The caneles with dulce de leche at Azul, where a new team is in charge.
Here’s the mid-week roundup of neighborhood restaurant news:
- The Daily News talks to the new culinary team at Azul on Stanton Street, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a revamp of its menu by Argentinian natives.
- New York Magazine’s annual “Cheap Eats” issue highlights many local favorites: Cocoron, Souvlaki GR, the turkey sandwich at Stellina and the al fresco options at Hester Street Fair.
- Speaking of cheap eats, Serious Eats offers its selections for 10 great meals under $6 in Chinatown, including nods for Vanessa’s Dumplings and Great NY Noodletown.
- The NYT’s Diners Journal checks out the new picnic outfitter on Clinton Street.
Tiny's Giant Sandwich Shop on Rivington Street just reopened after a renovation.
A midweek roundup of local restaurant and bar happenings:
- Fork in the Road talks to CultureFix proprietor Ari Stern about art and drinking, and says the NYPD is still harassing them.
- Serious Eats visits Lina Frey on Houston and concludes: Though “the plates never quite taste as good as the place looks, gentle prices make it worth a visit.”
- Eater sums up the story of the East Village sushi bar that defied a health department closure and continued serving through the holiday weekend, and then ran a Post photographer off.
- The Wall Street Journal likes Souvlaki GR.
- EV Grieve has photos of HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire” staging a scene at John’s of 12th Street today. (Shooting is scheduled for eastern Grand Street tomorrow.)
Photo by SeriousEats.com
The mid-week neighborhood food news:
One of several food truck operations that opened a brick-and-mortar shop on the LES in 2011, Souvlaki GR offers traditional Greek street food at moderate prices. The star of its menu is a sandwich of grilled meat, wrapped in a pita and accompanied by feta cheese, tomato, onion and tzatziki sauce.
116 Stanton St., near Essex
Open 11 a.m – 11 p.m. daily
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