LES Bites: Life After Pulino’s, Melt Bakery, Passover Nosh

Streit's Matzo's. Happy Passover.

Your pre-holiday food headlines:

  • Grub Street catches up with chef Nate Appleman who’s not “pouting around Pulino’s” anymore, but working his magic at Chipotle.
  • Fatta Cuckoo on Clinton Street has a new menu.
  • 2nd Floor on Clinton is launching a new series with mixologist Ektoras Binikos (Aureole, Oceana).  Beginning Wednesday, April 18th, he’ll be dreaming up cocktails paying tribute to favorite artists from the Middle Ages to the present.
  • Serious Eats gabs with Julian Plyter of Melt Bakery. The Hester Street Fair regular is preparing to open up a store on Orchard Street in the weeks ahead.
  • City Spoonful goes along on the Museum at Eldridge Street’s Passover crawl.