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Factory Tamal is Open For Business Today in New Location at 34 Ludlow St.

It’s opening day for Taco Tamal’s new space at 34 Ludlow St. …

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Vegan Deli, Orchard Grocer, Hosts Ice Cream Social For a Good Cause

Next week the owners of Orchard Grocer will be hosting a “Vegan Ice Cream Social Justice,” debuting their new Modern Love Soft Serve.

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An early take on Dirt Candy's new offerings. Photo: Diry Candy email blast.

Dirt Candy Switches to Tasting Menu Format

Amanda Cohen’s Allen Street restaurant, Dirt Candy, is rebooting next month with a tasting menu-only format at dinnertime. …

Tiffany Washington of I.M. Pastry Studio. Photo courtesy of Lower East Side Partnership.

I.M. Pastry Studio, Complete With Tequila-Infused Cupcakes, Opens in Essex Street Market

There’s a new arrival at the Essex Street Market. …

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You Have Through Sunday to Say Your Goodbyes to Schiller’s Liquor Bar

If you’ve been meaning to stop by Schiller’s Liquor Bar before it closes, this week is your last chance. Keith McNally’s Lower East Side bistro serves its last meal on Sunday night, Aug. 13. …

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Beer Fridge Opens at 41 Essex St.

There’s a new player in the Lower East Side growler game. …

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Fung Tu Closing; Nom Wah Tu is on the Way in the Fall

Fung Tu, the modern Chinese restaurant at 22 Orchard St., is closing at the end of the month. It will relaunch in September as, “Nom Wah Tu.” …

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Daniel Boulud is Closing DBGB on the Bowery

Daniel Boulud is closing DBGB Kitchen & Bar, his eight-year-old brasserie at 299 Bowery. …

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Eddie Huang Partners With Jonathan Chu For Baohaus at 48 Bowery

Celebrity chef/television star Eddie Huang is coming back to the neighborhood with a new restaurant at 48 Bowery. …

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You Be the Judge: Ice Coffee Competition at the Hester Street Fair

If you’re a coffee fanatic, this coming Saturday’s Hester Street Fair could be just the ticket. They’re hosting the first annual Iced Coffee Competition. …

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Indulge in a Sake Tasting and Food Pairing This Tuesday, Sponsored by Char Sue

On Tuesday, July 25, 2017, join us at Char Sue for our first ever Sake Tasting & Food Pairing event!


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Saying Farewell to Cup & Saucer: Classic Luncheonette Closes Today (Updated)

It was a weekend of goodbyes at Cup & Saucer, the great old school luncheonette at 89 Canal St. …

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Cup & Saucer, Classic Lower East Side Diner, is Closing Next Week

We just learned a short time ago that Cup & Saucer, the classic diner at 89 Canal St., is closing next week after 30 years at the same location. …

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Regina’s Grocery Opens at 27 Orchard St.

You might have noticed Regina’s Grocery, a little Italian specialty shop that soft opened at 27 Orchard St. in the past month. It’s the inspiration of Roman Grandinetti, founder of the downtown creative agency CNNCTD. Today the place id officially open to the masses. …

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Russ & Daughters “Herring Pairing” Takes Place July 11

Every year at this time, Russ & Daughters celebrates New Catch Holland Herring season, which culminates in a one-of-a-kind event, a “Herring Pairing” shindig at the Astor Center. …