Sticky Rice Temporarily Closes Due to Gas Leak

Posted on: November 19th, 2012 at 6:48 am by

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?

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  • guest

    a tenant in that building called in a suspected gas leak late last week and the fire dept. shut down gas for the entire building. we were at dinner’s at dudleys and they had no food available that required gas to cook. it’s a pain to get the gas started again apprently.