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Conan O'Brien Makes a New York Pizza (Video)

Like everyone else in the world, Conan O'Brien loves New York pizza. While in New York, the first thing he does is grab a slice.

According to Coco, the best place to get authentic New York pizza is Joe's in the West Village. Unless you're a fan of Rays. Or Famous Ray's. Or Original Famous Ray's. On Infamous Ray's. Or Ray Ray's.

When Conan meets Joe's owners Sal and Joe, he laments the fact that you can't good pies in Los Angeles and shows them some examples, like the squash blossom and crab pizza that goes for $600 ("disgusting," quips Joe), or the all veggie pizza, which costs about $15,000. "You're not supposed to eat it. You're supposed to hang it on your wall," says O'Brien.

Watch Conan make a pizza and sing a medley of Italian and Irish hits after the jump:

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Laine Doss is the food and spirits editor for Miami New Times, covering the restaurant and bar scene in South Florida. She has been featured on Cooking Channel’s Eat Street and Food Network’s Great Food Truck Race. Doss won an Alternative Weekly award for her feature on what it’s like to wait tables. In a previous life, she appeared off-Broadway and shook many a cocktail as a bartender at venues in South Florida and New York City. When she’s not writing, you can find Doss running some marathon then celebrating at the nearest watering hole.
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