An Choi

Fashion Freestyle: August 2

Last modified August 2, 2012 at 1:07 pm

Meet Jayne Lies, a Lower East Side staple, often found serving it up at An Choi on Orchard St.

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Still Life Returns to Orchard Street with Pop-Up Shop

Posted April 23, 2012 at 6:19 am

The An Choi Pickles project in the adjoining cubbyhole of a store at 83 Orchard Street has given way to a familiar face. One that hasn’t been in these parts for some time.

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An Choi Pickles Unveiled on Orchard Street

Posted January 17, 2012 at 6:18 am

Get ready for a surprise. Against the odds, pickles are returning to Orchard Street below Delancey.

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An Choi Featured in Latest Blackberry Commercial [Video]

Posted February 16, 2011 at 10:00 am

Thanks to Blackberry, An Choi’s reach now extends far beyond its tiny 85 Orchard Street headquarters.

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Recap: Tenth Annual NYC International Pickle Day

Last modified December 9, 2010 at 12:34 am

Vendors from the neighborhood and across the metropolitan area descended on the Lower East Side to participate in the Tenth Annual NYC International Pickle Day sponsored by Whole Foods, Two Boots and the Brooklyn Kitchen.   This popular event was held in the municipal parking lot on Essex Street and on Broome Street, between Orchard and Ludlow […]

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Chalkboard Wisdom: An Choi Hunger

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:16 am

An Choi at 85 Orchard Street playfully channels Full Metal Jacket for their chalkboard announcement. “Me Hungry Long Time.”

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Karl Lagerfeld on Orchard Street, Redux

Last modified December 5, 2010 at 1:33 pm

As last winter drew to a close, Karl Lagerfeld and his posse of photographers and eye candy seized a piece of lower Orchard Street for a Chanel shoot.  At the time, scantily-clad models were seen perched on the decorative fire escapes above An Choi. Official photos, which will appear in their Fall/Winter 2010-11 catalog, were […]

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An Choi Annex is Now Operational

Posted May 17, 2010 at 6:12 am

The brown paper is gone. With months of preparations now in the past, An Choi has lifted the veil on their new annex space next door.  The Vietnamese restaurant now controls the lion’s share of 85 Orchard Street.  Additional picnic-style tables are available to patrons, accessible either through a new doorway into the main restaurant, […]

Grand Street Fire Fundraiser

Last modified May 11, 2010 at 4:04 pm

It’s really great to see the community come together amidst tragedy.  We just received information that there is a fundraiser week currently planned to benefit the victims of the Grand Street fire.  From May 17 – 21, a handful of Lower East Side restaurants will be graciously donating partial profits from sales.

Karl Lagerfeld on Orchard Street

Last modified December 5, 2010 at 1:39 pm

Many thanks to reader Phoebe Johnson for submitting the following report. Turning the corner on Orchard Street yesterday afternoon, we stumbled upon a giant cherry picker.  Looking up, we immediately spotted the unmistakable, bright white mane of Karl Lagerfeld!  There he was.  In the flesh. Camera in hand (hand complete with signature studded fingerless glove). […]

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