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From a Pizza Oven in the Bronx, Albanian Specialties

Updated: Nov 18, 2019

| Ligaya Mishan, New York Times |

For years, this cramped storefront at the northern end of the D train was a straightforward Neapolitan pizzeria. Little trace of that past remains: The oven is shiny and new, imported from Italy, and the artfully distressed walls are covered with black-and-white photographs from 19th-century Albania.

Ramiz Kukaj, an ethnic Albanian from Peja, Kosovo, first thought of Tradita nine years ago. His American-born son, then 12, asked if he could take his friends to an Albanian restaurant, to show them his family’s heritage.

Read the full New York Times article here: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/14/dining/tradita-review-albanian-restaurant-bronx.html

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