New Options Abound for Weekday Lunch

LES Bites: El Rey in the Times, Celebs Love LES Food, Rosette Mondays

Some food and drink headlines to start off your week.

Ivan Ramen Opens May 9 on Clinton Street

When ramen guru Ivan Orkin was growing up on Long Island, he would often spend a day noshing his way through the Lower East Side, the neighborhood his grandfather called home a century ago. Now, he’s come full circle.

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

LES Bites: Ivan Ramen Approaches, Antonioni’s Slideshow, Tea at NuMu