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Fall Preview: Lalo, Chinese Tuxedo, OCafe LES

As summer begins to wind down, various publications are coming out with their fall food previews. …

Jeffrey Ruhalter. February 26, 2011 at the Essex Street Market.

Longtime Essex Street Market Butcher Jeffrey Ruhalter Dies at 60

We received some sad news in the last day regarding former Essex Street Market butcher Jeffrey Ruhalter. Here’s a statement from his family: …

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Fringe Fest + Food: Jimmy Carbone and Friends Host Backyard Pop-Up

You still have another week to take in some of the theatrical and dance performances at the 20th annual New York International Fringe Festival. …

Wildair, 142 Orchard St.

Lower East Side Bites

The accolades keep coming for Wildair. Today, Bon Appétit named the Orchard Street wine bar one of the 10 best new restaurants in America. The modest spot is #8 on the list, and the only New York winner. …

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Jamaican Independence Day, Sunday Night Party at the Hester Street Fair

It’s a double-header at the Hester Street Fair this weekend.

On Saturday, they’re throwing a party for Jamaican Independence Day. Sean John of Orchard …

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“Little Canal” Cafe Soft Opens at 26 Canal St.

Little Canal, a new cafe on a conspicuous corner across from Seward Park, soft opened this week. It’s a spot for good coffee, as well as simple breakfast and lunch items. …

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Top Hops To Go Now Open in the Essex Street Market

We stopped by the Essex Street Market yesterday to check in with local beer guru Ted Kenny, who just opened a takeout shop.

Top …

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Lower East Side Pies ‘n’ Thighs is Closing

The Lower East Side outpost of Pies ‘n’ Thighs is calling it quits. Co-owner Carolyn Bane told Eater that the restaurant specializing in fried …

Richard Tam at the Allen St. location

10 Below Ice Cream Opens on Allen Street Tomorrow

Rolled ice cream is coming to the Lower East Side. Known for its Thai-inspired, hand rolled ice cream prepared on cold metal plates and mixed with a variety of different toppings, 10Below opens a new location tomorrow at 132 Allen St. …

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Hester Street Fair Hosts an Ice Cream Social on Saturday

If you’ve looked ahead to the weekend weather forecast, you already know we’re going to see 90 degrees on Saturday. This means the timing …

Niki Russ Federman, Jeremiah Stone of Contra and Josh Russ Tupper demonstrate proper herring consumption technique.

Russ & Daughters Celebrates New Catch Holland Herring Season

Every year at about this time, Russ & Daughters celebrates New Catch Holland Herring season, a 4-5 week period in which the little delicacies reach their optimal state. …

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Local Restaurant Owners Chart a New Course on Jefferson Street

Anyone who has walked down Jefferson Street lately has undoubtedly noticed some changes. …

The Thursday afternoon LES Youthmarket at the corner of Grand and Pitt streets debuts its fourth year tomorrow.

Youthmarkets Open on the Lower East Side Next Week

Starting next week, Gouverneur Health’s Youthmarket is back for the summer season. The initiative is a part of Grow NYC’s greenmarket program. Local youths …

The Osaka Grub crew - photo via Instagram.

Now Open: Osaka Grub in the Essex Street Market

There’s a new arrival at the Essex Street Market. Osaka Grub, a fast food Japanese concept, has opened its first “brick and mortar” location in a stall on the north end of the market right next to Peasant Stock. …

Photo: Yunnan Kitchen's Facebook page.

Yunnan BBQ Closes at 79 Clinton St. This Week

After four years, Yunnan BBQ (formerly known as Yunnan Kitchen) is calling it quits at 79 Clinton St. The last day will be this coming Thursday. …