Kama Geary and Alain Levitt of Bacaro.

Bacaro Toasts First Decade on Division Street

In Venice, one of the best things you can do is become lost on an obscure, winding street and stumble into a baraci (a working class pub) for a glass of wine and a leisurely snack. …

Cafe Katja owners Erwin Schrottner and Andrew Chase. Photo by Alex M. Smith; 2013.

Cafe Katja Celebrates 10 Years on the Lower East Side

Restaurants tend to come and go pretty fast on the Lower East Side, so it’s no small feat when a locally-owned spot hangs in for more than a couple of years. …

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Ryan Bartlow of Quality Eats Prepares to Open Basque Restaurant at 259 East Broadway

A well known New York City chef is headed for uncharted territory on the Lower East Side. …

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Bar Uchū on Eldridge Street Gains a Michelin Star

It’s a very good day for Bar Uchū, the exclusive sushi counter at 217 Eldridge St. …

Kiki's, 130 Division St.

Here Are the Lower East Side Restaurants on the 2018 Michelin Bib Gourmand List

The Michelin Guide is out with its selective listing of affordable restaurants, and several Lower East Side/Chinatown spots made the cut. …

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(Photos) Lower East Side Pickle Day 2017

As usual, it was packed at the annual Lower East Side Pickle Day festival yesterday. Unusually warm October weather brought out the masses for …

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Reminder: Lower East Side Pickle Day is Sunday

Here’s a reminder about Lower East Side Pickle Day, which will be taking over Orchard Street Sunday from noon-5 p.m. The blocks between Delancey …

Photos by Alfonso Guerriero.

Tony Danza “Cha Chas” to Little Italy’s Past at Alleva Dairy

There are no movie directors yelling “cut,” or noticeable paparazzi with high-powered lenses in the vicinity. …

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Lower East Side Pickle Day 2017 is Coming Up Sunday, Oct. 15

What’s wrong with this photo? Unless pickle impersonators were roaming the Lower East Side a century ago, we think someone’s been having fun with Photoshop. It’s a sure sign that LES Pickle Day is right around the corner. …

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Say Grilled Cheese: The Mayor Stops by the Essex Street Market For Lunch

Mayor de Blasio on Thursday handed out awards to “Hometown Heroes in Education” and visited the Emergency Management warehouse in Brooklyn where hurricane supplies for Puerto Rico are being organized. But he also managed to fit in a quick lunch at the Essex Street Market. You gotta eat, right? …