198 Orchard Street

Yummy Sushi Replacing JC Hibachi at 198A Orchard Street

Posted October 14, 2010 at 6:28 am

JC Hibachi never really made it off the pock-marked pavement, as it were.  It opened to some limited fanfare last March, and was no doubt banking on the wine and beer license.  Community Board 3 denied their request, however, and the restaurant quietly closed a few months later.  Now 198A Orchard Street is preparing for […]

JC Hibachi Closed?

Posted July 21, 2010 at 6:12 am

Something is definitely amiss at the newish JC Hibachi on upper Orchard Street.  Their security gates remain drawn during peak hours, and we can’t reach anyone for more information.  There are no signs or announcements near the entrance, and the phone rings ad nauseum with no pickup.

JC Hibachi Now Open

Posted April 8, 2010 at 6:24 am

JC Hibachi is now feeding the masses at 198A Orchard Street.  The eatery opened last week, and has since enlisted a crew of people to dole out menus to passing pedestrians.

Coming Soon: JC Hibachi at 198A Orchard Street

Posted March 1, 2010 at 6:25 am

Meet JC Hibachi, the new eatery coming soon to 198A Orchard Street, formerly occupied by Open the Sesame noodle bar.  Over the weekend, two laborers were busy on ladders and wooden scaffolding, installing a distinct new nameplate to the rectangular marquee.

Régate is Dead

Last modified December 16, 2010 at 1:49 pm

After a menial two years on the upper reaches of Orchard Street, the Régate bistro at #198 is dead. Circumstances are unclear – no “for rent” signs, DOB violations, or other citations were visible. Just a shuttered gate and an out-of-place seasonal vestibule. In search of more clues, the mystery eventually led us to their […]