A gem of a thread has popped up about Dyker Heights, that Brooklyn bastion of Italian food and glorious over-the-top holiday light displays. One hound sought a cheap place to grab a bite with friends after seeing the lights, and the replies led to both an astounding wealth of neighborhood eats and a brief primer on Sicilian classics.
From the ma po tofu of nearby Grand Sichuan House to the pastries at Villabate, which JFores declares "you are pretty much obligated" to buy, this hunger-inducing thread will have hounds on the downtown train, oohing over the lights, and eating slices in the street in no time.
Grand Sichuan House [Bay Ridge]
8701 Fifth Avenue, Brooklyn
7001 18th Avenue, Brooklyn