127 Orchard Street

Russ & Daughters Taps John Zorn for ‘Music Nights’ Program at Orchard Street Cafe

Posted February 23, 2017 at 5:19 am

Legendary downtown Jazz musician John Zorn is lending his talents to another Lower East Side stalwart. In January, Russ & Daughters introduced a new monthly Jazz performance series at its Orchard Street cafe, and the multi-instrumentalist curated the entirety of the 2017 schedule. Tonight’s show is with Steve Bernstein; 8pm, no cover. Zorn has been […]

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Russ & Daughters Cafe is Now Open on Tuesdays

Posted December 16, 2014 at 5:30 am

Seven months after debuting at 127 Orchard Street, the nascent Russ & Daughters Cafe is expanding its hours. A sign on the front (royal blue) vestibule announces that the establishment is now open on Tuesdays. However, the added day of business comes at the expense of a later opening on weekdays; 10am, two hours later than […]

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Lady of Grand’s Pick: Loxin’ at Russ & Daughters Cafe

Posted May 14, 2014 at 10:00 am

Open only a mere few days, and I can tell you not to wait another minute to visit Russ & Daughters Cafe.  The interior is sparkly white and mute turquoise, upscale diner meets Miami vibe.  Go for the boards of smoked fish and other accoutrements, Gaspe Nova, Sable, Sturgeon, or Kippered Salmon. Very pleasantly surprised by the $10 […]

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Russ & Daughters Cafe Opens Tomorrow Morning at 10am

Posted May 6, 2014 at 5:08 am

Both the Allen and Orchard Street storefronts are ready to roll. As expected, Russ & Daughters Cafe officially opens to the public tomorrow morning at 10am. The shroud of secrecy (i.e. window paper) was removed over the weekend to reveal the completed restaurant within. Shelves are stocked, tables set, and seating positioned. Here we go… News […]

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Russ & Daughters Cafe Probably Opening on May 7; Neons Switched On

Posted April 30, 2014 at 6:00 am

Russ & Daughters is a week out from opening its hotly-anticipated cafe at 127 Orchard Street. A store worker tells our tipster that May 7 is the target date, “God willing.” Meanwhile, the trademark red-and-green neon signage on Allen Street was switched on last week, and has been burning bright ever since. Day and night. There […]

Russ & Daughters Neon Lights Debut at Orchard Street Cafe Space

Posted April 17, 2014 at 6:07 am

Since it’s arguably the best neon sign around these parts, many in the neighborhood had been patiently awaiting the arrival of another Russ & Daughters sign to light up the Lower East Side. That moment arrived a couple days ago at 127 Orchard Street where the new sixty-five-seat cafe is slated to debut in the […]

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An Early Look Inside the New Russ & Daughters Cafe on Orchard Street

Posted April 3, 2014 at 5:00 am

The sturgeon queens of Russ & Daughters are thisclose to scaling back the plywood from 127 Orchard Street. It is in this large through-block space, as we’ve been reporting, that the century-old appetizing company is expanding into cafe territory. This will be their first full-serve restaurant, which will include 65 seats and a menu with […]

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The New ‘Russ & Daughters Cafe’ on Orchard Street is Hiring; Inquire Within

Posted February 21, 2014 at 6:03 am

Russ & Daughters turns 100 this year, and it’s celebrating with a brand new full-service restaurant at 127 Orchard Street. There’s plenty of throwback signage onsite to announce its forthcoming arrival (it’s from a 1949 renovation of the East Houston shop). That much we knew. The latest intel, however, pins an opening date for the the […]

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‘Sturgeon Queens’ Documentary Highlights 100-Year History of Russ & Daughters

Posted January 24, 2014 at 6:05 am

This year is a significant one for neighborhood favorite Russ & Daughters. Triple digit candles for that birthday fish cake. Yes, the Lower East side mainstay celebrates its centennial, and with some big moves. Notably the introduction of a new cafe around the corner at 127 Orchard street. The iconic appetizing store is also the […]

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Russ & Daughters Evokes Its 1949 Renovation During Cafe Remodeling on Orchard Street

Last modified December 18, 2013 at 9:13 am

Russ & Daughters is now fully engrossed in the build-out of its new cafe at 127 Orchard Street. The plywood residence was brief, yet behind those doors is plenty of remodeling action. Rather than employing the standard issue window paper, the iconic appetizing company is instead evoking its century-long history. Each sheet is emblazoned with […]

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