Today’s Lower East Side food news:
- Expect to hear some buzz this week about Sons of Essex, the successor to Mason Dixon at 133 Essex Street. A few days ago, Urban Daddy had some photos inside. The mechanical bull is long gone and the place has gone a dramatic makeover. There’s a deli up front that will be open all day. While Sons of Essex is in preview mode, it won’t open to the public until later this month.
- Wilson Tang sings the praises of social media as a marketing tool at the Nom Wah Tea Parlor. He also mentions plans to open a second restaurant as soon as a manager/partner can be found. Recently Tang told us he’s looking for a small space on the Lower East Side.
- Get a look at Zoë Feigenbaum’s latest creation at her new spot on Eldridge Street: a pecan brown sugar sticky bun.