Canal Street Newcomer Cochinita Dos Cleared to Serve Liquor

The State Liquor Authority has approved a full bar permit for the new Mexican restaurant over the objections of Community Board 3.

Health Dept. Shutters Overseas Taste on Canal

Overseas Taste Restaurant

The city’s health inspectors closed neighborhood Malaysian restaurant Overseas Taste at 49 Canal St. yesterday, citing 10 violations of sanitary regulations totalling 82 points.

The problems noted included improper holding temperatures for both hot and cold foods, the presence of roaches and problems with plumbing and food-preparation surfaces.