154 Orchard Street

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Former Mission Chinese Landlord on Orchard Trying to Pitch Doomed Space for $10,000

Posted November 5, 2014 at 9:27 am

“The place needs work.” Yeah, no shit. That’s the understatement of the century regarding 154 Orchard Street, the former home of Mission Chinese Food. Drama at this address eventually led to Mission Cantina and lawsuits between owner Danny Bowien and landlord Abraham Noy, thanks in large part to a dangerous space with a terrible vermin […]

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Danny Bowien Sues Mission Chinese Landlord; Rat-Infested Restaurant Space Now for Rent

Posted August 7, 2014 at 6:03 am

Mission Chinese closed for good in November 2013, with chef-owner Danny Bowien having then refocused on Mission Cantina up the block. Now, according to a report on Eater, Bowien is suing landlord of 154 Orchard Street – Abraham Noy – for “leasing him the Lower East Side space when it was not actually up to […]

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Breaking: Mission Chinese Closed Until Further Notice [UPDATED]

Last modified November 5, 2013 at 11:52 am

As hype continues to ramp up for Danny Bowien’s Mission Cantina, problems continue at the OG location down the block at Orchard. Indeed, for the second time in a month, the Department of Health inspected and shuttered the popular restaurant yesterday. A printout on the window of 154 Orchard Street announces that Mission Chinese Food […]

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Watch Danny Bowien Jump for the Camera [VIDEO]

Posted April 5, 2013 at 6:35 am

Not long ago, we ambled past Mission Chinese on Orchard Street, and walked right into a lo-fi photo shoot featuring owner Danny Bowien.

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Is the Mission Chinese Backyard Dining Room Illegal?

Posted January 9, 2013 at 6:09 am

Mission Chinese Food is a culinary juggernut, attracting crowds from all neighborhoods to the doorstep of 154 Orchard Street. But how safe is it really back there? And is the converted room actually legal?

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Mission Chinese Confirmed Opening at 154 Orchard

Posted February 15, 2012 at 6:09 am

The Rhong Tiam Express replacement for 154 Orchard Street is now known.

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Rhong Tiam Express on Orchard Folds

Posted February 10, 2012 at 6:09 am

Nothing seems to work inside the southernmost sub-level space at 154 Orchard Street. It’s hexed.

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Fox & Jane Salon Opening Finishing Bar Next Door at 154 Orchard

Posted December 5, 2011 at 6:19 am

Having opened at 154 Orchard Street back in July, hair stylist Lorean Cairns of the Fox & Jane Salon is already expanding her brand.

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Fox & Jane Salon and Finishing Bar Opens at 154 Orchard

Last modified July 19, 2011 at 10:04 pm

Historically speaking (well, within the last few years), a boutique or pop-up occupied the northern store while a salon anchored the balance. Now there’s somewhat of a role reversal.

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Rhong Tiam Express on Orchard Launching Exclusive Backroom

Last modified January 8, 2013 at 8:41 pm

Rhong Tiam Express is taking a page from the Crif Dogs playbook, and launching an exclusive backroom for “VIP” members. More after the jump!

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