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NYC’s Dollar Pizza Slice May Be Going Extinct

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Like the Empire State Building and the East Village rats, the dollar pizza slice is a hometown hero in NYC. But it may be going extinct with mounting supply chain pressures, the New York Post reports. One of the top dollar slice destinations in Manhattan — 2 Bros. Pizza — has started selling its slices for $1.50 at its Chelsea location, instead of the advertised $1, according to the report. Co-founder Oren Halali says the price increase stems from the higher cost of just about everything it takes to keep the lights on at his slice shops. “Flour, cheese, tomatoes, gloves, paper goods, paper plates, napkins,” Halali tells the Post. “Everything. Labor is definitely up, as well.”

Other pizza shops have been feeling the same squeeze. Staten Island’s Mona Lisa Pizzeria has been struggling to keep up with an up to 200 percent price increase in the past year on a litany of items that the restaurant buys on a weekly basis,…

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