The Gist: Colin Atrophy Hagendorf the Slice Harvester and Hurricane Katrina.

This Guy Ate a Slice From Every Pizza Joint in Manhattan

This Guy Ate a Slice From Every Pizza Joint in Manhattan

A daily news and culture podcast with Mike Pesca.
Aug. 31 2015 7:34 PM

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.

150831-thegist-colinpizza
You gotta fold it.

Photo courtesy Colin Atrophy Hagendorf

Listen to Episode 331 of Slate’s The Gist:

gist_dailyemails
Advertisement

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:

Advertisement

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.

Advertisement

Today’s sponsor: Stamps.com, where you can buy and print official U.S. postage right from your desk using your own computer and printer. Use the promo code THEGIST to get a no-risk trial and a $110 bonus offer.

And by Draft Kings. Start this football season by winning 2 million dollars! Use code GIST to play free for a shot at 2 million dollars in the Week One 10 Million Dollar Millionaire Maker. Go to DraftKings.com.

Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at slate.com/gistplus.

Join the discussion of this episode on Facebook.

Email: thegist@slate.com
Twitter: @slategist

Mike Pesca is the host of the Slate daily podcast The Gist. He also contributes reports and commentary to NPR.