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Dining in tropical Hicksville
The mixed-vegetable Uthappam at House of Dosas in Hicksville features onion, tomato, coriander, chilis and peas in a rice-and-lentil pancake. (May 11, 2011) (Credit: Newsday/Erica Marcus)
Or should I say, “Dining tropical in Hicksville”? If you’re looking to escape the cold, this resolutely mid-Island town is full of restaurants serving the food of hot-weather climes.
Pretend you’re hiking in the lush green hills of Colombia at La Finca, 170 Broadway, Hicksville, 516-935-0951, lafincarestaurante. com...
. . . or coasting down a lazy river in Thailand at Mukda Thai Cuisine, 96 W. Old Country Rd., Hicksville, 516-934-0717, mukdathaicuisine. com . . .
. . . or strolling amid a bright-hued Southern Indian throng at House of Dosas, 416 S. Broadway, Hicksville, 516-938-7517, houseofdosas.com.
Want to revel in the cold weather? There's always Swedish meatballs at Ikea, 1100 N. Broadway, Hicksville.