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Artist Bradley Theodore Erases Mission Cantina Mural Due to Impasse Over Signature

Posted March 3, 2014 at 11:02 am

Mission Cantina essentially put the kibosh on that nascent skeletal mural by Bradley Theodore. Apparently it was much ado about a signature. You’ll recall that last week, Mission Cantina commissioned the street artist to bring some color to the Stanton Street facade of the establishment. Fine. By Tuesday, his subtle signature, which usually includes contact […]

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Bradley Theodore Paints Skeletal Frida Kahlo Mural for Mission Cantina

Posted February 26, 2014 at 6:05 am

Saturday was a busy one for artist Bradley Theodore. Both Williamsburg Pizza and Mission Cantina were recipients of his unique artwork. On the same day. Theodore painted a skeletal interpretation of photographer Terry Richardson for the pizza parlor, but dug a bit deeper for Danny Bowien’s Stanton Street exterior. This homage was illustrated in honor […]

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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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First Glimpse Inside Danny Bowien’s Mission Cantina and Its Menu

Last modified November 4, 2013 at 12:23 pm

Danny Bowien’s Mission Cantina opens at 172 Orchard Street on November 20. During this ensuing three-week countdown period, it seems as though the chef-owner is deliberately teasing the neighborhood by leaving one window open to scope the interior. We took the bait. There are lots of colors and even a tera-cotta style hut in the […]

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Danny Bowien’s Mission Cantina Opening Nov. 20

Posted October 29, 2013 at 9:10 am

Danny Bowien’s new project at 172 Orchard Street is indeed called Mission Cantina, after all. Documents with the State Liquor Authority suggested as much, but the high-profile chef-owner still denied it when news broke over the summer. Yesterday evening, though, Flo Fab at the New York Times Dining desk weasled some additional details on the […]

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Danny Bowien Announces Mission Cantina for 172 Orchard Street

Posted July 23, 2013 at 5:28 am

As we first reported last month, Danny Bowien is planning something new for the old Noodle Bar space at 172 Orchard Street. Some sort of Mexican concept.

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Report: Mission Chinese Food Taking Over Noodle Bar on Orchard

Last modified June 21, 2013 at 8:14 am

Armed with his success from Mission Chinese, Danny Bowien is reportedly expanding northward.

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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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