Dining in tropical Hicksville

The mixed-vegetable Uthappam at House of Dosas in 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) Photo Credit: Newsday/Erica Marcus

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The dish on Long Island's restaurant and food scene.

Or should I say, Dining tropical in Hicksville? If youre looking to escape the cold, this resolutely mid-Island town is full of restaurants serving the food of hot-weather climes.

Pretend youre hiking in the lush green hills of Colombia at La Finca, 170 Broadway, Hicksville, 516-935-0951, lafincarestaurante. com...

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... 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.


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