Brooklyn Central Coney Island PieYou’re probably familiar with the scene: Dim lights dangle in tarnished metal cages, casting soft circles of light onto brick walls and a long, inviting bar. The yawning tiled oven beckons from a back corner. Welcoming, low-key, warm; it’s the kind of place that makes you feel like you live next door. What’s not to like? The staff will know you by name any minute now. Of course this is where you want to have that date on Friday, your next birthday party, your girls’ night out. Read the full story at Serious Eats »