Dough by Licastri open in Dongan Hills
It’s a Sandwich Shop, Pizzeria and an Italian Kitchen Take out and Delivery spot located at the Infamous corner of Richmond Road and Delaware Avenue. It’s the location that has seen so many change of hands in the past few years, from Pk’s Grill, Donato’s Place, George’s Diner to Paradise Brisk and a few others in-between. Dough brings something new to the area with a focus on take-out and an unique type of menu offering a large selection of food.
The design is unique, it’s a small restaurant with just 2 seats – features an open kitchen and the menu offers quite a large selection.
Starting with the Starters – Fried Calamari made with Fried Cherry Peppers, Lemon Aioli or Marinara. Buffalo Calamari and Shrimp, Fried Artichoke Hearts as well as Mac and Cheese Egg rolls. A selection of Salads such as Spinach and Strawberry, or the Bibb made with Crumbled blue cheese, candy pecan, dried bing cherry and balsamic viaigrette. Pastas and Soups such as Mezze rigatoni all carbona made with Pork Belly, Pecorino and Parsley. Other selections include Fresh Cavatelly, Grandfather’s Ravioli and the Pasta Fagioli Soup.
The menu really hits off on the Sandwich, with over 15 options, Dough hits the spot on nearly every angle. Scarpaccia ingredients include Egg, Zucchini, Onion, Mozzarella on Focaccia. A Chopmeat and Egg sandwich, Butternut Frittata, Eggplant, Fresh Smoked Turkey Brust, Chicken Salad, options of Chicken, or Chicken Parm. Sausage, Banh Mi a Vietnamese Style Sandwich made with Pork Belly, House Pickled Veggies, Jalapenos, Fresh Cucumber, Green Chili Aioli, served on Ciabatta. Pork Belly and many others. Dough also features an “Assembly Required” Sandwich – Panko Breaded, Arugula, Lemon Aioli served with a Sunny Side Egg.
Dough by Licastri is a pizzeria at heart, with the entire back portion of the menu dedicated to a somewhat small but unique Pizza menu. Size options include Slices, Focaccia Slice, Round, Grilled Roman style, Small or Large Focaccia Pie.
Pizza options include Deep Fried PIzza, New York Traditional, Margarita, White Pizza, San Gennaro, Hotter Than July made with Hot Sausage and Soppresata, Lazy Sunday, Bon Chovie, Ciro’s Specials named their best pie – a Traditional Sicilian “Sfingione” – sweet onion tomato sauce, fresh mozzarella, pecorino and toasted bread crumb. Other Pies on the menu include Badda Bing, PUrple Rain, Popeye and Olive Oil, A Maize Ing – all the pie’s are displayed on the menu link above.