Staten Island pizza: Best slices and pies in the borough

Staten Island’s nickname is the Borough of Parks, but it ought to be the Borough of Pizza.

Ask any outerborough type and they’re likely to say their hometown offers the city’s best, but the forgotten borough makes a serious run for the title. On the other side of a ferry ride you can find super-thin crust pies, taverns turning out perfect pizza and restaurants offering specialty toppings you don’t see often.

Here’s a look at some of the best in the borough, from sit-down spots to bar pies to slice joints.

Jillian Jorgensen