A wood-fired pizzeria arrives on Delware Avenue d’Albany
ALBANY – A longtime antique dealer and appraiser, whose passion for pizza led him to open a roadside stand in Greene County named after what he describes as his “nasty grandmother” , brings back pizzas to a window on Delaware Avenue that housed Lou-Bea’s Pizza from 1980 to 2015.
Pizza Michelina is under development for a late winter opening at 376 Delaware Ave., according to Robert Meringolo, who purchased the property with two partners, Michael Johnson and Steven De Lorenzo. Among the renovations will be the installation of a Valoriani wood-fired pizza oven, made in Italy and capable of operating up to 900 degrees, Meringolo said, adding that there will also be a room in the basement for grow herbs and vegetables to use. in pizzas.