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The best pizzeria in NYC just got closed for not paying $167,506 in back taxes - here's what it's like to eat at Di Fara Pizza

Posted On: Aug 21, 2019   |   Posted By: Business Insider

The best pizzeria in NYC just got closed for not paying $167,506 in back taxes - here's what it's like to eat at Di Fara Pizza

Di Fara Pizza in Brooklyn, New York is considered by many to be the best pizza in New York City.
The famous pizzeria was seized this week by New York State tax collectors, which effectively closed the 54-year-old restaurant. A Department of Taxation and Finance rep said Di Fara's owes $167,506 in back taxes.
We visited Di Fara Pizza in 2017 to taste NYC's best pizza, to take lots of photos, and to offer a glimpse into the hallowed Midwood institution.
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Over 50 years ago, in 1965, Italian immigrant Domenico DeMarco opened Di Fara Pizza in the Midwood section of Brooklyn.
There's a lot of pizza in New York City. It's a cliché maybe, but Di Fara Pizza is considered by many to be New York City's best pizza. It's considered by critics and locals alike to be "the best of the best," as the late, great Anthony Bourdain put it back in 2007.
Di Fara's is notoriously expensive , and has a notoriously long wait , but...

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