Pizza House vs. Papa George Pizza


Week 4 of the Easthampton Pizza Challenge is upon us and after today we’ll have seen all of the pizza Easthampton has to offer.  Frankly, it has been a little disappointing, especially after some of the delicious pizza we had in Northampton.  But we still have to see what Papa George Pizza (you may want to … Read more

Nini’s Ristorante vs. Domino’s Pizza


Welcome to Week 3 of the Easthampton Valley Challenge!  Tonight’s guinea pigs are Nini’s “Ristorante” on Cottage Street and Domino’s Pizza on Union St right next to Big E.  I know what you’re thinking, “didn’t you already do Domino’s in Northampton?“.  Yes we did, but this is the Domino’s in Easthampton and I wanted to … Read more

Village Pizza vs. Easthampton Diner


We’re now in full stride in our Easthampton Valley Challenge, pitting Village Pizza against it’s across-the-street rival Easthampton Diner.  I haven’t had the pizza from either place, despite living in Easthampton for 3+ years (Antonio’s was always my go-to), so I was super curious to see what they was like.  One of the things I love … Read more

Easthampton Pizza Challenge: Adamo’s Pizzeria vs. Antonio’s Pizza


We’ve made it!  Here we are in our first Easthampton Pizza Challenge week pitting Adamo’s Pizzeria & Restaurant against Antonio’s Pizza & Wings.  I lived in Easthampton for several years and Antonio’s was always my go-to for takeout pizza, whether I needed a one-off slice or enough to feed a party.  I have less experience with Adamo’s, which I’ve … Read more

Pizzeria Paradiso vs. Pinocchio Pizzeria


Welcome to week 10 in Northampton of the Valley Pizza Challenge!  This week also completes our semi-final round and the winner of tonight’s contest will determine who goes up against Mimmo’s Pizza in the Northampton Finale which should be coming in a couple weeks. Tonight’s semi-final round matches up two solid contenders:  Pizzeria Paradiso and Pinocchio Pizzeria … Read more

Sam’s Pizzeria & Cafe vs. Mimmo’s Pizza


At long last we’ve arrived at the Northampton semi-finals, and what a fun ride it has been so far!  Up on the chopping block today is our wildcard Mimmo’s and Sam’s Pizzeria, both in the heart of downtown Northampton.  Mimmo’s has won two rounds already to get here, beating both Roberto’s and Hungry Ghost Bread and definitely … Read more

Round 2 Roundup: Northampton


It has been a wild round 2 with some shake-ups, some rule changes, and a lot of good pizza!  I’ve had a blast working on this so far and can’t wait to see who comes out on top.  Here is a quick overview of the past few weeks in Round 2.   Pizza Paradiso vs. … Read more

Big Y vs. Sam’s Pizzeria


Here we are in the final week of round 2, after culling the 12 Northampton pizza places down to the top 8.  For the semi-finals we’ll be challenging Pizza Paradiso vs. Pinocchio Pizzeria and Mimmo’s Pizza vs. the winner of tonight’s contest.  Tonight we’re getting our first look at Sam’s Pizzeria & Cafe, a popular … Read more

Pinocchio Pizzeria vs. Pizza Amore


Welcome to week 7 of the Valley Pizza Challenge, and our third week of round 2!  This week sees Pinocchio Pizzeria and Pizza Amore mixing it up, with the former known for its creative slices and the latter known for their great pitas.  Pizza Amore won its first round contest against Domino’s Pizza to move on to … Read more