69 Clinton Street

Start Me Up: ‘Ronin Stones’ Sticks Out its Tongue on Clinton Street

Posted September 26, 2018 at 5:00 am

Team Yoppari is expanding with a third restaurant in a two-block radius. That new Japanese-style restaurant, Ronin Stones, is now underway. Plywood pillbox arrived last month at 69 Clinton Street signaling commencement of build-out. The Japanese restaurant will focus on various preparations of beef tongue. Menu items include grilled tongue skewers and stewed tongue, along […]

Filed Under

Yopparai Owners to Open ‘Ronin Stones’ at 69 Clinton Street

Posted December 27, 2017 at 5:00 am

With the acclaimed Yopparai and Azasu under the collective belt, so to speak, ownership is expanding its area reach to include another. Their newest venture will complete the trifecta, all within a couple blocks. Dubbed Ronin Stones – an apparent homage to the British Invasion band – the Japanese restaurant is to be takeout only, […]

Filed Under

First Look at Taqueria Diana’s Clinton Street Outpost, Opening this Weekend

Posted August 9, 2017 at 5:00 am

The four-year-old Mexican joint, Taqueria Diana, is ready for its latest expansion. The new Lower East Side location will be open by the end of the week at 69 Clinton Street, the former La Socia Pawn shop space. Proprietor Matthew LaRue, a former manager at The Meatball Shop, had been building out the mid-block space […]

Filed Under

‘Taqueria Diana’ Plants a Flag on Clinton Street, but there Won’t be Margaritas

Posted May 31, 2017 at 5:14 am

Taqueria Diana officially marked its territory at 69 Clinton Street this week. Half the storefront marquee pimps painted lettering and a branded red canopy. However, when this new Lower East Side location debuts (the inside is still a mess, so not anytime soon), it’ll do so without (tequila-based) margaritas. The proprietors, whose proposal for full liquor […]

Filed Under

Clinton Street is Getting a ‘Taqueria Diana,’ Here’s What to Expect

Posted December 2, 2016 at 5:00 am

Taqueria Diana is opening a new restaurant on Clinton Street come springtime. The “California-inspired Mexican restaurant” combined the storefronts of two departed businesses on the block – C&C Prosperity Dumpling and La Socia Pawn. The application materials just hit public record, so we now have more background on what to expect from this third outpost […]

Filed Under

‘Taqueria Diana’ will Open at 69 Clinton Street this Spring, Potentially with ‘Street Seat’ in Tow

Posted October 20, 2016 at 5:00 am

No more dumplings; no more dookie chains. With C&C Dumpling and the La Socia Pawn Shop gone from 69 Clinton Street, the popular Taqueria Diana restaurant is ready to take over. Both inside and out. Yep. Taqueria Diana is definitely opening a second outpost at 69 Clinton Street, as we first reported over the summer. […]

Filed Under

Rumor: ‘Taqueria Diana’ to Open Another Location on Clinton Street

Posted July 26, 2016 at 5:00 am

A mini-chain of Mexican restaurants across the city is about to open its fourth location. Lower East Side next. The C&C Prosperity Dumpling offshoot at 69 Clinton Street shuttered back in May. Controversy surrounding the original Eldridge dumpling house (i.e. back-alley kitchen and prep) eventually caught up with this spot. That coupled with the earlier […]

Filed Under

C&C Prosperity Dumpling Offshoot Likewise Closes Shop on Clinton Street

Posted May 17, 2016 at 9:27 am

The kid brother of Prosperity Dumpling is likewise cooked, it appears. Several readers have noticed that C&C Prosperity Dumpling on Clinton Street – the outpost opened back in 2011 – is closed without explanation. Grate is locked and the business line is forever a busy signal. No signs or announcements, either. Thus ends the prosperous era […]

Filed Under

Vida Natural Folds After 20 Years on Clinton Street; Neighborhood Pawn Shop Moves in

Posted December 8, 2015 at 5:17 am

Vida Natural on Clinton Street – founded by Jose Romano two decades ago – closed up shop last week after more than a month of uncertainty. The liquidation sale advertised in its windows of late was the tell-tale sign of demise. We hear that rising rents were the ultimate kicker. A replacement for the health […]

Filed Under

Prosperity Dumpling Now Open at 69 Clinton

Posted April 12, 2011 at 6:39 am

Thanks to a second outpost further north at 69 Clinton Street, the quandary of cramped quarters has been (partially) resolved.

Filed Under