Cup & Saucer

Neighbors Bid Farewell to Cup & Saucer with Emotional Gate Tribute

Posted July 19, 2017 at 5:00 am

Monday was supposed to have been the last day in business for Cup & Saucer. Unfortunately for those seeking a last meal that day, the rude surprise of a shuttered gate signaled the early end. By yesterday morning, an outpouring of tributes to the luncheonette arrived on the doorstep. Two pieces of neon orange oaktag […]

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Today is Your Last Chance to Eat at ‘Cup & Saucer’ Before it Vanishes [Updated]

Last modified July 18, 2017 at 9:38 am

Cup & Saucer vanishes today after nearly thirty years serving at the corner of Eldridge and Canal Streets. Blame the landlord for the steep rent gouge, increased to a purported $15,000 (plus covering real estate taxes) for renewal. Update: the Diner seems to have closed a day early. It did not open for business today. […]

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Breaking: ‘Cup & Saucer’ Ending Service on Monday After Decades on Canal Street

Last modified July 17, 2017 at 10:20 am

Say goodbye to that classic 1940s Coca-Cola sign at the corner of Eldridge and Canal Streets. Word on the block is that the fabled luncheonette, Cup & Saucer, is hanging it up. It’s closing shop after decades serving the neighborhood, thanks to a steep rent hike. And there’s no time for you to process this information, […]

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‘Cup & Saucer’ Survives the Upstairs Fire at 89 Canal Street

Posted January 5, 2017 at 5:12 am

You would think that nothing happened at 89 Canal Street. Yet, three days ago, fire broke out on the third floor (and spread to the fourth) and temporarily sidelined Cup & Saucer on the ground level. But it survived … luckily. While boards are now in the upper windows, the greasy-spoon remains open for business. Cup & […]

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There was a Fire at the ‘Cup & Saucer’ Building on Canal Street this Morning [PHOTOS]

Last modified January 2, 2017 at 9:02 am

Earlier this morning, at roughly 4:30am, fire broke out on the third floor of 89 Canal Street. Several trucks responded and extinguished the blaze rather quickly. Seemingly within an hour. Cup & Saucer occupies the ground level. We spoke to the owner of the beloved luncheonette, who indicated they’ll be open soon, but must first […]

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Early Edition: February 14

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 12:59 am

[Photo Credit: Phillip Kalantzis-Cope]

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Early Edition: July 21

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:05 am

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