Original Pizza, 9514 Avenue L, Canarsie
When I went to Original Pizza with a friend, the first thing he noticed was how cavernous the place was. (The second thing was the ring of purple neon light around the perimeter of the ceiling.) Original is still basically a traditional Brooklyn pizzeria, but in a neighborhood where space comes a little cheaper than in, say, Williamsburg. The pizza served here is absolutely top-notch — the real Brooklyn deal. A pleasant surprise: The Original Pizza T-shirts for sale here are also very attractive, and a steal at 10 bucks.