Food

‘NoHo Star’ to Shutter this December After 32 Years

Posted October 11, 2017 at 5:00 am

Another loss that cuts pretty deep. NoHo Star, the casual corner restaurant at Bleecker and Lafayette Streets is about to close for good. It’s been keeping the community in meals since 1985. It won’t last the winter, though. Jeremiah at Vanishing New York reports that the NoHo Star and its sister restaurant, Temple Bar, will […]

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Rosario’s Pizza will Return this Week After DOH Closure, Owner Says

Posted October 10, 2017 at 5:17 am

Rosario’s Pizza is on the mend and will return in the coming days. Longtime owner Sal Bartolomeo informed us that the local slice standby – mandated closed by the Department of Health last month – should reopen on Stanton Street “this week.” The city agency had shuttered the fifty-four-year-old pizza parlor allegedly for “operating without […]

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‘Hoomoos Asli’ Shutters After 18 Years on the Fringe of Little Italy

Posted October 10, 2017 at 5:00 am

Hoomoos Asli, consistently rated as one of the best Mediterranean establishments in the city, is kaput. The Kenmare Street restaurant closed last month after nearly two decades in business. The bilingual, red canopy was extricated from the facade, and windows papered. All that remains is a farewell to customers, discussing the difficulty for mom-and-pop businesses […]

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Are Days Numbered for The DL Nightclub on Delancey Street?

Last modified October 6, 2017 at 10:19 am

Looks like The DL – that five-year-old scourge of the Lower East Side – might be on some shaky ground. And on the defensive. Its liquor license is in a state of purgatory, having (technically) expired on September 30. Pending charges against the owners have temporarily blocked the renewal efforts. The club remains operational, though, […]

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Star Pastry Chef Shoots the Moon with ‘Supermoon Bakehouse’ Opening Tomorrow on Rivington Street

Posted October 6, 2017 at 5:03 am

The Supermoon Bakehouse officially launches on Rivington Street tomorrow. Paper again covers the windows of the storefront, obstructing the stacks of iridescent, Instagram friendly boxes. The pastry chef behind the counter is Ry Stephen, the co-founder of Mr. Holmes Bakehouse in San Francisco. His business partner in the venture is head designer Aron Tzimas. Apparently, […]

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Murray Hill’s ‘Best Wingers’ Expands with Delancey Street Outpost

Posted October 5, 2017 at 5:10 am

Best Wingers, the twenty-two-year-old Murray Hill institution, is coming to the Lower East Side. Its principals just signed a lease for 174 Delancey Street, in the shadows of the Williamsburg Bridge. It’s a ten-year deal for the 1,000 square-foot space, and includes the basement. The chicken wings business chose 174 Delancey Street to better serve […]

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Spaghetti Incident Opens its Sidecar ‘Pasta Shop’ on Eldridge Street

Posted October 3, 2017 at 5:14 am

The Spaghetti Incident on Eldridge Street just doubled in size. Its sidecar pasta shop debuted a couple weeks ago. As previously reported, ownership recently annexed the space next door at 231 Eldridge Street (formerly a dry cleaner) with the goal of offering its menu food from a takeaway counter. Most notably, their ever-popular Spaghetti Cones […]

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The ‘Supermoon Bakehouse’ is Closer to Opening on Rivington Street

Last modified October 3, 2017 at 11:45 am

Underway since last spring, the Supermoon Bakehouseis ready to rise on Rivington Street. Filling the retail void left by the ill-fated Schapiro’s hangout. The butcher paper affixed to the floor-to-ceiling glass came down over the weekend to show off a new window display. Branded boxes pimping the Supermoon moniker, and the pithy “Bite me, NYC” […]

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The International Center of Photography Unveils Updated ‘Capa Cafe’

Posted October 2, 2017 at 5:17 am

The International Center of Photography has again rebranded its cafe nook in the aftermath of Maman’s departure from 250 Bowery. Great Performances, the sustainability oriented New York food service and events company were tapped to reinvent and operate Capa Cafe (a nod to ICP founder and photojournalist, Cornell Capa).  It opened in the ground floor last week. This newest […]

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‘Pinks’ East Village Plans New Chrystie Street Cantina

Posted October 2, 2017 at 5:02 am

Pinks is headed south of the border, so to speak. The East Village haunt – located on East 10th Street near 1st Avenue – is currently eyeing Chrystie Street for its expansion. Directly next door to Rochelle’s and its basement club. The Pinks Cantina, as it’s called, will be a “new fast casual taco shop” and […]

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