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Mark Iacono

  1. food friends
    Brooklyn’s Pizza Gods Broke Bread TogetherLucali and Di Fara, together at last.
  2. Expansions
    Lucali Miami Is Open, Now Please Send Mark Iacono BackBrooklyn pies are now happening in the heart of South Beach.
  3. Lucali
    Mark Iacono Says Lucali Renovation May Last Many MonthsThe owner of the pizzeria says there’s no planned reopening date.
  4. Fight Club
    Mark Iacono Opens Up About Lucali Expansion, Mob Rumors, and ‘the“I have no feeling in, say, about 50 percent of my body, maybe forever. But that’s okay, it’s nothin’ really.”
  5. Crime Scenes
    Charges Tossed in Lucali Pizzaiolo StabbingMark Iacono is reportedly “very happy with the outcome.”
  6. Closings
    Fifty-Year-Old Joe’s Superette Is ClosingThe Carroll Gardens institution is taking its fried prosciutto balls with it.
  7. Crime Scenes
    Geritano and Lucali’s Iacono May Not Have to Face the Music After KnifePlus, checking in at Lucali’s.
  8. Reopenings
    Knife Fight Doesn’t Curb Customers’ Lucali CravingsEverything operating almost-normally at Lucali after owner’s daytime knife fight.
  9. Crime Scenes
    Sounds Like Mark Iacono Is Off the Hook, For NowThe Lucali’s pizzaiolo was let go from court yesterday because his case has yet to be heard by a a jury, and the prosecution is unable to obtain an indictiment.
  10. Crime Scenes
    The Mob Is Probably Just a Big Bunch of FoodiesPlus: a new twist in the Lucali stabbing.
  11. Crime Scenes
    Attempted-Murder Charges Filed Against Lucali Owner (Updated)Get ready for lots of “slicing” puns.
  12. Crime Scenes
    Lucali’s Mark Iacono in Hospital After Stabbing AttackThe attack took place in broad daylight.
  13. Pizza Pizza
    Lucali Looks Manhattan-wardPlus: Giuseppina’s is “99 percent done” and will open in two weeks.
  14. Openings
    Reputed Mobster Will Help Open New Lucali“Brooklyn mobster gives judge food for thought.”
  15. Openings
    Brick-Oven-Pizza Perfection Comes to Carroll GardensSlavering outer-borough Chowhounders have recently been storming the unmarked gates of Carroll Gardens’s newest brick-oven pizzeria, a rustic establishment being compared on that contentious, cultlike Website to such sacred pizza cows as Di Fara’s. It’s not only the posters who’ve evoked that mythic name — chef-owner Mark Iacono has as well. “My favorite pizza is Di Fara,” says Iacono, who looks a little like a Pope of Greenwich Village–era Eric Roberts. “The recipe is pretty much the same. Difference is, mine is made in a brick oven.” His pie is also imbued with a feisty smokiness, courtesy of a wood fire, and has a flavorful crust that’s comparatively soft and puffy, closer to classic coal-oven practitioners like Totonno’s and Grimaldi’s than Di Fara’s. “I call it old-school-Brooklyn style,” he says. “That’s what I’m going for.”