Food Wire: Saro Bistro, Fat Radish, Sweet Life

The Sweet Life.

In Lower East Side food news today:

  • Eater reports Saro, the new Balkan bistro at 102 Norfolk, has gotten its liquor license. To celebrate this week, they’ll be offering complimentary cevapcici (Yugoslavian kebabs), crab cakes, or mini savory pies, with every glass of wine ordered (during happy hour, 6-8pm).
  • Fat Radish will be offering $2 beer and a special Super Bowl menu on Sunday night.
  • The Sweet Life has dried fruit and nut platters for the Chinese New Year.

Sweet Life

Established in 1982, this small Hester Street candy shop feels like the old Lower East Side. Their motto: “anything can be dipped in chocolate.”

63 Hester, at Ludlow

212-598-0092

Hours:  Mon-Fri, 10am-6:30pm; Sat-Sun, 11am-6pm

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