171 East Broadway

Mission Chinese Food Reopened its Reboot on East Broadway; Announces Christmas Collaboration with Russ & Daughters

Posted December 22, 2014 at 5:00 am

After mucho silence, this was the weekend of Mission Chinese Food… Mission Chinese Food is now open at 171 East Broadway. Chef-owner Danny Bowien announced the news Friday evening via a series of Instagram shots. And with authority, too – check out that epic photo. The caveat here, though, is that the restaurant is only […]

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Mission Chinese Food Finds Inspiration from Nine Inch Nails for Its Lower East Side Comeback

Posted September 23, 2014 at 6:08 am

Creative inspiration is sometimes borne from the most unlikely of sources. For Mission Chinese Food that spark ignited with Nine Inch Nails (the hand that feeds?) and Phillip Glass. In a new piece for Vice’s Munchies blog, Mission Chinese chef Angela Dimayuga divulges her creative influences, introduces a new salad dish, and provides a sneak […]

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Notes from CB3: Mission Chinese Food Approved for 171 East Broadway, Rosie Mendez Makes a Cameo

Posted September 9, 2014 at 5:05 am

September 2014 might actually go down as the shortest SLA subcommittee meeting in Community Board 3 history. There were only six items on the agenda, but the marquee applicant, as it were, was not heard until the bitter end. In short, it was a positive night for Mission Chinese Food and Taqueria. Not so much […]

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Rosette is Now Closed; Bowien’s Mission Chinese Food is Coming Soon

Last modified September 8, 2014 at 10:10 am

Nine-month-old Rosette is officially donezo, having served its last supper at East Broadway Saturday night. Its successor is Danny Bowien, who is finally reviving Mission Chinese Food, albeit way below Delancey. Mice and building violations forced the restaurant from 154 Orchard Street nearly a year ago; it also resulted in Bowien filing a $500,000 lawsuit against the […]

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Mission Chinese Returns to the Lower East Side by Taking Rosette Space on East Broadway

Posted September 6, 2014 at 9:25 am

Rosette closes after service night, much earlier than we expected. Ron Castellano’s restaurant lasted barely a year on East Broadway, a tenure likely expedited by the recent departure of head chef Nick Curtin. We reported last week that a new Chinese restaurant is planning to open here. Well, eagle-eyed Eater discovered that Danny Bowien is […]

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Rosette Probably Won’t Be Serving Much Longer on the Lower East Side

Posted September 2, 2014 at 6:06 am

Nine months after its much-ballyhooed debut, Rosette and its American contemporary cuisine will likely bid adieu to the Lower East Side. The restaurant at 171 East Broadway – opened by Ron Castellano and chef Nick Curtin (Acme) in December 2013 to replace LTO – is now eyed by some new blood. According to application materials on file […]

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‘Rosette’ Takes the Reins from LTO at 171 East Broadway

Posted December 16, 2013 at 5:36 am

Like the short-lived pop-up restaurant concept itself, the Limited Time Only (“LTO”) sign at 171 East Broadway stayed true to its name. It was up for a couple years, and finally deposed last week. Why, you ask? Simple. A new establishment is opening well under the foodie radar. It’s called Rosette, and according to one […]

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Castellano & Bolla Planning “Kosher Restaurant” for 171 East Broadway

Posted February 6, 2013 at 6:48 am

In days of yore, the opening of a new Kosher restaurant on the Lower East Side would not have been huge news.

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