After five years of lighting up a dim stretch of...

After five years of lighting up a dim stretch of South Broadway in Hicksville, West East All Natural Bistro & Bar has added more wattage, in the design and in the kitchen. (March 2, 2013) Credit: Alessandro Vecchi

Dining out in Hicksville turns a bit more exotic Thursday night.

A tasting of southeast Asian street food highlights dining at West East All Natural Bar & Bistro in Hicksville.

The five-course tasting starts at 7 p.m Cost: $49 per person, plus tax and a 20 percent tip.

Dishes include Berkshire pork spare-rib soup, accompanied by Singha Thai lager; chicken rice, with Tsingtao Chinese pilsner; Vietnamese "shaking beef" with Bia Saigon beer; curried lamb trotters and Indian flatbread, with Kingfisher Indian lager; and Tokyo-style pancakes with sake.

West East All Natural Bar & Bistro, 758 S. Broadway, Hicksville; 516-939-6618.


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