You didn't order or taste the pizza?!? No wonder it didn't make your top 100 list! It's apparent that you have a major anti-Isabella bias, but to 'dis his pizza in at least two threads without ever tasting it seems a bit over the top.
I'd suggest leaving your friend and his taste-calibrated eyeballs home and actually try the pizza there. Go for the "Countryman". They finish it at your table by spreading/mixing a nearly raw egg across the surface. I'd never seen that done before and it seemed a little weird, but man, the taste was great.
It took me ten minutes to figure out who you were talking to, then I realized you must be talking to me (and that you didn't finish reading my review). I'll try the Countryman next time.
Graffiato is ranked #1 in Chinatown, without any serious contender (until Daikaya just stepped into the picture). Bandolero is in Italic. *Not* biased, either for or against.
Please also go back and read the first three paragraphs of that review, and pay close attention to them. They apply to everyone: Mike, Spike, José, Warren, Michel, Roberto, Carla, Eric, Cathal. I honestly try to look at everyone as if they were equally famous, and as if they were strangers (which, for me, is much more difficult because I actually *like* these people) - it's the only fair way to do this. Speaking of which, you might want to get to Jackie's sooner than later.
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