4 New Year's Examples of Why, for Richer or Poorer, We Love Pizza

January 5, 2017

1. It’s 2017, and we welcome a new president who makes no apologies for conspicuous consumption. When it comes to pizza, the Wall Street crowd and other Big Apple glitterati got to indulge in a $2,000 over-the-top, caviar and truffles-topped New Year’s special. The decadent designer pie from New York’s Industry Kitchen also featured foie gras and neutral-tasting (if you have to ask ‘Why?’ you can’t afford it) gold flakes. Not in the market for a whole pizza? The wood-fired curiosity piece sublets for $250 a slice.

 

2. At the other end of the pizza economic spectrum, residents