East Village Eats

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


When I started this blog just over 3 years ago I chose (what I thought was) a clever name and planned to review the area that I live in solely, but there’s so much great food in this, the most amazing of cities, that I’d be doing everyone a disservice if I didn’t branch out […]

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

Verso (my coverage) is up for sale (Craigslist) Cooking Channel’s Chuck Hughes checks out the East Village (NY Daily News) A look inside Jeepeney (The Local East Village) Sushi coming to former Polonia space? (EVGrieve) What to eat at Porsena Extra Bar (Grubstreet) Tink’s Restaurant & Elswhere Esspresso open (The Local East Village) LES restaurant […]

Brunch At Spina

I’ll admit that I don’t often go to Italian restaurants for brunch (no particular reason), but after my first outing to Spina (review here) & the excellent food we had, I was willing to give it a try.  I arrived with two friends late on a Sunday, in fact we were the only ones left […]

Food News

Randolph Beer coming to Broome St. from Gothamist 9th St. Espresso will be taking over part of the old Life Cafe via EV Grieve Awesome ramen infographic from HackCollege Lanza’s celebrates it’s 108th birthday with special lunches via Neighborhoodr. Eater reports that Kate’s Joint might have to add meat to the menu. Edi & The Wolf expanding into […]

San Matteo Panuozzo coming to the East Village

San Matteo’s 2nd outpost (they have a location in the UES) will be taking over the former Mõtek Crepe shop on St Marks.  I didn’t know what a panuozzo was, but according to the website: “The panuozzo starts as would a pizza but results in a type of panino but with freshly baked bread. The […]

FAB’s East Village Eats Tasting Tour Recap

Although being postponed for a few months & having to try to outdo the 2010 event, this year’s East Village Eats Tour run by Fourth Arts Block did not disappoint.  I realize that I’m a few weeks late, but I had such a great time that the memories & flavors are still fresh in my […]

In Vino Hosts Wine To The People

Keith Beavers (aka East Village Wine Geek), the mastermind behind Alphabet City Wine Co. will be hosting a wine tasting at his East Village restaurant In Vino.  This Saturday, November 19th from 2-4pm, you can sample 6 wines from Campania.  I know Keith & he knows wine, so this should be a don’t miss event. […]

Wine Tasting Tonight at In Vino

In Vino, one of the many excellent Italian restaurants in the East Village will be hosting a wine tasting tonight with Sol Stars: Dear Lovers Of WINE! We have brought in two new wines from Tuscany and have a chance to pour them both totally on the house. Come on in and get a glass […]


As part of my first visit to Eataly a few weeks ago, I stumbled on Manzo & decided to get some lunch.  There are a bunch of restaurants in the sprawling store, but this one really caught my eye.  Manzo means ‘Beef’ in Italian, so by the name & the logo, you can guess what’s […]

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