It’s Easy Being Cheesy: Our Long Beach Picks for National Cheese Pizza Day

We at the Post love our odd, idiosyncratic “holidays”—mostly those that involve libations and gastronomy. Today, we honor a classic, a legend, a luminary food that has led both hearts and minds toward late night binges and midday cravings. Ladies, gents, and everyone in between, we give National Cheese Pizza Day—and our fair city is chockfull of it.

Michael’s Pizzeria Named Best Pizzeria in Country by Zagat

After rocking the Los Angeles culinary scene last year when Zagat named Michael’s Pizzeria the best pizza in SoCal, the Long Beach-based, Michael Dene-owned joint now holds a new honor: the Best Pizzeria in the United States, ousting longtime crown-holder Tony’s Pizza Napoletana of San Francisco.