Here’s a look at what’s happening on the Lower East Side food scene.
Here’s a look at what’s happening on the Lower East Side restaurant scene.
Today’s food-related notes:
Here’s a recap of what’s been happening on the Lower East Side food scene.
Here’s a wrap-up of recent Lower East-Side related restaurant news.
Here are some Lower East Side food tidbits from the past week.
In Lower East Side food news: Norman’s Cay prepares for an early October opening, Paulaner’s Brauhaus isn’t ready just yet and a high profile collaboration at 146 Orchard.
In Lower East Side restaurant and nightlife news: a high profile partnership gone oh so wrong.
Today’s Lower East Side food news: sip a cocktail in support of the Lowline, eat free ice cream at the Essex Street Market, wait just a little bit longer for Dimes on Division Street.
Food news to wrap up the week: A coffee shop transforms, a mixed bag at an intriguing new sushi spot and the good, bad and ugly at the EMM Group’s Bowery hot spot:
Today’s Lower East Side food notes: a new chef at Yunnan Kitchen, Rizzo’s Pizza debuts on Monday and more…
The family-run restaurant El Aripo on Delancey Street tops our roundup of Lower East Side food news today.
143 Division St., the future home of Dimes Cafe.
In Lower East Side food news to wrap up the week:
- Bedford & Bowery takes a look at Dimes Cafe, a healthy food spot, opening next month at 143 Division St.
- The Foundation of Jewish Culture honors Russ & Daughters with the Jewish Cultural Achievement Award.
- Luca & Bosco, the new ice cream purveyor at the Essex Street Market, is doing a “test run” today. If you hurry, maybe a free sample is in your immediate future.
- Tim Hortons on East Houston is temporarily closed, says EV Grieve.
More long lines on Orchard Street? Danny Bowien plans a Mexican spot in the old Noddle Bar spot.
Today’s Lower East Side food/bar notes:
- The Post reports Danny Bowien of “Mission Chinese” fame is opening “Mission Cantina” in the old Noodle Bar spot at 172 Orchard St. It will supposedly be a tequila bar and Mexican food spot. “The design and seating of the 2300 square-foot space (are) being worked out now,” a spokespwerson told the tabloid. On Twitter this afternoon, Bowien issued this response: “Rumors are rumors. Tequila bar? I think not. Spokesperson? Who? What?”
- The Boil, a six-month old Louisiana style seafood restaurant, gets some ink.
- Hotel Chantelle has launched a summer-long lobster bake on its rooftop every Sunday night. For $29.95, your get a whole main lobster, steamed little neck clams, baked russet potatoes and corn on the cob. They’re also offering $25 buckets of beer and Sunset Reggae by Marcus Burrows.
Arlene’s Grocery, 95 Stanton St. Image via Facebook.
Today’s food notes and a sign of the times at an LES music venue:
- Notice anything different outside Arlene’s Grocery? The awning is gone but via Facebook, they advise: “stay tuned for a fresh new look.”
- Serious Eats asks Pig & Khao’s Leah Cohen what she likes to eat on the Lower East Side.
- Openhouse has two new pop ups at Bowery Station. Sunday night, Chef Marie Aflak of Grapvine in Bay Ridge is bringing home style Lebanese classics to the Lower East Side. On May 30, Sean John of Spur Tree on Orchard Street will be preparing an “Asian inspired Jamaican” feast. Click the links for ticket info.
- A few updates from Fatta Cuckoo on Clinton Street; the boozy weekend brunch, known as “Drunch,” has been expanded to Fridays; they’re now keeping the kitchen open on weekends from 11 a.m. to closing, rather than closing in the late afternoons; and there are new menu items. More info on Fatta Cuckoo’s web site.
- Blue Ribbon has opened a beer garden at the Thompson LES Hotel. We popped in last night and found there’s plenty of space for you on the Allen Street patio. Eater has the details.