Via Tribunali

‘375 Degrees’ Opening its Hell Square French Fries Joint Tomorrow

Posted March 23, 2017 at 5:09 am

Starting tomorrow, 124 Ludlow Street is hereafter the self-proclaimed “land of the frite, home of the crave.” In other words, Hell Square’s newest late night snack shop. (Hell Fries?) Already a year in the making, 375 Degrees (stylized 375°) is a new French fries dispensary at 124 Ludlow Street. (It occupies half the old Via […]

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‘Zing’s Awesome Rice’ Closes Hell Square Snack Spot

Posted February 24, 2017 at 5:12 am

Zing’s Awesome Rice hasn’t been open of late. Looks like its fifteen-month reign in Hell Square just concluded. Indeed, all signs point to a permanent shutter – consecutive days of darkness, Yelp saying it’s closed, website disconnected, and no updates to social media. Most telling, however, is the disconnected phone line. Proprietor Zing Bai opened […]

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Zing’s Awesome Rice Shop Opens this Weekend on Ludlow Street

Posted November 3, 2015 at 5:16 am

Where pizza was, rice will soon follow. Proprietor Zing Bai is just about done installing her new eponymous rice shop at 122 Ludlow Street. The inside was gutted and remodeled, and exterior signage affixed to the brickwork. We are told that the establishment soft opens this weekend. Zing’s Awesome Rice Shop, successor to the failed […]

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Former Ludlow Street Pizzeria Gets Some ‘Zing’ with New Rice Shop

Posted October 2, 2015 at 5:00 am

Within the last couple weeks, the former Via Tribunali pizzeria on Ludlow Street was completely disemboweled. Its token coal-fired oven smashed, with dining room in complete disarray. To that end, we had heard some chatter of late that a fast-food Greek spot would open in this spot. Not so. Get ready for some zing! Proprietor […]

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Former Via Tribunali Space Now Renting for $12K and Key Money

Posted January 27, 2015 at 8:00 am

Barely two months in the grave, the old Via Tribunali space in Hell Square is already be shopped around for new occupants. Several real estate listings have trickled through the faucet of Craigslist. From the look of it, the 800 square-foot ground-level space at 122 Ludlow is going for a pretty penny. We came across […]

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Little Seattle Blues: Via Tribunali is Finished with Ludlow Street

Posted November 26, 2014 at 6:03 am

A tipster brought word last week that Via Tribunali had been strangely closed during peak dinner hours. Chairs on tables, blue neon unplugged; a ghost town. “I was there about a week and a half ago and it was VERY open,” the person wrote to us. Well, it’s now confirmed; they served their last Neopolitan […]

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Trouble in Paradise: Via Tribunali’s High Staff Turnover Could Cost Them Big

Last modified July 21, 2014 at 12:44 pm

Pizza is, to me, one of the most perfect foods. My heart swelled with joy and Italian pride when neighborhood il forno Via Tribunali hit the scene, but now the tides have changed. In a few short years, staff in this establishment has turned over so many times that it was nearly impossible to become […]

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Via Tribunali is Serving Free Pizza Tonight

Posted June 20, 2014 at 10:00 am

Tonight, Via Tribunali on Ludlow is giving away small-sized neapolitan pizzas as part of Free Pizza Fridays – an event to benefit various NYC cause-based organizations. They’ll be serving pies in three variations: Marinara, Margherita, Salame, while also selling $3 Peroni pints to back Junglekeepers, a group started by naturalist Paul Rosolie Modo Yoga NYC, whose mission is to support the native ecosystems of the […]

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Op-Ed: Of Pizza and the LES, or How I Spend My $2.50

Last modified July 21, 2014 at 12:44 pm

There is no love like the first way-too-hot crunchy, chewy, cheesy, greasy bite of pizza. Healthy food is all well and good, but when you need sustenance to make it through the day or night, you sometimes just need a slice. Or five. So, I give you my four favorite Pizzerias east of Bowery and […]

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Caffe Vita and Via Tribunali Opening on Ludlow Tonight

Posted March 12, 2012 at 6:43 am

The neons, those of the animated variety, were finally fired up late last week, signaling the long-awaited opening of two Pacific Northwest establishments on the Lower East Side.

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