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The Best of the Lower East Side (Food); Here Are the Results in 18 Categories

The roast pork sandwich at Black Tree, which was awarded Best New Restaurant by our readers. Photo by Alex M. Smith. Cover design by …



The signature dish at Cochinita. Photo courtesy of the restaurant.

Coming Soon: Cochinita Dos Tacos on Canal Street

A Clinton Hill taqueria will open in the former home of Overseas Taste in early May.

Brooklyn taco joint Cochinita is set to open …

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LES Bites: Help Wanted at Cochinita, Pop-Up Farms & Parties, Taste of the LES

Some midweek food news:

Cochinita Dos, the LES outpost of a popular Clinton Hill taco restaurant, is hiring staff this week. Applicants should …

Photos courtesy: Hester Street Fair.

Hester Street Fair Returns April 26-27

Photos courtesy: Hester Street Fair.

The Hester Street Fair returns in two weeks for its fifth season on the Lower East Side.  This …

The original Max Fish is no more; Sweet Chick plans to open at 178 Ludlow St. on May 7.

Photos: Sweet Chick Moves into Former Max Fish Space

The original Max Fish is no more; Sweet Chick plans to open at 178 Ludlow St. on May 7.

Since securing a liquor …

Young's carrot plate. Photo by Kate Lewis.

Plant-Based Cuisine Pops Up; Young’s Restaurant is a Work in Progress

Young’s set up shop at The Old Bowery Station in March; it returns May 1-3.

One night last month, eager diners jostled for space …

Mission Chinese, 154 Orchard St.

LES Bites: Mission Chinese For Rent, Big Names at wd~50, Azul Closes, Jungle Birds Abound

Mission Chinese, 154 Orchard St.

A roundup of midweek restaurant headlines:

The small space at 154 Orchard St. formerly known as Mission Chinese, …

The cheeseburger and fries are classic diner style, served with creamy slaw and a half-sour pickle.

Follow-Up: Comfort Diner Owner Details Plans for Grand Street

Previewing the restaurant that’s coming to 399 Grand St. …

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Rosette on East Broadway Tunes in to Local Tastes

Inside Rosette; photos courtesy of the restaurant/Ron Castellano.

Nick Curtin, the chef at East Broadway newcomer Rosette, had never visited the …

Rivington Street's Economy Candy started as a shoe and hat repair shop with sweets on the side--in 1937.

LES Bites: Economy Candy’s Next Generation, New Amsterdam Returns, Horseradish Season

Rivington Street’s Economy Candy started as a shoe and hat repair shop with sweets on the side–in 1937.

Some Friday food headlines to …

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Brunch with a Mission: Eat, Drink, Help Homeless Dogs

Our friends over at Ruff Club have teamed up with several LES restaurants to raise funds for Badass Brooklyn Animal Rescue, a nonprofit organization …