We’ve enjoyed conducting our fair share of Facebook Live videos over the past several months. We visited Sushi Zo to learn all about tuna, watched an editor nosh on the world’s spiciest chip and melted a huge rotating tower of butter (yes, you read that last one right). Check out the video section of our Facebook page for those memorable clips, and more. But there’s just something about talking about pizza that automatically elevates it to its separate, elevated status.
It’s an understatement to claim that New York City boasts some of the country’s finest pizza, and Brooklyn/LES hot spot Speedy Romeo is widely considered among the best. That’s why we were thrilled to connect with its chef-owner Justin Bazdarich and film him providing us with essential tips and techniques to making pizza at home. From assembling the dough to proofing it overnight to rolling it into the perfect ball-sized shapes, he covers all the basics of constructing the perfect pie for the home cook. Have a look at the video below and be sure to tune in every Thursday at noon for our new weekly Facebook Live series, Food Republic Live (FRL) — with full respect extended to Carson Daly.