Pizza Box of the Week # 24: Sam’s in Brooklyn — a Classic!
This week, Scott brings us one from his own backyard, a box from Sam’s Pizza in Brooklyn that is so full of cliched images that it has become the reference point for all pizza box art cliches and, yet, strangely, it works. This box even became a template for the cover of a new book about pizza by Thom and James Elliot called, Pizza: A Book by Pizza Pilgrims (Note: look for an upcoming interview with the Pizza Pilgrims when we launch Season Two of Pizza Talk in January).
Today”s episode tackles the existential question of when does too much information overwhelm the box (short answer: never, but watch the video to see why_.).
And please join us each and every Saturday for another episode of Pizza Box of the Week with Scott Wiener.
Recent Articles by Peter Reinhart
- Pizza Talk, Season 2, Episode 9: Ken Forkish and The Elements of Pizza
- Pizza Quest, Season Two, Episode 8: The King of Fire, Siler Chapman
- Pizza Talk Season Two, Episode 7: Meet Mark Todd, the Cheese Dude
- Pizza Talk Season Two, Episode 6: World Pizza Champion, Billy Manzo of Federal Hill Pizza
- Pizza Talk, Season Two, Episode 5: The Future of Olive Oil with Corto’s Lisa Pollack and David Garci-Aquirre
- Pizza Talk, Season Two, Episode 4: The Pizza Pilgrims — Living the Dream!
Pizza Quest Info
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