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RedBrick Pizza debuts in North Brunswick

Written for MyCentralJersey.com on 1/2/18

NORTH BRUNSWICK – Got a nasty pizza addiction that you just can’t kick?

Thanks to RedBrick Pizza Kitchen Café, known for its fire-roasted gourmet pizza with hand-crafted organic dough made fresh daily, organic red sauce and premium toppings, you can feel a little less guilty the next time you dig into a slice — or five.

The chain’s newest location as of Dec. 18 at 754 Shoppes Blvd., North Brunswick — and first and only New Jersey location — is operated by Shivam J. Patel & Saad K. Farooq, South Brunswick residents and Rutgers graduates who were looking for a healthy concept to bring to their hometown.

~Courtesy of RedBrick Pizza


DeLucia’s Brick Oven Pizza of Raritan celebrates 100 years

Written by MyCentralJersey.com on 12/19/17

When Constantino DeLucia, an Italian immigrant, opened a bread bakery on First Avenue in Raritan in 1917, he probably wouldn’t have guessed that his brick bread oven would still be in use in 2017 by his great-grandson, Christian DeLucia.

However, three million pizzas later, the DeLucias are still cooking up pizza in that same oven in the site which became DeLucia’s Brick Over Pizza in the early 1950s, evolving to capitalize on America’s pizza craze.

“There’s not many places in this country that have been through four generations in 100 years,” said DeLucia, who lives in Raritan. “My great-grandfather would be ecstatic and very proud.”

Courtesy of DeLucia’s Brick Oven Pizza