East Village Eats

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

Food News

Tepito opens in the East Village via The Local East Village. The East Village (10003) has the highest density of pizza places in NYC via NYCEDC. The Bean plans on reopening on Monday. Caribbean fare coming to former Holy Basil space via EVGrieve. Puddin’ set to open on St Marks Place. Image via Noah Fecks

Yvonne’s Jamaican Food Truck

Food trucks are all the rage now, but back in the day when I was growing up on the Upper East Side there was one truck that I went to several times a month.  Yvonne’s Jamaican Food Truck serves up amazing Jamaican & Caribbean food around lunchtime on weekdays.  The dishes are very simple, but absolutely […]

Brunch at Arcane

I’ve been meaning to eat at Arcane for some time, so I jumped at the chance to have brunch there.  Arcane is a French-Caribbean restaurant located in the old Bao 111 space.  It now sports a larger bar & a simpler seating arrangement.  $9.95 gets you coffee, OJ & a choice of a brunch cocktail.  […]