LES Bites: Rebelle Raves, Sam’s Spring Roll, Adventure Cafe
Here’s a mideweek roundup of Lower east Side food news:
Tejal Rowe of Bloomberg raves about Rebelle on he Bowery, writing that the new restaurant from the Pearl & Ash team is “fresh and modern,” while too many other French bistros are obsessed with nostalgia.
Sam’s Spring Roll has soft-opened at 23 Essex St. Right now, the small restaurant is offering a selection of spring rolls with different sauces, but owner Samantha Chu told us the other day that a more extensive menu is in the works. Chu is also awaiting approval a permit to sell wine from the State Liquor Authority.
In the past, Mission Cantina has offered $1 tacos in the early evening. As Eater notes, the schizophrenic restaurant at 172 Orchard St. is now offering an expanded menu of $1 tacos until midnight. Who knows how long it’ll last, so you might want to stop by Mission Cantina soon.
Bedford & Bowery takes a look at the Adventure Cafe on Delancey Street, which offers a takeout coffee window and a shuttle to Rockaway Beach.
Grub Street has the scoop on Seamore’s, the Broome Street project from Michael Chernow (co-founder of the Meatball Shop).
The Hester Street Fair will be closed this coming Saturday, July 4, but will be back next weekend.