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Pizza Talk: Jonathan Goldsmith, il Padrone, Spacca Napoli, part 3

Written By Peter Reinhart
Thursday, 20 August 2020 Pizza Talk

Jonathan Goldsmith is beloved in the pizza community for many reasons, not least of which is the extraordinary pizza he and his team make at Chicago’s landmark Spacca Napoli pizzeria. We first interviewed Jonathan on Pizza Quest back in 2018, so if you’d like to read it (highly advised) go to https://www.fornobravo.com/pizzaquest/?s=jonathan+goldsmith&submit=Search . But, in this new Pizza Talk 3-part interview Jonathan, who is affectionately known at the restaurant as…Read More…

Pizza Talk: Jonathan Goldsmith, Il Padrone, Spacca Napoli, Part 2

Written By Peter Reinhart
Wednesday, 19 August 2020 Pizza Talk

Jonathan Goldsmith is beloved in the pizza community for many reasons, not least of which is the extraordinary pizza he and his team make at Chicago’s landmark Spacca Napoli pizzeria. We first interviewed Jonathan on Pizza Quest back in 2018, so if you’d like to read it (highly advised) go to https://www.fornobravo.com/pizzaquest/interview-jonathan-goldsmith-2/ . But, in this new Pizza Talk 3-part interview Jonathan, who is affectionately known at the restaurant as il…Read More…

Pizza Talk: Jonathan Goldsmith, Spacca Napoli’s Padrone, Part 1

Written By Peter Reinhart
Tuesday, 18 August 2020 Pizza Talk

Jonathan Goldsmith is beloved in the pizza community for many reasons, not least of which is the extraordinary pizza he and his team make at Chicago’s landmark Spacca Napoli pizzeria. We first interviewed Jonathan on Pizza Quest back in 2018, so if you’d like to read it (highly advised) go to https://www.fornobravo.com/pizzaquest/interview-jonathan-goldsmith-2/ . But, in this new Pizza Talk 3-part interview Jonathan, who is affectionately known at the restaurant as il…Read More…

Interview with Jonathan Goldsmith

Written By Peter Reinhart
Tuesday, 07 August 2018 Interviews

Note from Peter: Jonathan Goldsmith, is the founder/owner (aka Padrone), along with his wife, artist Ginny Sykes, of Chicago’s most well-known and honored Neapolitan pizzeria, Spacca Napoli. Many of you have been fortunate enough to have eaten there, or have met Jonathan at various pizza events such as the Northeast Pizza & Pasta Show, Pizza Expo, and other gatherings. Many of you have also sought him out for advice and…Read More…

Peter’s Blog: The Quest Never Ends

Written By Peter Reinhart
Sunday, 19 January 2020 Peter's Blog

Hi Again, I’m headed to Texas, beginning with a pan pizza class at the Central Market Cooking School in San Antonio on Tuesday (Jan. 21), followed by the Central Market schools in Austin, Houston, Fort Worth, and Dallas on the succeeding days. I think the classes are all sold out, though you can call the respective schools if you’re just hearing about it now — there could be a waiting…Read More…

New Cook Book Service About to Launch

Written By Peter Reinhart
Tuesday, 31 July 2018 Peter's Blog

Hi Everyone, For those of you who love cook books, especially older, hard to find classics, here’s a link to a podcast about a new site about to launch called CKBK. The founder, Matthew Cockerill, talks about it on more detail here . There’s also a Kickstarter link for those who want to get in on the ground floor of CKBK here.    Even if you don’t want to kick…Read More…

Pizza Expo, 2018 –You Had to Be There….

I’ve been home for over three weeks now but am still enjoying flashbacks from Pizza Expo 2018. With over 8,000 people attending everyday, and hundreds of booths, there are probably over 8,000 versions of what Pizza Expo means to the attendees and vendors. For sure, plenty of pizza to taste, ingredients to sample, equipment to test drive, seminars and workshops to attend, and numerous competitions, there are just too many…Read More…

Report from Atlantic City, Part Two

Written By Peter Reinhart
Wednesday, 01 November 2017 Peter's Blog

Hi Again, Last week I was waiting for the final, amended results for the Caputo Cup Pizza Competition and, at last here, here they are:  Caputo Cup 2017 Pizza Championship Traditional Pizzas (NY Style, no more than two toppings) 1st – Derek Sanchez of Mia Marco’s Pizza (Selma, TX) 2nd (tie) – Allen Raymond of That’s Some Pizza (Bainbridge Island, WA) 2nd (tie) – Michael Ricca of Ricca Brothers Brick…Read More…

Interview with Paulie Gee

Written By Peter Reinhart
Tuesday, 11 July 2017 Interviews

 Note from Peter: I finally got to meet Paulie Gee, the legendary pizzeria operator, at the recent International Pizza Expo in Las Vegas. It was an instant “bromance!”  So, I was thrilled when Paulie agreed to do an interview with me for Pizza Quest. His responses, as you will see below, are extremely humble and inspirational as he shares his journey from the world of intellectual technology (IT) to the…Read More…

Interview with John Arena

Written By Peter Reinhart
Tuesday, 09 May 2017 Interviews

Note from Peter: We’ve been loving the contributions of John Arena here on Pizza Quest for the past four years. He not only is a mentor to many, and an educator, but his columns on what pizzeria operators need to know can serve as a master template for everyone in the business. Since most of you already all of this, I’ll let the following interview fill in the gaps and…Read More…

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