154 Orchard Street
Posted February 10, 2015 at 5:00 am
These days, Orchard Street – once a major player in the “bargain district” of yore – is simply just another drunken destination on the Lower East Side. Its character and charm is being soiled by saturation (and overdevelopment), at least north of Delancey. And last night, three applicants pitched concepts before the SLA subcommittee of Community […]
Posted January 30, 2015 at 5:14 am
Looks like one hopeful restaurateur is interested in taking over the lower level of 154 Orchard Street. This address, of course, is the notorious previous home of Mission Chinese Food. The space comes with a terrible vermin problem and a backyard that is not legal (a death trap, even). Chef-owner Danny Bowien is still embroiled […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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?
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.