78 Rivington Street

Sauce Restaurant Returns to Rivington Street this Friday, Nine Months After Kitchen Fire

Last modified September 4, 2019 at 12:06 pm

The return of Sauce restaurant is days away. Ownership took to Instagram over the holiday to announce that the reopening is this Friday (September 6). The Italian eatery has been on the sidelines these last nine months due to damage sustained from a one-alarm kitchen fire last December. During this rebuilding time, Sauce stayed busy, […]

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Sauce on the Sidelines for Another Month (at Least)

Posted June 24, 2019 at 5:05 am

Still on the sidelines, Sauce might soon return. Workers busy with renovations inside the Rivington Street restaurant said to expect a reopening sometime “next month.” Given the apparent state of the interior, though, that seems ambitious. You’ll recall that a kitchen fire at the end of December knocked out the locals favorite (Monday nights half […]

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It Might be Awhile Before ‘Sauce’ Reopens on Rivington Street

Posted March 20, 2019 at 5:07 am

Don’t hold your breath for Sauce, the Rivington Street Italian restaurant that’s been closed since late-December. Even though its eponymous pizzeria is serving slices next door, the OG Sauce, a locals favorite, remains down for the count thanks to a kitchen fire over the holiday season. The blaze KO’d both the eatery and a couple […]

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Couple Displaced by 78 Rivington Fire Seeks Aid for Recovery

Posted January 4, 2019 at 5:00 am

The one-alarm fire at 78 Rivington Street last Saturday morning shuttered Sauce restaurant and devastated a couple of apartments on the second floor. The blaze was apparently electrical, and emanated from the kitchen of the local Italian spot. No one was hurt, but damage in the building is reportedly extensive. Heat, gas, and hot water […]

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Fire Takes out ‘Sauce’ Restaurant on Rivington Street, No one Hurt

Posted January 2, 2019 at 5:03 am

Early Saturday morning, a one-alarm fire swept through the lower part of 78 Rivington Street. It apparently started inside the kitchen of Sauce restaurant. According to ownership, the fire was quickly extinguished and no one hurt. Published reports noted that the flames spread up to apartments 2B and 2D, but that affected tenants are okay. […]

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Sauce Restaurant Introduces New ‘LES Pizza’ Takeout Window on Allen Street

Last modified April 14, 2017 at 8:30 pm

Sauce introduced a new grab-and-go pizza concept at its Lower East Side restaurant yesterday. Their take on thin-crust pizza, dubbed LES Pizza, is dispensed through the window of 78 Rivington Street, and available 5pm to 12am daily. Delivery is also an option, via Seamless. The so-called pizza window just off the kitchen on the Allen […]

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There Was a Basement Fire Beneath Sauce on Rivington Street Last Night

Posted December 1, 2016 at 5:12 am

Last night at around 8:00pm, just as the heavy rains started to intensify, a fire sparked in the basement of 78 Rivington Street. Beneath Sauce restaurant. Fire engines raced to the scene and blocked off the roadway from Allen to Ludlow Streets. A ladder was even deployed to the rooftop. Employees at the door informed us […]

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Edwin & Neal’s Principals to Take Over Operations at Sauce on Rivington Street

Posted March 29, 2016 at 5:18 am

A changing of the guard is afoot at neighborhood favorite, Sauce, on Rivington Street. Just a few months shy of its fifth anniversary on the block. But rest assured, it’s staying in the family. Sauce operating partner Adam Elzer and his partner in the nascent Edwin & Neal’s, Shane Covey, are together taking full corporate control of […]

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Tiberio Custom Meats Departs Sauce, Reopening in Bushwick

Posted September 25, 2013 at 6:00 am

One of the better Italian restaurants in the neighborhood just hit a few bumps in the road. We are told that Sauce at Rivington and Allen Streets stopped serving lunch within the last couple weeks, and put the kibosh on the pseudo-permanent daytime butcher business. You know, Tiberio Custom Meats, what Frank Prisinzano previously referred to […]

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Sauce Opens Rustic Restaurant at 78 Rivington Street

Posted October 24, 2011 at 6:43 am

As we’ve been reporting, Frank Prisinzano is expanding his empire south of Houston with the new Sauce restaurant venture.

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