Cocoron Ditches Delancey Outpost, Consolidates at 37 Kenmare

Posted on: October 7th, 2013 at 5:00 am by and

cocoron-delancey-closed-2

Cocoron just downsized its neighborhood footprint. The tiny OG soba location at 61 Delancey Street is now closed. Signage in the eye-grabbing vestibule announces as much, while the restaurant itself remains in complete disarray. As in materials are strewn everywhere. Looks like the popular soba joint is instead doubling down on its 37 Kenmare location, which offers much more legroom.

The intimate restaurant closed sporadically in September for unknown reasons. Now we know why…

Cocoron replaced trendy boutique Don the Verb on Delancey nearly three years ago and swiftly became a go-to spot for noodle fans. Space was always an issue here, which was seemingly the impetus behind the second outpost just a few blocks to the west.

cocoron-delancey-closed-1

Recent Stories

ticket-tackle
Ticket Tackling, or How the NYPD Pulls Over Cyclists on Canal Street

This photo illustrates the extent to which the NYPD is cracking down on cyclists as part of the Mayor’s “Vision Zero” initiative. A 5th Precinct cruiser was stationed at the mouth of the Manhattan Bridge this past Sunday to ticket as many bikers as possible coming from the span. You know, low-hanging fruit. Several cyclists fell victim […]

Photo: Google Maps
Report: Grand Street CVS Infested with Rats and Roaches

The mainstream news networks always seem to go apeshit over stories of chain stores and their vermin infestation problems. Periodically each year, we read news or see photos of the lone rat on a binge in these establishments. Kinda gives added meaning to the phrase “click bait.” Anyhoo, we’ll take a brief ride on the […]

321grand-gallery
The Pink Building on Orchard Street Adds Two Galleries to its Ranks

For Waterbridge Capital, which shelled out $27 million for the Orchard Street Pink Building, it’s all going to plan. Boot the commercial tenants in an effort to attract more well-heeled tenants and clientele. Modern Decor and Cellini Uomo were forced from the premises over the summer, and the two spaces sat on the market for months […]

Photo: Street Museum of Art
Street Museum of Art Takes Over NYC Billboards

Taylor Swift may be welcoming you to NYC, but the Street Museum of Art is challenging you to rediscover the city, through one of the most prominent forms of urban self expression – street art. Their canvas is the most annoying of marketing methods: the billboard. Rare is the sight of an aesthetically pleasing advert hedging a […]

holiday-inn-verizon-1
Holiday Inn on Delancey Adds Verizon Wireless Outpost on Ground Floor

In which a corporate hotel begets a corporate commercial tenant. The Holiday Inn at 150 Delancey – brought to the neighborhood by Sam Chang and starchitect Gene Kaufman – is finally filling its ground level retail space. It had been an empty storeroom ever since the lodge debuted in March 2013. This week, however, the […]