A block away is Two Boots To Go West, on West 11th Street, part of a chain, which raised its price to $2.50 from $2.25 for a slice in November; another increase is expected soon, said the manager, Efrain Aquino, 42.In the Providence area, Via Via IV and Pizza Pie-er have recently raised their prices. Have any others?
In the old days, Mr. Aquino said, “the biggest overhead was always rent and cheese.” Now, the biggest cost is flour. Last week, he said a 50-pound bag cost $28.50; a year ago, the same bag was $12.
Monday, March 17, 2008
Rising Pizza Prices
More reviews are coming Wednesday. In the meantime, see this piece about rising pizza prices.