East Village Eats

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Taste Of 7th Street Next Week.

Taste of 7th Street returns next week from May 4th-7th.  I’m not sure when they changed from the one-day event format, but this year you can get 10 dishes from the participating restaurants for a mere $30 over the course of 4 days.  The restaurants this year are: AGAVI JUICE BAR – One Cold-pressed “Hangover […]

Food News

Vegetable-forward menu at newcomer Villanelle. NY Times Chou Chou bringing Moroccan fare to the former In Vino space. EV Grieve Rent increases force OST Cafe out of East Village. DNA Info dinnertable opens in the back of The Garret East. Bedford + Bowery Express Thali set to open on 2nd Avenue. EV Grieve Cholo Noir continue […]

Babel Lounge Seized By Marshals

Babel Lounge & Hookah Bar on Avenue C has been seized by Marshals. Babel expanded into the former Duke’s space in 2012 and has had a history of noise complaints. Babel 131 Avenue C @ 8th St.

Local Boy Wins Uncle Ben’s Grand Prize of $45k

A feel good story from the inbox: “Last week 12 year old Jesse Gunn wins $45,000.00 in the Uncle Ben’s national cooking contest with his Lop Chong Fried Rice with transformation egg. $30k will go to his school’s cafeteria makeover which it desperately needs.  Jesse wants this to kick-start a healthier lunch program and promote […]

Food News

Buenos Aires’ chef/owner cooked for the Pope. NY Post 10 Degrees Bistro closes for good. EVGrieve East Village Cheese opens in new location. EVGrieve  Oddfellows Ice Cream Sandwich shop to open in East Village. Gothamist

Food News

Casa Adela‘s rotisserie chicken gets some love from the NY Times. Friterie now open on St Mark’s Pl.  EVGrieve Fuku opens in former Momofuku space. Eater Bago opens on 1st Avenue. Bedford + Bowery Babu Ji opens on Avenue B. Eater    

Hop Devil Grill & The Belgian Room Closed

Hop Devil Grill & The Belgian Room, both on Saint Marks Pl near Avenue A were closed yesterday for nonpayment of taxes.  As EVGrieve reported yesterday, the closures are not necessarily permanent.

Tompkins Square Greenmarket Is Today!

Due to to Easter Sunday tomorrow, the Tompkins Sq. Greenmarket will be held today during regular hours (9am-6pm).  They will move back to Sunday next week on the 27th. Be sure to check out the two newest vendors: B&Y Farms and Bread Alone. Tompkins Square Greenmarket: Avenue A at 7th Street.

Food News

Benkei Ramen now available at Hill & Dale after midnight. Bedford + Bowery Sweet Chick coming to former Max Fish space. The Lo-Down Smorgasburg alum Schnitz opens in the East Village. Gothamist Grasshoppers to feature on the menu at Black Ant.  Bedford + Bowery Honest Chops, the city’s ‘first all-natural halal meat store’ (soft) opens. […]

Free Boozy Cupcake From Prohibition Bakery

We love cupcakes, we love booze – so why not get the best of both worlds with a free liquor-laden mini cupcake from Prohibition Bakery in the LES?  Started in 2011 by Brooke Siem and Leslie Feinberg in 2011 (check out this YouTube video), Prohibition has about 15 rotating cupcake varieties with combinations such as […]

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