Sticky Rice Temporarily Closes Due to Gas Leak
Thai seekers may have come across shuttered gates and a neon green sign at Sticky Rice the last few days. Indeed, Saturday afternoon, the six-year-old eatery at 85 Orchard Street announced that service is temporarily suspended to “deal with a gas leakage.” Not much additional information is available at the moment, as the restaurant is absent from social media and maintains a website that hasn’t been updated since the stone age.
It goes without saying, of course, that sudden closures such as these often signal the eventual demise of many a Lower East Side establishment. We’ll see what happens here. Meanwhile, what’s your take on the long-running Sticky Rice?