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Comfort Diner Plans Expanded Hours in Next Two Weeks

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The new Comfort Diner at 399 Grand St. is in soft-open mode this week.  Local residents have taken note of …




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CB3’s November Liquor License Applications: Lucky Cheng’s, Kiki’s, Kosher Cafe

As usual, there are a few items of interest on Community Board 3’s upcoming liquor license docket. The State Liquor Authority committee meets …




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LES Bites: Mission Chinese Preps, Galli Opens Tomorrow, Yunnan Kitchen’s New Menu

Image via Sue Chan’s Instagram.

Here’s a Lower East Side food roundup to start your week:

Eater picks up on the latest social …




Taste the bounty of upstate New York's apple crop, coming to local bars and restaurants for Cider Week.

LES Bites: Cider Week, An Inside Look at Yopparai & Azasu, Jewish Food

In our weekly roundup: Cider Week takes over taps, Jewish food in the U.K. and speakeasies, the stories behind Yopparai and Azasu. …




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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. …