By Denise DePaolo
“Anyone who says that money cannot buy happiness has clearly never spent their money on pizza.” – Andrew W.K.
Fiero is one of Phillips Avenue’s newest eateries, but it’s brought something that has been sorely missed from downtown’s main drag: pizza, delicious pizza. Since the closure of New York Pizza Express in 2012, it’s been tough times for bar-goers and everyday pizza-cravers alike. So when Fiero opened its doors, there was considerable excitement. My first thought was, “I hope it’s good.” Followed by, “In a location like that, as long as it’s not bad, it’s good.”
I made it in for lunch on a Wednesday afternoon. The menu seemed to have a topping combination for every kind of pizza lover. After some deliberation, my two friends and I finally decided on the Fresh Farmer, the Mexico, and the Bacon Burger. If we had room, we would get the dessert pizza with berries and hazelnut chocolate sauce, but that wasn’t a bridge we were committed to crossing.
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