In addition to our sneak preview of Cafe Grumpy’s impending opening on Essex Street, here’s a roundup of other neighborhood food news breaking today:
- Next week at Limited Time Only on East Broadway, Chef Leah Cohen will preview her upcoming Southeast Asian restaurant, her first venture since leaving Centro Vinoteca, where she was the subject of an NYT profile in 2009.
- The end of Mars Bar is really here, now.
- As he prepares to take over Mason Dixon, Matt Levine talks to the NY Press about what keeps him in the ‘hood.
- The lineup for the Hester Street Fair this weekend includes 17 food vendors, including the purveyor of a record-hot pepper and a woman selling baked goods to prevent going into foreclosure. Here’s the full list.