East Village Eats

Food & Drink recommendations straight from the East Village, New York City

Late Night at Cafetasia East

Totally starving after doing some heavyweight drinking in the neighborhood on a typical Thursday night, my brother & I went to Cafetasia East (85 Avenue A between 5th & 6th streets) an old favorite of ours.  We arrived shortly before midnight & the staff were pretty much closing up shop.  Luckily, they were nice enough […]

Cafetasia East Revisited

Cafetasia East (85 Avenue A between 5th & 6th streets) has slightly updated their 12:30-5PM Happy Hour Menu, so I’ll give you the lowdown.  I went there with my Dad a few weeks ago & as usual it wasn’t busy at all.  The first thing that we noticed was that a pint of Sapporo was […]

Cafetasia East

After mocking Cafetasia (85 Avenue A between 5th & 6th streets) earlier for being ‘just another’ Thai restaurant on the Ave., I went there today with a friend for some Happy Hour (more like Happy Day! 12:30-5pm) food.  I can’t remember the name of the spot that used to be here, but Cafetasia did a […]

Food News

Goat Town cooking up Tex-Mex on Mondays.  Via Grub Street Sons of Essex release a NYE video.  Via Bowery Boogie East Village Eats: Culture Nosh coming to Whole Foods on Jan 26th. Only 3 East Village & LES spots represented in Restaurant Week. Cafetasia is now the Lantern.  Via EVGrieve Need the perfect wine to go with […]

Thai at 85 Avenue A

Cafetasia has slid right in at the old Kim’s Video location at 85 Avenue A recently.  Following in the footsteps of another Asian-themed restaurant that failed miserably & possibly ignoring the closing of Kion down the street on 6th between A & B.  Maybe they just haven’t got the point (or expect more NYU traffic […]