos, Grimaldi's, Luzzos, UPN
New Haven - Sally's and Pepes

and still, hands down, I prefer Delorenzo's on Hudson St to any pie out there

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Re: Philly/Trenton-area tomato pie
« Reply #11 on: January 22, 2007, 02:17:39 AM »
MTPIZZA - Have you tried it yet? I'm in Hershey and am thinking about giving them a try...
Hey Bud, if you ever head to Lancaster way give me a PM. I'll take you to Gargano's in East Pete. They make a really great pie.  ;)
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Re: Philly/Trenton-area tomato pie
« Reply #12 on: April 14, 2007, 07:53:52 AM »
Right accross the Delaware River from Philly lies a little treasure... Alfred's Tomato Pie in Blackwood, NJ. 


Jon,
Where is this place...I'm from Blackwood and still live less than 20 minutes away.....

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Re: Philly/Trenton-area tomato pie
« Reply #13 on: April 14, 2007, 02:12:13 PM »
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Jon,
Where is this place...I'm from Blackwood and still live less than 20 minutes away.....

Right near the corner of Black Horse Pike and Church Street, next to the old bank that sits
on the corner.  Let me know how your pizza is when you go... my suggestions... An Alfred's
Original and the White Clam pie, just incredible.  Take CASH, no credit cards accepted.

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Re: Philly/Trenton-area tomato pie
« Reply #14 on: April 14, 2007, 02:50:35 PM »
Italia Pizza - Bellmawr, NJ
Check this place out on Black Horse Pike.  I was there and it was outstanding.  The pizza bread alone, which they give out for free as an appetizer, is ten times better than what passes for pizza in many places in the midwest and south.
I'd travel there from Arizona any time just for the pizza.

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Re: Philly/Trenton-area tomato pie
« Reply #15 on: April 15, 2007, 08:52:16 AM »
Got it, thanks Gents!!!

I'll try 'em both and let y'all know!!!

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Re: Philly/Trenton-area tomato pie
« Reply #16 on: June 06, 2007, 09:35:49 PM »

and still, hands down, I prefer Delorenzo's on Hudson St to any pie out there

The only reason i joined this forum is to figure out how to make one of these pies. I have been going there for a long time. It is the only pie I eat. I dont eat the usual pizza. Only this one. If is only about 15 minutes from me. So, when I get a craving, I drop in.

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Re: Philly/Trenton-area tomato pie
« Reply #17 on: January 29, 2009, 03:10:21 PM »
The "clone" pizza making posts originally at this thread have been split off and now appear at http://www.pizzamaking.com/forum/index.php/topic,7841.0.html.

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