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Favorite Italian on Avenue U?

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Manhattan resident looking to eat authentic Italian on Avenue U. Restaurant, deli, catering hall, anything worth the trip to Avenue U.

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  1. Go down a little bit to Avenue X--off Ocean Avenue there is a restaurant named Anthony's. It's an amazing little place. Avenue U is like another smaller version of Sunset Park's Chinatown.

    1. avenue u's westside is a tightknit italian nabe, i should kno i live there:) for great red sauce neopolitan cooking try fiorentino's, for sicilian soul food you have joe's of avenue u foccaceria palermitana, you'll feel like your in palermo with probably the best panelle in the boro. for good pork store/ deli try the original bari pork store and meats supreme, a little known gem is michelino's on west 6th and ave t, great hero's. buon appetito

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      1. re: joeyBK

        Exactly the post i was looking for. Many thanks. And if you have ANY other Italian recs, ANYWHERE, let me know. Can't get enough old school Italian, especially delis, take out, cannoli, etc.

        1. re: joeyBK

          Mmm panelle. I've never tried their's actually. Usually got mine from Gino's in my nabe. I should try making those this week...