Di Fara Pizza will be celebrating its 50th anniversary in September, being around longer than most of the competition. Di Fara Pizza is unique from other pizzerias due to their high quality of ingredients. The majority of their ingredients are imported from all around the world and therefore it is quality over quantity at Di Fara. Their popular $5.00 slice of pizza is made with two cheeses, top quality tomatoes, extra virgin olive oil and fresh snipped basil amongst a mass of other distinct ingredients.
The dedicated owner, Domenico De Marco, now 78 years old, has made 90 per cent of the pizza at Di Fara in the last 49 years, with the rest of the family helping out. People come from all over the world to watch Domenico stand in one spot, putting special attention to each and every pie. The waits at Di Fara Pizza can be long, up to two hours, due to the high demand and long lines, all for a chance to experience their delicious pizzas. The ovens at Di Fara Pizza also contribute to the flavor and process, using gas ovens they are able to reach higher temperatures and have a more rapid cook time than newer ovens. It ultimately creates a special balance in the blend of all the flavors. and a longer cook time changes the taste, for the better.
Di Fara Pizza has been recognized nationwide by various media outlets, being featured in The Today Show, The New York Post, USA Today, The New York Times, among many others. In addition to its high reputation, Di Fara has been voted the #1 Pizzeria for 8 years running by Zagat.
For more information about Di Fara Pizza, go to difara.com, or visit them on their Facebook page at Di Fara Pizza.