48 Bowery

Taiwanese Bakery Import, Bake Culture, Debuts on the Bowery

Posted March 2, 2018 at 5:09 am

The plywood shed fell away from Bowery last week to reveal the new commercial tenant. Taiwanese bakery import called Bake Culture is now serving, having opened on the block with fanfare earlier this week. The bakery-slash-cafe at 48 Bowery serves a menu of pastries including seashell bread, classic chocolate cake, and lava tarts. Decor is somewhat […]

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TV Personality Eddie Huang Returns to LES with another ‘Baohaus’

Posted July 28, 2017 at 5:02 am

Eddie Huang is headed back downtown, reviving his Baohaus concept in Chinatown. The entrepreneur, also a TV personality behind Fresh off the Boat (ABC) and Huang’s World (Vice) announced the news via Instagram earlier this week. Huang chose 48 Bowery for the comeback, located inside the Chinatown Arcade. This second iteration of the Taiwanese restaurant seeks a […]

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Rumor: 50 Bowery Owner Alex Chu will Raze Jing Fong Restaurant for Hotel Extension

Posted February 2, 2016 at 5:00 am

​This would be a game-changer, if proven true. Rumor has it that the Chinatown Arcade on the Bowery, south of Canal Street, is in the opening stages of re-development. The recent departures of Sunshine 27 and A-Wah we reported last week are but the beginning. Pawns in the proverbial chess game being played by neighborhood […]

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2 Restaurants in the Jing Fong Complex on the Bowery are Kaput

Posted January 28, 2016 at 5:00 am

​With passage of the new year came some restaurant house-cleaning down on the Bowery in Chinatown. Two relative longtimers in the “Arcade” at 46 Bowery were removed from the premises. Dim-sum cuisine has been sold continuously at 46 Bowery since 1972. It was the venerable HSF that carried the torch for decades, but ultimately faded […]

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