East Village Eats

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

Russ And Daughters Documentary Coming This Fall

Russ & Daughters, the 100 year old Lower East Side appetizing landmark, will be featured in Julie Cohen’s documentary Sturgeon Queens will air on PBS this fall & make the festival circuit beginning in May.  Check out the trailer via The Braiser. I haven’t yet had a chance to review Russ & Daughters, but it […]


Were Bath Salts involved?


Tompkins Square Bagels wants you to support local biz! Awesome Art By VH McKenzie Photo by Suzanne Rozdeba via The Local East Village Tompkins Square Bagels: 165 Avenue A between 10th & 11th St.

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 […]

Scanwiches At JS55 Gallery

I’ve been a massive fan of Jon Chonko’s art project & blog Scanwiches.  The process seems pretty simple; buy or make a sandwich, cut it in half, lay it on a scanner, scan.  Sounds easy, right, but Jon’s work is so detailed & startlingly beautiful that I’m sure it takes some time & effort. I […]