|I've always been a big fan of L & B!|
Although born and raised on Long Island, I inherited a piece of my accent and the love of great pizza from my dad, who for as long as I can remember took me back to his hometown of Brooklyn several times a year for L & B Spumoni Gardens. To this day, it just doesn’t feel like summer until we sit outside at one of the pizzeria’s red picnic tables beside double parked cars and echoes of “how you doin?," over a few oven-fresh square slices and homemade spumoni.
|Spumoni! Meet my |
triple-toned bunny, named after the Italian frozen dessert.
Every weekend in the summer, Coney Island has fireworks. Being just a few minutes away from L & B, it is often the next stop after pizza. The fireworks are set off right on the beach, putting on a great show that draws a pretty big crowd. Here are some photos of the place best known for its hot dog eating contests, landmark amusements, and freak shows: