Photo: Russ & Daughters

LES Food Notes: Russ & Daughters Reservations, Essex Market Cupping, Dim Sum Pro Tips

A few notes from the Lower East Side restaurant world: …

I Oliver St. Photo by Paul Cackler.

Coffee Window Opens at 1 Oliver St., With Diner on the Way

TLD reader Paul Cackler snapped this photo on Oliver Street, just off Bowery in Chinatown, where a cheery coffee window has popped up in the dead of winter. …

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LES Food Notes: Trapizzino on Orchard Street, Best Bars, Learn to Make Bitters

Here’s what’s new on the Lower East Side restaurant scene. …

The Pickle Guys, 357 Grand St.

LES Food Roundup: Pickle Guys on the Move, Lucky Bee Brunch, Rabbit House Praise

Here’s what’s new on the Lower East Side food scene to start 2017. …

Photo via the restaurant's Instagram/Courtesy of Zaida Sanchez.

Clancey Opens at 79 Clinton St., Serving “Upscale Comfort Food”

Photo via the restaurant’s Instagram/Courtesy of Zaida Sanchez.

A new restaurant called Clancey has soft-opened at 79 Clinton St. (Rivington Street), in the space …

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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. …

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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 …

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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. …

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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. …

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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… …

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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) …