22 Orchard Street

1970s-Style Pizzeria, Scarr’s Pizza, Debuts this Weekend at 22 Orchard Street

Posted February 10, 2016 at 5:00 am

​In just a few days’ time, lower Orchard Street will welcome its first new pizzeria. Scarr’s Pizza, whose signage has been teasing for more than six months, plans to open by next Tuesday at the latest. This, according to eponymous proprietor Scarr Pimentiel. As promised, the eatery effectively revives (and replicates) that classic 1970s pizza […]

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Scarr’s Pizza Adds New Signage on Orchard Street, Announces Halloween Opening Date

Posted October 15, 2015 at 9:37 am

With the gas snafu far in the rearview, progress is finally palpable down at Scarr’s Pizza on Orchard Street. The first real public evidence of its arrival was installed this week – simple store signage. As previously reported, Scarr’s Pizza is the maiden solo effort for eponymous owner Scarr Pimentiel. His goal is to revive […]

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Fung Tu Finally Has its Gas Line Restored After Two Months Without

Posted September 10, 2015 at 5:10 am

Fung Tu is now cooking with gas. Quite literally. Con Edison finally gave Fung Tu the proverbial thumbs up to reconnect gas service to 22 Orchard Street, thus concluding two months of roughing it with an electronic kitchen. The inspection reportedly went down last Friday. Residents of the five-story tenement also saw the restoration of […]

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Fung Tu is Still Without Gas After 7 Weeks

Posted September 1, 2015 at 5:14 am

Seven weeks. This past Friday marks the seven-week point that Fung Tu has been without gas at 22 Orchard Street. In fact, the whole building remains without connection. Owner Wilson Tang is keeping the restaurant open during this period, pulling stunts continue service; there is even a dedicated “No gas menu” which is now the status […]

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‘Scarr’s Pizza’ to Revive Classic Pizza Parlor at 22 Orchard Street

Posted August 20, 2015 at 5:00 am

The former Chinese noodle distributor beside Fung Tu at 22 Orchard Street had been on the open market for years. Tombstone leasing signage held court even while it remained an active business. Not too long ago, however, the place finally found its replacement tenant. Enter Scarr’s Pizza. No, that’s not an allusion to the Lion King […]

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Fung Tu Reopens Tonight After Gas Leak Hiatus

Posted July 16, 2015 at 5:09 am

Fung Tu reopens for dinner service tonight after a week on the sidelines. As previously reported, a gas leak in its building at 22 Orchard Street forced the business to close until further notice. Meaning, now. Owner Wilson Tang informs us that, even though the restaurant will be open, they’ll be serving a limited menu. […]

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Fung Tu on Orchard Street is Closed Due to a Gas Leak in the Building

Posted July 15, 2015 at 5:12 am

Wilson Tang’s popular Chinese restaurant, Fung Tu, remains temporarily sidelined due to a gas leak in its building at Orchard Street. A sign posted in the window over the weekend announces the closure, and that reopening is likely “several days” from fruition. Unfortunately due to a gas leak, Fung Tu currently has no gas and […]

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Lady of Grand’s Pick: Fung Tu’s Fish for Two

Posted May 29, 2014 at 11:00 am

Rocking all 3 of my requirements (great food, ambience, and service) for a neighborhood restaurant, Fung Tu is on my list of regular spots.  The gorgeous interior design by MyPhuong Chung is a geometric wonderland.  Service is always superb, and while I usually sit at the bar, there are nice booths for a cozier retreat. […]

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Wilson Tang’s ‘Fung Tu’ Opening at the End of November on Orchard Street

Posted November 12, 2013 at 5:23 am

Fung Tu means “wind and soil” in Chinese. Here on the Lower East Side, however, the translation is a new restaurant by Nom Wah’s Wilson Tang and Per Se veteran Jonathan Wu. The 50-seat restaurant at 22 Orchard Street is almost ready to go, with the last pieces falling into place. Eater reported back in […]

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Wilson Tang Joining Jonathan Wu for ‘Creative Chinese’ at 22 Orchard

Last modified May 1, 2013 at 7:16 am

Eight months ago, it had been team Fat Radish that planned to expand their local empire into 22 Orchard Street.

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