Happy Pi Day: Pick Your Pie!


When the moon hits your eye like a big pizza pie…(cue: sound of needle sliding off the record…) Sometimes you just need pizza, right? If you’ve got a case of pizza amoré, here are some fine choices.

People are very particular, we’ve learned, about how they like their pizza. Thin crust, thick crust, or Brooklyn style with a rich tomato sauce, or even no sauce at all….we have checked all the boxes and promise there’s something for every pizza lover on this list.

Born out of a love for flavorful food and family, Jules Thin Crust’s pies are always crafted with seasonal and local ingredients. With unconventional adds like brie and edamame, each perfectly-thin slice makes for a tasty bite – whether you’re with the family or indulging solo. www.julesthincrust.com

Located in downtown Princeton, Princeton Pi is a terrific spot to enjoy a fine selection of pizza. Do try their signature pie, the Brooklyn.  With the thinnest crust, made with the freshest Italian tomatoes, topped with fresh mozzarella, basil and drizzled with extra virgin olive oil, it’s a winner!  Also serving subs, salads, coffee, smoothies, frozen yogurt and more. www.princetonpi.com

The first establishment to bring pizza to Princeton back in 1950, Conte’s has been a town tradition for generations! Specializing in thin crust pies, Conte’s remains true to its roots – red pies are the rule, neither green vegetables or ‘gourmet’ toppings available. Their pepperoni pie though, is a must try. www.contespizzaandbar.com

Visit Antimo’s Italian Kitchen! Head to Hopewell borough and enjoy homemade pasta, artisan thin crust pizza, seafood, and other Italian family favorites. Order takeout online or bring your family and friends to their 80 seat dining room to enjoy personalized service from an experienced friendly wait staff. They also have outdoor dining in good weather! www.antimositaliankitchen.com

Prepared in a wood fired brick oven, Nomad Pizza serves up inventive, thin crust, gourmet pizza in two local locations in Princeton and Hopewell with indoor and outdoor seating. Or you can rent their beautifully restored 1949 REO Speedwagon food truck to add character to any party. www.nomadpizzaco.com

Vito’s is a neighborhood place right in the heart of Pennington on the corner of Main Street. Serving up authentic Italian fare, pizza is their specialty. Sausage, pepperoni, broccoli–you name it and you’ll find a classic pizza at Vito’s. Just ask school kids who stream through their doors at 3pm each day how good their pie is and they’ll tell you. Delivery all day long. www.vitospennington.com

Piccolo Trattoria offers remarkable Italian food combining modern creative and traditional Italian style. Whether you are in the mood for Piccolo Trattoria’s bourbon shrimp or spaghetti carbonara, or simply a Piccolo Pronto build your own pizza, you’ll receive 10% off when you mention PrincetonScoop this March. They cater, too!

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