Irked by lack of slice joints, Glide Pizza owner builds one on the Beltline

Atlanta Journal Constitution

People who excel at crafting pizza often get hooked early on. The touch of wet dough on the fingertips, the aroma of sweet tomato sauce bubbling on the stove, the magic of conjuring mozzarella from milk — if you’re exposed to these essential elements of the pie while young, the fascination lingers.

Atlanta Orders In
— Wendell Brock

The verdict on 3 new Atlanta restaurants: Glide Pizza, APT 4B, and BBQ Cafe

Atlanta Magazine

Pizza by the slice (out of a window), barbecue (out of a window), and a stylish, date night–ready spot in Buckhead

Glide Pizza
— Mara Shalhoup

Atlanta’s Old Fourth Ward Packs a Cultural and Culinary Punch

Conde Nast Traveler

Located just east of downtown Atlanta, Old Fourth Ward is a dichotomy of trendy developments and, as the site of Martin Luther King Jr.’s childhood home, meaningful history.

Ponce City market
— Lia Picard

The Absolute Best Pizza in Atlanta

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Pizza is never really that bad, but when it’s good, it’s really good. Atlanta has its institutions, like Fellini’s, but recent years has brought a variety of newcomers to the scene. From sourdough pizza to Detroit-style, you could probably eat a different type everyday for a week (not recommended, though).

Fourth Ward park
— Lia Picard

Career Reinvention: From PR to Pizza Shop Owner

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By taking a risk to realign his professional goals with what truly excites him about life, Rob Birdsong has found a way to reinvent his career during the pandemic.

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Meet the Man Behind Atlanta Takeout Window Sensation Glide Pizza

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Rob Birdsong talks about his love of pizza, the origins of Glide Pizza, and where he likes to eat around Atlanta

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— Beth McKibben