East Village Eats

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

Taste of 7th This Weekend

Taste 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 […]

A look Inside Pardon My French

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 […]

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.

Two New Vendors At Tompkins Sq. Greenmarket

Looks 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 […]

Solbeso Tasting At 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 […]

Time Out For Hunger 2014

From the Inbox: On Sunday, March 30th, 2014, Time Out New York and Food Bank For New York City are teaming up for the 11th annual Time Out For Hunger campaign! On March 30th, participating restaurants in the five boroughs will be donating 10% of their daily proceeds to Food Bank For New York City, so dine out for a […]

Food News

Joe Dough Sandwich Shop  switches to catering. Fork In The Road At the Streecha Ukrainian Kitchen. EVGrieve Seventies Sundays at Golden Cadillac. Fork In The Road Jeepney and Pig & Khao get 2 stars. NY Times Virage closes for month-long renovation. EVGrieve Bobby Flay opens Gato on Lafayette St. Tasting Table Boukiés closes after 2 […]

The Stoli Bloody Mary Truck Coming To 7B

As part of their “Searching For Mary” campaign, a Stoli-branded food truck will be parked outside 7B in the East Village tomorrow (Saturday May 22nd) from 3pm dispensing FREE Stoli Bloody Marys.  Pretty self-explanatory. Tour info here. 7B/Vazac’s Horseshoe Bar: 108 Avenue B at 7th St.

Taste Of Seventh This Weekend

Looks like it’s that time of year again!  Taste of Seventh is upon us & the organizers have upped the ante with seven of my favorite restaurants on East 7th street participating: Taste of Seventh is a weekend food festival (March 8-9th) for those who love sampling a little bit of everything all on the […]

NYC Beer Week

As if Restaurant Week wasn’t enough to deal with, we have ten days of great beer events & specials going on all over the city.  Hosted by the New York City Brewers Guild, this is an excellent opportunity to support local beer. the 6th Annual New York City Beer Week will bring together all 16 […]

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