Food fight: Uptown’s New York Pizza sues Metairie eatery over similar name | The Advocate


New York Pizza, which has been serving pizza pies on Magazine Street since 1980, has sued newcomer New York Famous Pizza, claiming the similarity of the Metairie restaurant’s name is causing confusion among the customer base the Uptown business has spent decades building up.

The suit, filed this week in 24th Judicial District Court in Gretna, says that since New York Famous Pizza opened at 3531 Jefferson Highway last month, at least 19 New York Pizza customers have asked owner Wayne DelCorral if he has opened a location in Metairie.

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