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A New Yorker Finds Success Teaching People to Make Pizza Mark Bello perfected the pizza, then built a business teaching pizza-crazed New Yorkers how to do it themselves.

By Regina Schrambling

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Mark Bello, founder of Pizza a Casa
Mark Bello, founder of Pizza a Casa
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Last year The Village Voice declared Mark Bello's pizza one of the three best in New York City. And it is sensational: a thin, crisp crust paved with the ideal balance of cheese and sauce, finished with fresh basil and a drizzle of top-grade olive oil.

But you can't buy it. You have to make it. And this in a city with more than 1,800 pizzerias.