Podcasts Pizza Quest

Brick + Dough = Amazing Pizza in Montclair

Episode: 26

Jason Rosenthal started making pizzas in his apartment for a few lucky locals as a way to maintain his sanity and explore his creativity while exiting a job he didn’t love. Soon, he started doing successful pop-ups, then he found a couple of kindred pizza-obsessed spirits, and lo and behold, they teamed up to open Brick+Dough in Montclair, NJ, where the locals are going mad for their inventive, neo-traditional wood-fired pizzas. Based on the buzz, their restaurant seems destined for Razza status in the ever-growing New Jersey pizza renaissance (yes, New Jersey is undoubtedly having its moment!). Hear all about it in this week’s episode of Pizza Quest.

Click here for the video versions of Pizza Quest

If you count on HRN content, become a monthly sustaining donor at heritageradionetwork.org/donate.

Pizza Quest is Powered by Simplecast.

Latest Episodes

Another Golden Oldie: Meathead Goldwyn

Another Golden Oldie: Meathead Goldwyn

7

17

This week we celebrate the one-year anniversary of our conversation with the renowned expert on everything grilled, smoked, and cooked with or over fire, Meathead Goldwyn. Grilling season is still in full swing, so these evergreen tips and tricks from the master will serve as either new or refreshed information. Meathead: The Science of Great ...
A Pizza Quest Golden Oldie: Bagels with the Yodi’s

A Pizza Quest Golden Oldie: Bagels with the Yodi’s

7

16

As we review and repost some of the most popular shows of the past year, the bagel theme is still the hot nationwide trend. In this episode, our beloved pizza Yodi's, John Arena and Brian Spangler, return to explore their latest obsession. They are joined by the "Bagel Whisperer," (or maybe, better, "The Gandalf of Bagels"), Philip Korshak, ...
A Pizza Quest Golden Oldie: Wylie Dufresne of Stretch Pizza

A Pizza Quest Golden Oldie: Wylie Dufresne of Stretch Pizza

7

15

Previous Pizza Quest guest Chef Wylie Dufresne recently had an extensive cameo in the momentous season ending episode of "The Bear" on Hulu. The episode features appearances from many of the chefs (both real and imaginary) that inspired the restaurant in the show, so it seems timely to look back on our conversation with Wylie from the Fall of ...
Rerun: The Rise and Fall of Korshak’s Bagels

Rerun: The Rise and Fall of Korshak’s Bagels

7

14

Korshak Bagels, nestled in the heart of Philadelphia’s historic Italian Market neighborhood, was like the mouse that roared. Producing only 1,000 hand-shaped sourdough bagels a day, Philip Korshak‘s love-child of a bagelry garnered national press during its brief two-year run, and elicited deep mourning and lines two blocks long during its ...
Charles Wekselbaum

Charles Wekselbaum

7

13

We are joined this week by Charles Wekselbaum, owner and head salumeriest for Charlito's Cocina, makers of fine charcuterie. Is it salumi or salami? We'll find out, as Charles guides Peter through a tasting of three of his most popular Spanish-influenced products, and explains how he transforms fresh meat products into cured and fermented ...
Tim Lorsch

Tim Lorsch

7

12

This week's guest is a long time friend of mine (we go back to 7th grade together, circa 1963), Tim Lorsch, Nashville musician/sideman, who has created a one-man performance piece called "The Suitcase." The show was inspired when Tim unexpectedly received an old suitcase that had formerly belonged to his great uncle before being sent to ...
Dave Ravanesi

Dave Ravanesi

7

11

Peter's brother Harry was with Peter the day they discovered Pizzeria Beddia about eight years ago. They watched together as Joe Beddia rocketed to superstardom in the pizza world (not because of us, but our timing was pretty good). So, when Harry called Peter a few weeks ago, excited to have found "the next Pizzeria Beddia," he was taken ...
Domenico Tolomeo

Domenico Tolomeo

7

10

Welcome back to Pizza Quest with Peter Reinhart. Our guest this week is Domenico Tolomeo, World Pizza Champions team member, owner of Taglio Pizza in Minneola, NY, and corporate chef for Orlando Foods (importers of Caputo Flour and many other made-in-Italy food products). Domenico, affectionately known in the industry as Mimmo, shares with us ...
SERIES
SUBSCRIBE

PARTNER