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Comfort Diner Signage Goes Up; Soft Opening This Week

We don’t usually consider new signage newsworthy, but there are always exceptions to the rule. This afternoon, the Comfort Diner is making its …




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Photos: Lower East Side Pickle Day 2014

If you made it out to Pickle Day on Orchard Street yesterday, you know it was packed. Those lines to acquire a pickle …




The Greek bruffin, part of the international collection of hybrid pastries at Bruffin Cafe, which opened yesterday on Delancey Street. Photo via Facebook

Now Open: Bruffin Cafe at 85 Delancey St.

Bruffins have arrived on the Lower East Side. …




Seoul Chicken is all wings all the time on Clinton Street.

LES Bites: Wing Craze, Dirty French Panned, Chin Chin is Coming

Wings are booming, pumpkin beer is flowing and The New Yorker hates Dirty French. Catch up on the LES restaurant and bar news. …




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LES Bites: Restaurant Amnesty Week, Wylie Dufresne Q&A, Pig & Khao No. 2

Recipe secrets from LES chefs, the grain bowl trend and more in your midweek restaurant and bar roundup. …




The NYT has spoken: Cherche Midi earns two stars.

LES Bites: Reviews for Cherche Midi and Birds & Bubbles, World Vegetarian Day

Here are some midweek restaurant headlines around the neighborhood. …




Four contenders were seeking leases at 357-359 Grand St.

Kosher Cafe Wins Bid for Grand Street Space

Full-service, sit-down kosher dining returns to Grand Street. …




Fish ready for the fryer from Bon Chovies at the 2011 Grub Street Food Festival.

LES Bites: Grub Street Fest Returns, Mission Chinese Chef Spills, Fat Radish Recipes and Sake Tasting

Your Tuesday restaurant round-up. …




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Bacaro Adds Brunch on Sundays

Bacaro, 136 Division St.

At the end of next month, Bacaro will be celebrating its eighth anniversary on the Lower East Side, but …




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Wing Shoon on East Broadway Shuttered by Marshal

It appears the city marshal has taken possession of Wing Shoon Seafood Restaurant at 165 E. Broadway. The gates are down and an …