Bar Belly has relaunched on Orchard Street.

Lower East Side Food Notes: Two Stars For Hwa Yuan, Teen Chef’s LES Debut, Bar Belly Relaunches

Here’s what’s happening on the Lower East Side food scene: …

114 Eldridge St.

Avocado Appetit Opens at 114 Eldridge St.

The Lower East Side/Chinatown now has a restaurant specializing in avocados. …

The Market Line. Rendering by SHoP Architects.

Essex Crossing Reveals a Few More Market Line Vendors (Updated)

The developers of Essex Crossing are starting to reveal some of the vendors that will be part of the Market Line, a large subterranean shopping pavilion. …

46 Mott St.

A Year After Closing Fong Inn Too, Longtime Owners Say There’s an Imposter on Mott Street

For Chinatown’s Eng family, shutting down Fong Inn Too, the oldest independently-run tofu shop in the U.S., was a painful experience. …

105 Clinton St.

An Auction Takes Place Today at Nonna’s, the Clinton Street Pizza Restaurant

As we reported earlier this month, Nonna’s Pizza at 105 Clinton St. has been closed in recent weeks. …

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Teen Chef Prepares to Open New Restaurant, Gem, at 116 Forsyth St.

“The Justin Bieber of Food,” 19-year-old prodigy Flynn McGarry, is opening his own restaurant on the Lower East Side. …

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Great NY Noodletown is Back Open

Great NY Noodletown, a go-to spot for Cantonese roast meats and noodle soups, is back open today.

The popular destination at 28 Bowery had …

Photo via Street Vendor Project's Facebook.

Rent Hike Will Force El Magey y La Tuna to Close in March

Another local business is being forced to close due to a big rent hike. …

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Great NY Noodletown Closed by NYC Department of Health (Updated)

One of the most popular restaurants in Chinatown, Great NY Noodletown, was closed by city health inspectors earlier this month. …

200 Clinton St.

The Dancer, a New Spot For Cocktails, Opens Tonight at 202 Clinton St.

Get to know that red door! Tonight is opening night for The Dancer, a new project from the Eastwood crew. …