Black Tree's bar and front seating area will remain intact; the rear wall will be knocked down to provide access next door.

Orchard Street’s Black Tree Expanding Next Door

The farm-to-table sandwich shop will more than double its space this summer.

Ochado is preparing to open at 76 Orchard St., the former home of Spur Tree.

Sneak Peek: Ochado Ramen Opening at 76 Orchard

Thelma on Clinton is now serving brunch.

LES Bites: Brunch at Thelma, the First U.S. Cat Cafe, the Scoop on Ivan Ramen


Table For Two

Photo by Jennifer Strom.

After suffering through the winter that wouldn’t quit, lots of people were making the most of some beautiful spring weather …

2-4 Clinton St. Photo by Mike Brown.

Min’s Market at 2 Clinton Street is Closing

The signature dish at Cochinita. Photo courtesy of the restaurant.

Coming Soon: Cochinita Dos Tacos on Canal Street


LES Bites: Help Wanted at Cochinita, Pop-Up Farms & Parties, Taste of the LES

Photos courtesy: Hester Street Fair.

Hester Street Fair Returns April 26-27

The original Max Fish is no more; Sweet Chick plans to open at 178 Ludlow St. on May 7.

Photos: Sweet Chick Moves into Former Max Fish Space

Young's carrot plate. Photo by Kate Lewis.

Plant-Based Cuisine Pops Up; Young’s Restaurant is a Work in Progress

Young’s set up shop at The Old Bowery Station in March; it returns May 1-3.

One night last month, eager diners jostled for space …

Mission Chinese, 154 Orchard St.

LES Bites: Mission Chinese For Rent, Big Names at wd~50, Azul Closes, Jungle Birds Abound

The cheeseburger and fries are classic diner style, served with creamy slaw and a half-sour pickle.

Follow-Up: Comfort Diner Owner Details Plans for Grand Street

Previewing the restaurant that’s coming to 399 Grand St. …

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Rosette on East Broadway Tunes in to Local Tastes

Rivington Street's Economy Candy started as a shoe and hat repair shop with sweets on the side--in 1937.

LES Bites: Economy Candy’s Next Generation, New Amsterdam Returns, Horseradish Season


Brunch with a Mission: Eat, Drink, Help Homeless Dogs