East Village Eats

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

Feast Of San Gennaro Recap

I realize that this is a bit of old news, but I felt the need to write about this year’s Feast Of San Gennaro which took place on Mulberry Street in little Italy.  In it’s 86th year, the event lasts 11 days & is a celebration of the patron saint of Naples.  I went during […]

Food News

The Edi & the Wolf team talk Austrian Oktoberfest. Village Voice. The Bean gets evicted to make way for Starbucks #188 via NY Times. 9th Street Block Party this Saturday via EVGrieve. Buying Fish In Chinatown & Beyond via The Lo-Down. Life Cafe closing for good? EVGrieve.

Nam Son Vietnamese Restaurant

I don’t eat in Chinatown very often & when I do, it’s normally at a Chinese restaurant, but I’ve passed Nam Son so many times while shopping around Grand Street that I decided to finally give it a go.  I’ve been to Vietnam once & admit that I don’t know much about the cuisine.  I’ve […]

Golden Unicorn

After my not-so-memorable experience at Dim Sum Go Go a while back, I decided to return to Golden Unicorn (18 East Broadway at Bowery/Catherine Slip) with some family for some midweek Dim Sum.  Nestled inside what looks like a nondescript office building, you really need to keep an eye out or you’ll miss the place.

Dim Sum Go Go

I used to go to Golden Unicorn down the street a lot, but after a really mediocre dining experience, I decided to give Dim Sum Go Go (5 East Broadway) a shot.  Boy, I wish I hadn’t.  I don’t have that much knowledge of Dim Sum or restaurants in Chinatown & I’m really not sure […]