East Village Eats

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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 […]

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    

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 […]

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. […]

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Brooklyn Piggies opens on Avenue A. EVGrieve ‘Inoteca needs help getting rid of 1,300 bottles of wine. The Braiser 7A Closes. Grub Street Ray (of Ray’s Candy Store) turns 81. EVGrieve 15% off at S’MAC for twitter followers ends tomorrow. Essex Street Market to hold tasting event. Bowery Boogie Bar Food Blowout hosted by the […]

Idle Hands Taking Over Station B

Idle Hands, the “Bourbon, Beer & Rock” bar that has been in the basement of 25 Avenue B for the past few years will be taking over the upstairs bar with was previously Station B.  Word has it that it’ll be pretty much business as usual with the upstairs having the same excellent selection of […]

Food News

DOH shuts down Maharlika (review). (The Local) Ethiopian restaurant coming to former Fu Sushi (review) space. (EVGrieve) NY Times rips apart Pouring Ribbons. 7-11 on Avenue A still without an owner. (EVGrieve) Sam Sifton reminisces about Russ & Daughters. (NYTimes) Jewish-Iraqi pop-up restaurant coming to the East Village. (DNAInfo) Verso (review) reopens on Avenue C. (EVGrieve)

5th Street Deli Opens On Ave. C

Last week, 5th St. Deli opened at 66 Avenue C (sharing the building with Casa Adela) so I stopped by to check it out.  I did a bit of research Googling & found out that this was the former home of Azukar Deli.  It’s basically your average deli/bodega with a counter offering breakfast, sandwiches & […]

Food News

Avenue C restaurants take a beating (NY Daily News) Percy’s Tavern owner robbed at gunpoint (EVGrieve) Kasadela starts fund to rebuild after Sandy (Grub Street) Veselka sued over broken tooth (Local East Village) Union Market opens on Avenue A & Houston (Bowery Boogie) Maiden Lane coming to former Life Cafe space (EVGrieve) Table Verte opens (Inside […]

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