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Food News

Posted on | June 28, 2015 | Comments Off on Food News

Rotisserie Chicken @ Casa AdelaCasa 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

 

 

Pardon The Mess

Posted on | June 22, 2015 | Comments Off on Pardon The Mess

We’re moving the site to a new server, unfortunately not all of the files migrated properly.  We’ll be cleaning up the broken links ASAP.

Hop Devil Grill & The Belgian Room Closed

Posted on | April 11, 2015 | Comments Off on Hop Devil Grill & The Belgian Room Closed

Hop Devil GrillHop 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.

Hop Devil Grill

Taste of 7th This Weekend

Posted on | April 9, 2015 | Comments Off on Taste of 7th This Weekend

Taste Of 7thTaste of 7th Street will be happening this weekend with profits going to help residents & businesses displaced by the horrific March 26th fire that claimed two lives.  25 bucks get you one dish from each of the participating restaurants: Caracas Arepa Bar, Big Gay Ice Cream, Luke’s Lobster, Huertas, Porchetta & Butter Lane.  Tickets and further details are here.

A look Inside Pardon My French

Posted on | March 10, 2015 | 1 Comment

Pardon My French Exterior
Pardon My French, formerly Casimir, has opened on Avenue B with a completely renovated bar in the previously under-used side room.  No word on the menu as yet, but it seems that that have taken a turn away from traditional French fare (see this NYPost article), as well as a revamped cocktail list.  I’ll admit that the place looks pretty great.

Pardon My French: 103 Avenue B btwn 6th & 7th Street

Tompkins Square Greenmarket Is Today!

Posted on | April 19, 2014 | Comments Off on Tompkins Square Greenmarket Is Today!

Tompkins Square Park GreenmarketDue 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

Posted on | April 9, 2014 | Comments Off on Food News

Benkei RamenBenkei 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.  EVGrieve

Bar/Restaurant and dedicated ‘tortilla factory’ coming to former Sushi Lounge space. Eater

Free Boozy Cupcake From Prohibition Bakery

Posted on | April 8, 2014 | Comments Off on Free Boozy Cupcake From Prohibition Bakery

Prohibition BakeryWe 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 the Old Fashioned and Pretzels & Beer.

Claim here once you’re at the shop.  21+, offer expires April 13th

Prohibition Bakery: 9 Clinton St. @ Houston St.

Two New Vendors At Tompkins Sq. Greenmarket

Posted on | April 6, 2014 | Comments Off on Two New Vendors At Tompkins Sq. Greenmarket

Tompkins Square Park Farmers MarketLooks like we have two new vendors at today’s greenmarket:

“Two Farms Added to the Tompkins Square Line-up for this Sunday, April 6th- one returning, one new!

B&Y Farms of Tioga County, NY returns to the market with their Animal Welfare Approved pork, lamb, poultry,  and eggs, in addition to their yarn, fleeces, and pickles.

Bread Alone of Ulster County, NY also joins the market, bringing their mostly certified Organic artisan breads and pastries.”

Tompkins Square Greenmarket: Avenue A at 7th Street.

Image via Forgotten-NY

Solbeso Tasting At ABC Wine Co.

Posted on | March 28, 2014 | Comments Off on Solbeso Tasting At ABC Wine Co.

Solbeso @ ABC Wine Co.The gang at ABC Wine are taking a break from their normal wine tastings & featuring Solbeso today.  What is Solbeso you ask?  Honestly, I have no idea, so I had to do some research (Googling) online.

Made from fresh cacao fruit from farms in Peru and Ecuador, Solbeso is being touted as the first new category of spirit in 200 years. Unlike the bean, cacao fruit has a light, citrus flavor ‘more akin to a creamy sorbet’.  ABC will be hosting Solbeso’s co-founder and a cocktail specialist, so it’ll be interesting to see the flavor combinations they come up with.

ABC Wine Company: 10 Avenue C @ 7th Street

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