74 Orchard Street

‘Goa Taco’ Ends its Summertime Residency on Orchard Street

Posted September 1, 2017 at 5:04 am

Goa Taco ended its four-month flirtation with Orchard Street this week. The summertime pop-up had briefly annexed the bi-level space from the Norman’s Cay/Spur Tree combo back in April. Popularity of the Delancey Street original was apparently the impetus behind the temporary expansion. The company also maintains a second outpost on MacDougal Street in Greenwich […]

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With Norman’s Cay Closed, Goa Taco Larger (Pop-Up) Outpost on Orchard Street

Posted April 12, 2017 at 5:03 am

Fresh off the Greenwich Village expansion, Goa Taco is poised to open a pop-up of sorts on Orchard Street. That explains why Norman’s Cay is down for the count, with paper window treatments. (Ryan Chadwick is proprietor of Norman’s Cay and co-owns Goa.) We’re told that the fast-casual snack shop will open at 74 Orchard […]

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Shervin’s Cafe Owner Angling to Purchase Norman’s Cay on Orchard Street

Posted February 6, 2015 at 5:11 am

Some sixteen months after first opening Norman’s Cay at 74 Orchard Street, co-owner Ryan Chadwick may soon unload the business. Shervin Nassi – proprietor of two-year-old Shervin’s Cafe in Alphabet City – is the hopeful suitor. This according to application materials on file with Community Board 3. Norman’s Cay (and the symbiotic Spur Tree) hadn’t been […]

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Spur Tree Returns to Orchard Street for Menu Collaboration with Norman’s Cay

Posted June 25, 2014 at 6:09 am

When Spur Tree suddenly closed shop earlier this year, ownership promised patrons that the Jamaican-flavored hangout would return. Another Lower East Side location has proven elusive, though, so Plan B in now in effect. The brand has joined forces with its old neighbor on Orchard Street. We didn’t see this coming. We just received word that […]

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Norman’s Cay Adds New Chef from ABC Cocina; Sidewalk Cafe Coming Soon

Posted April 7, 2014 at 6:05 am

Six months into operations at 74 Orchard Street, there are changes to report inside the kitchen of Norman’s Cay. Mik Edelman, who apparently helped open ABC Cocina as lead line cook, is now on board. The new chef will lend his touch to the cuisine of Caribbean eats. When asked about the staff shuffle, co-owner […]

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Lady of Grand’s Pick of the Week: Conch Chowder at Norman’s Cay

Posted February 11, 2014 at 12:02 pm

I have been on a bit of a soup kick lately.  As we all bundle up for the subzero temperatures and trudge through the icy sidewalks it seems only reasonable.  I have been making my own, but also got to try the Bahamian conch chowder at Norman’s Cay and it was perfect for taking the […]

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Norman’s Cay to Debut Friday at 74 Orchard Street

Last modified October 2, 2013 at 8:00 am

From cool waters to the tropics… After first unleashing the taste of Nantucket on the wilds of Delancey, the team behind Grey Lady is poised to inject some Caribbean pizazz around the corner on Orchard Street. As previously reported, Ryan Chadwick and chef Gavin McLaughlin are opening Norman’s Cay at number 74, a new bar-eatery […]

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Grey Lady Principals Now Eyeing 74 Orchard Street

Posted July 11, 2013 at 6:35 am

As it happens, Spur Tree is not in fact moving into 74 Orchard Street despite recent intel to the contrary.

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Report: Spur Tree Might Move to Former Interstate Space on Orchard

Posted June 6, 2013 at 5:33 am

With Interstate Food & Liquor a mere footnote and the forthcoming Tenement LES concept on ice, something different might be in store for 74 Orchard Street.

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“Tenement LES” Angling for Interstate Food & Liquor Spot on Orchard

Posted February 22, 2013 at 9:19 am

Interstate Food & Liquor is indeed out the door. But before you can muster the breath to utter “vacancy,” another nightspot is already vying for the storefront.

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