29 Clinton St.

Tapeo 29, Clinton Street Tapas Restaurant, Closes After 12 Years

The Spanish tapas restaurant, Tapeo 29, has closed after 12 years on the Lower East Side. …

soft swerve

Soft Swerve Ice Cream Parlor Opens Friday With 50% Off Special

A couple of guys from the neighborhood, best friends, are fulfilling a longtime dream by opening their own ice cream parlor at 85B Allen …

5 Doyers St.

Chinese Tuxedo Opens at 5 Doyers St. Tonight

Another upscale restaurant makes its debut in Chinatown tonight. Grub Street reports that Chinese Tuxedo opens at 5 Doyers St., the inspiration of Australian transplant Eddy Buckingham and local contractor Jeff Lam. …

eight-flavors

Up Next Week, Two Events For Historical Food Enthusiasts

Next Wednesday, two local museums present two different mouthwatering takes on culinary history: the Tenement Museum looks at “Eight Flavors: The Untold Story …

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Serafina Opens to the Public Today at 98 Rivington St.

The worldwide Serafina restaurant chain has come to the Lower East Side. An opening party was held last night at 98 Rivington St., the …

Katz's Deli. Photo by David Sierra.

Turkey With a Side of Pastrami? Katz’s Deli Hosts Thanksgiving Feast

No Thanksgiving plans yet? Katz’s Deli could be your solution. Once again this year, the 128-year-old Lower East Side institution will be hosting a traditional Thanksgiving feast (with a few Jewish twists). …

Photo from Taquitoria's Instagram.

Lower East Side Restaurant Contra Wins a Michelin Star

We also have the rundown of LES restaurants on Michelin’s Bib Gourmand list. …

104 Bayard St., August 2016.

Lalo Opens in Former Winnie’s Space in Chinatown on Thursday

The new creative Mexican American spot from the chef at El Rey is opening for dinner Thursday night. Lalo is taking over the space occupied for almost three decades by Winnie’s, the beloved former karaoke bar at 104 Bayard St. …

155 Rivington St.

Delilah Opens in Old St. Jerome’s Space on Rivington Street

There’s something new at 155 Rivington St., the onetime home of dive bar St. Jerome’s. An upscale club called Deliah has debuted in this spot near Suffolk Street, complete with… …

saluggis

Full Menu Offered at Saluggi’s After Gas Service is Turned On

After weeks of delays, Saluggi’s is finally able to offer its full food menu. The new restaurant at 399 Grand St. (near Clinton Street) …

Photos courtesy of Nickel & Diner

Nickel & Diner Opens For Dinner at 1 Howard St. on Wednesday

If you want to see how the neighborhood is changing, look no further than the intersection of Howard and Centre streets, just down the block from the Museum of Chinese in America. …

bing kitchen

(Video) A Quick Bite at Bing Kitchen on Orchard Street

Have you checked out Bing Kitchen on Orchard Street? The tiny restaurant (it’s really more of a takeout shop) opened over the summer, riding …

kossars

104-Year-old Pauline Kossar Visits Lower East Side Bialy Bakery

Here’s a photo sent along by the team of Kossar’s Bialys. During the weekend, 104-year-old Pauline Kossar of Miami, Florida stopped by the Grand …

essex market cooking

“Cooking With Granny” Comes to Essex Street Market

Later this month, the Essex Street Market is launching a live cooking program called “Fresh Bites.” The first edition will feature the popular web …

131 Orchard St.

Raw Material is Now Open at 131 Orchard St. in Former Black Tree Space

After a week or two in soft-open mode, chef Sandy Dee Hall’s restaurant, Raw Material, is open for business at 131 Orchard St. …