At Long Island Shop, Detroit Pizza Outsells Traditional New York Slices

January 03, 2019, 3:34 PM

Donatina Neapolitan Pizza Cafe (Facebook photo)

New Yorkers have a little swagger when it comes to bragging rights over pizza. 

But Detroit-style pizza, the classic square pies served at places like Buddy's and Loui's in Hazel Park, is attracting a following in different -- regions including at the relatively new Donatina Neapolitan Pizza Cafe at 18 W. Ave. in  Patchogue, a village on Long Island's south shore.

Donatina bakes Neapolitan-style pizzas in a wood-burning oven, and also has traditional New York slices, Chicago pan and Detroit-style pizza.

Owner John Peragine tells The 495 Podcast that the Detroit-style pizza is creating a buzz. “We are selling more of the Detroit than our regular New York slices,” he says. 


Read more:  The 495 Podcast

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