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For Two Months of the Year, the Best Pizza Is in Connecticut

It’s called the native tomato pie, and it’s delicious

The native tomato pie at Ernie’s Pizzeria, a world-class neighborhood parlor on the northwestern edge of the city of New Haven. All photos: John Taggart

In this social media-ed age, it’s hard to believe that one of the greatest regional specialties in the United States could live on for decades in relative obscurity. But such is the case with Connecticut’s native tomato pizza, made for just two months of the year in and…

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Rachel Wharton

Rachel Wharton

I’m a James Beard Award-winning journalist and author of the book American Food (A Not-So-Serious History) NC >> NYC >>find more of my work at rachelwharton.net

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