Keith Arnold may be a Colorado guy these days, but he still thinks fondly of his favorite pizzerias in New York. Of course, the best pizza comes from Queens, says the Queens native.
“I have one favorite pizzeria in each of the boroughs,” says Arnold, the founder of the Colorado-based Garlic Knot pizzeria chain. “But of course I think Queens has the best pizza.”
Arnold says he’s tasted his way through a few thousand pizzerias throughout the five boroughs, and all of his go-tos are hole in the wall joints.
Arnold’s favorite New York pizzas, by borough:
Queens: Aunt Bella’s, 4619 Marathon Parkway, Little Neck
Manhattan: Joe’s Pizza, 7 Carmine St., Greenwich Village
Brooklyn: Fascati’s Pizza, 80 Henry St., Brooklyn Heights
Bronx: Full Moon Pizzeria, 600 E. 187th St., Bronx
Staten Island: “I can’t help you … just go over the bridge to Brooklyn,” Arnold says.