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Japadog coming to St Marks via EVGrieve NY Times reports that Heartbreak closes after getting a Michelin star. ‘Blue Plate Special‘ returning to Mermaid Inn this fall. The Local reports on Tompkins Square Bagels. Image via NY Times.

Avenue C Braces For Impakt

Avenue C, an area of the East Village packed with quaint, tree-lined streets bars, is getting ready for more of the same.  Oktoberfest starts today & Zum Schneider opened at 11am for the celebrations to start. So put on your lederhosen & get ready to hear live music and drink a lot of beer.  If […]

Zum Schneider Turns 11

Despite the rain yesterday, the gang at Zum Schneider celebrated their 11th birthday in grand style.  I passed by around 7pm & everyone was rocking Bavarian attire & tending to the suckling pig that was spinning quite happily outside. I returned after 10pm from the Wok+Wine event & said pig was still roasting.  Inside, the […]

2nd Annual Taste Of 7th St. Recap

I love my city, New York. I love my neighborhood, the East Village. And even more & more I love my street, 7th Street (before there’s an uproar, I do realize that some of the restaurants are not on 7th Street).  I reported earlier about the 2011 Taste of 7th St.  I went this year […]

Zum Schneider Revisited

I poke fun at Zum Schneider (107 Avenue C @ 7th Street) quite a bit due to the noise it generates, massive lines, Oktoberfest Madness & the ‘popped collar’ brunch crowd, but I will admit that I love that place. I live just around the corner on 7th Street & with the weather warming up, […]

Zum Schneider continues to menace the ‘hood

I recently passed by Zum Schneider (107 Avenue C @ 7th Street) & Oktoberfest is in full swing.  The place was absolutely heaving & there was a gigantic line outside.  You could hear the music/shouting/crying from a block or two away & it seems like everyone was having a hell of a time.  The 2nd […]

Zum Schneider

Zum Schneider (107 Avenue C @ 7th Street) is a Bavarian beer garden (although indoors) that seems perfectly suited for spring and summer.  The open, cavernous interior with smooth tree-like walls & foliage gives a great biergarten feel, but the outdoor seating is really what I love.  Whenever the weather heats up, the place gets […]